PPG NOVAGUARD 890

NOVAGUARD 890

Leading solvent-free epoxy - offers exceptional resistance to biofuels

  • Solvent-free novolac epoxy tank and pipeline coating for biofuels
  • Single-coat system applied directly to steel or over approved primer
  • Suitable for application at new construction and major refurbishment
  • No hot cure required when storing gasoline blends with ethanol
  • Exceptional edge coverage and elasticity
  • Excellent application characteristics
  • Can be reinforced with chopped glass fiber or glass mat
  • Reduces explosion risk and fire hazard
  • Light color with smooth and glossy appearance
  • Approved for aviation fuel storage tanks and pipes

Meeting the industry requirement for a practical solution to the transportation and storage of biofuels

The PPG NOVAGUARD 890 coating has been specially developed to provide optimal resistance to new, aggressive fuel mixtures, such as Biodiesel (B5 to higher grades) and gasoline/ethanol blends – ranging from 5% Ethanol (E5) to 100% ethanol (E100).

This specialized tank and pipeline coating combines the superior chemical resistance of novolac epoxy chemistry with the health and safety advantages afforded by solvent-free products.

Its broad chemical resistance permits the storage of 100% ethanol and crude oil up to a maximum temperature of 120°C (250°F), as well as for a wide range of petrochemicals and solvents.

A detailed chemical resistance list can be found in the TankSelect tool: (http://tankselect.sigmacoatings.com).

Typical resistance chart of PPG NOVAGUARD 890Established performance - greater efficiency

The PPG NOVAGUARD 890 coating is easily sprayed by heavy-duty, single-feed airless equipment as a one-coat system applied directly to blast-cleaned steel or over an approved blasting primer. This versatile coating and can be used in new construction or may be reinforced with chopped glass fiber or glass mat, to repair pitted tank bottoms during major refurbishment.

Environmentally friendly – improved health and safety

The demand for safer products is a key issue in the tank coating and pipe lining industry.

Being solvent-free, the PPG NOVAGUARD 890 coating greatly improves working conditions, air quality and reduces the risk of explosion and fire. Applicators also benefit from a healthier, safer and a more environmentally friendly workplace.

Product qualifications

Compliant with EI 1541, Performance requirements for protective coating systems used in aviation fuel storage tanks and piping.

Features

  • Solvent-free novolac epoxy tank and pipeline coating for biofuels
  • Single-coat system applied directly to steel or over approved primer
  • Suitable for application at new construction and major refurbishment
  • No hot cure required when storing gasoline blends with ethanol
  • Exceptional edge coverage and elasticity
  • Excellent application characteristics
  • Can be reinforced with chopped glass fiber or glass mat
  • Reduces explosion risk and fire hazard
  • Light color with smooth and glossy appearance
  • Approved for aviation fuel storage tanks and pipes

Benefits

  • High-build, single-coat system – improves productivity
  • No hot cure necessary – saves time and costs
  • Excellent chemical resistance – maximizes storage capability
  • Smooth finish and light color – assists inspection and easier to clean
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Improved health and safety
  • Reliable and proven performance

For ease of use, improved productivity and superior resistance to biofuels – choose PPG NOVAGUARD 890.

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