Easy-to-apply coatings for economical maintenance
In current marine market conditions, fast and economical onboard maintenance plays an important role. Increasingly, ship operators have to maintain a vessel’s good image with limited crew and tight budgets.
Coatings facilitating easy and economical maintenance while sailing and also in, or alongside, dry dock can save valuable man hours. To answer this need, PPG has developed the SIGMARINE range of easy-to-apply and quick-drying coatings to help achieve the savings that customers demand.
Another advantage of the SIGMARINE range is that only a limited number of coatings are used to cover many of the areas on a vessel. This means simplified stock keeping and ordering.
Paint lockers that contain too many different products are not only time consuming and difficult to keep clean and well organized, but can also lead to confusion. Limiting the number of different coatings helps the vessel’s crew become acquainted with the specific products, their surface preparation and handling requirements, leading to faster and improved application and therefore enhanced performance of the coating.
The products in the range offer economical coatings for a variety of vessels: