With over 5000 identified liquid bulk chemicals currently transported by sea PPG PMC’s Marine Tank Coating Resistance Information Service (TRIS) provides practical information on appropriate coatings suitable for the widest range of individual cargoes.

This resistance list applies to the following PPG marine tank coating products:

PPG Tank Coating product Standard Specification
PPG PHENGUARD™ 300 microns (12 mils) in 3 coats of 100 microns (4 mils): PPG PHENGUARD 930/935/940
300 microns (12 mils) in 3 coats of 100 microns (4 mils): PPG PHENGUARD 965
PPG NOVAGUARD™ 840 (Sigma NovaGuard) 300-600 microns (12-24 mils) in 1 coat
(SigmaGuard EHB)
250-320 microns (10-12.6 mils) in 2 coats, 3x100 microns (3x4 mils) accepted
(Sigma Silguard MC)
75-100 microns (3-4 mils)  in 1 coat

In 2006 an extensive re-branding programme was completed. In case of a name change the former name is mentioned between brackets.

Validity of this list

Issue: December 2008. This TRIS issue supersedes all earlier issues.

The information provided in this resistance list is to the best of our knowledge correct and given in good faith. It is not intended to be exhaustive and the list of cargoes is subject to change without notice. The data is liable to modification, based upon experience and our policy of continued product development. The advice provided, as guidance only, is based upon user reports and laboratory testing that are believed to be reliable.
As many cargoes can be variable in composition and we have no control over the use of our products in service conditions, we accept no responsibility for the performance of the product or any loss or damage whatsoever, arising out of such use.

The TRIS list is also available as a hard copy and on CD.

To obtain a set please contact your local sales representative.

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