Ford Approves PPG SX1071 Low-VOC Etch Prime for Warranty Repairs - BodyShop Business

Ford Approves PPG SX1071 Low-VOC Etch Prime for Warranty Repairs

Ford Motor Company has approved PPG’s new SX1071 Etch Prime for use in warranty repairs for its vehicles. SX1071, part of the PPG OneChoice product line, is a low-VOC, two-component acid etch primer specifically designed to provide adhesion and corrosion resistance to properly prepared steel and aluminum surfaces while offering fast dry characteristics, the compan says.

“PPG has fully complied with Ford Motor Company aftermarket refinish specifications. SX1071 has our full approval to be used for Ford dealership warranty repairs,” said Gerry Bonanni, senior engineer, Ford Customer Service Division, Paint & Body Technology Center.

The approval comes as a result of comprehensive Ford Motor Company technical evaluations that ensure a vehicle will be returned to pre-accident condition and covers all brands under the Ford umbrella. SX1071 now joins other PPG products approved by Ford, including refinish coatings from the Global Refinish System, Deltron and Nexa Autocolor lines, all of which may be used in combination with SX1071.

“We appreciate Ford’s recognition and approval,” said Kevin Loop, PPG OEM business development manager. “PPG has worked very hard to meet their quality standards. SX1071 will help authorized repair and refinish centers deliver a finish comparable in appearance to the original OEM finish.”

SX1071 is a 5.5 pounds per gallon VOC product compliant with the low-VOC auto refinish regulations originating in California. Similar regulations are in effect in Canada. SX1071 features a fast dry formula and secure adhesion to most metal substrates.

OneChoice is PPG’s universal ancillary brand of specialty products designed to be used with any PPG automotive system.

For more information, call (800) 647-6050 or visit www.ppgrefinish.com.

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