Ever wonder how a smartphone responds to touch, why newer high-tech wallets help secure credit card data or how your car knows when you are not wearing your seatbelt? The answer is conductive coatings, and they are used in literally thousands of every-day consumer, aerospace, automotive, industrial and military applications.
People perceive colors in unique and different ways. PPG explains the science behind color perception.
Graffiti is not just an eyesore but, in many instances, a drain on public resources. Graffiti vandalism costs U.S. taxpayers an estimated $12 billion annually but the real cost may be much higher since it’s an underreported problem.
Athletes are tough, so the equipment they use to train must be rugged, long-lasting and safe. Did you ever wonder about the protective coatings that keep them in peak operating performance and protected from sweat, corrosion, chipping and scratching?
Over the past few months, leading coatings and paint makers like PPG have declared their 2023 colors of the year (COTY) in rapid succession. While the anointing of an annual hue isn't new (these announcements date back to the early 2000s) or unique among these companies, PPG's process to identify it and the range of products that will be influenced by it is.
Five years ago, Arsonsisi, an industrial coatings manufacturer based in Italy, developed a forwarded-thinking powder color palette for architectural applications, furniture and general finishing.
In the trendy and fast-evolving world of consumer electronics, innovation and design reign supreme as key differentiators. However, many brands are now turning to color as a key to help them connect with customers. Vibrant shades like pink, red, blue and gold have hit the shelves, giving consumers a way to express themselves and stand out in the crowd.
Paul Bradley loves a challenge. When Lyft approached us about creating a retroreflective powder coating to make its e-bikes more visible, the technical manager for Industrial Coatings was our go-to project lead. The resulting PPG ENVIROCRON™ LUM coating is the first of its kind and a product with a future so bright, we have to wear shades.
Color is so much more than meets the eye. Color impacts our moods, stimulates our minds and influences how we feel about products and the companies that make them. Color influences how we experience the world around us.