Plascoat PPA 571

The ideal coating for outdoor items exposed to demanding urban or coastal environments


Plascoat PPA 571


Plascoat PPA 571 is amongst the most versatile and durable coatings available on the market today. With 25 years proven performance, Plascoat PPA 571 will provide long-term protection for metal against demanding environments.

Key features and benefits:

  • 25 years proven performance
  • Superior resistance to sun, salt and sea water
  • Excellent impact and sand abrasion resistance
  • Premium quality, glossy appearance
  • Will not crack, chip, flake or fracture
  • Low temperature performance to -70°C
  • Excellent adhesion to steel, iron and aluminium
  • No requirement for a primer
  • PPA 571 is free of Bisphenol A (BPA), PVC, halogens, phthalates and heavy metals

How long will Plascoat PPA 571 last?

Extensive Plascoat lab tests and real-world use indicate working life of over 70 years. The Swedish Corrosion Institute tests show underground life of PPA 571 of over 200 years and SGS, a global leader in testing, certifies that PPA 571 will last at least 5 years in heavy industrial and marine environments.

What applications can Plascoat PPA 571 be used in?

Plascoat PPA 571 is a glossy, attractive coating that will remain maintenance-free for decades. It is used in hundreds of different applications, throughout the world and some of the more popular ones include:

  • Fencing
  • Street furniture
  • Lamp posts
  • Construction
  • Hand rails
  • Automotive parts
  • Stadium seat frames
  • Rail station seating and wire baskets

Plascoat PPA 571 is one of only a few coatings commercially available which is recognised as being DDA, ‘Warm-to-the-Touch’ compliant.

How is Plascoat PPA 571 applied?

Plascoat PPA 571 can be applied by:

  • electrostatic spray, this requires the grade PPA 571 ES
  • fluidised bed (dip), this requires the grade PPA 571
  • flock spray, this requires the grade PPA 571 FS
  • extrusion, this requires the grade PPA 571 XT
  • flame spray, this requires the grade PPA 571

The most popular application method is electrostatic spray and in most cases coaters can use the same spray equipment as they use for applying traditional powder coatings. The Plascoat PPA 571 ES technical data sheet, technical guides and processing guides give you all the information you need to apply Plascoat PPA 571 ES

Which colours are available?

Our standard colours are:

  • RAL 1015, 1021, 3009, 3020, 5015, 5017, 6005, 7001, 7016, 7035, 7046, 8017, 9005, 9006 and 9016. See the Plascoat PPA 571 colour card.

Axalta can offer any bespoke colour to match your needs for customers prepared to place a minimum order of 800 kg. Please see our technical guides for more details.

Plascoat PPA 571 approvals

The following approvals are available upon request (depending on the colour requested):

  • Food contact compliance
  • Potable water approval (see also Plascoat PPA 571 Aqua)

Plascoat PPA 571H


Plascoat PPA 571H is a slightly tougher coating with all the advantages of Plascoat PPA 571.

Key features and benefits

  • 25 years proven performance
  • Superior resistance to sun, salt and sea water
  • Excellent impact and sand abrasion resistance
  • Premium quality, glossy appearance
  • Will not crack, chip, flake or fracture
  • Low temperature performance to -70°C
  • Excellent adhesion to steel, iron and aluminium
  • No requirement for a primer
  • PPA 571 is free of Bisphenol A (BPA), PVC, halogens, phthalates and heavy metals

What applications can Plascoat PPA 571H be used in?

Plascoat PPA 571 H is ideal for coating large metal items that retain latent heat for longer.

How is Plascoat PPA 571H applied?

Plascoat PPA 571 H can be applied by:

  • electrostatic spray, this requires the grade Plascoat PPA 571 HES
  • fluidised bed (dip), this requires the grade Plascoat PPA 571H

Which colours are available?

Our standard colours are:

  • RAL 1015, 1021, 3009, 3020, 5015, 5017, 6005, 7001, 7016, 7035, 7046, 8017, 9005, 9006 and 9016. See the Plascoat PPA 571 colour card.

Axalta can offer any bespoke colours to match your needs for customers prepared to place a minimum order of 800 kg. Please see our technical guides for more details.

Plascoat PPA 571 Aqua


Plascoat PPA 571 Aqua has been developed specifically for coating potable water pipes, fittings and tanks.

Key features and benefits

  • 25 years proven performance
  • Superior resistance to sun, salt and sea water
  • Excellent impact and sand abrasion resistance
  • Premium quality, glossy appearance
  • Will not crack, chip, flake or fracture
  • Low temperature performance to -70°C
  • Excellent adhesion to steel, iron and aluminium
  • No requirement for a primer
  • PPA 571 Aqua is free of Bisphenol A (BPA), PVC, halogens, phthalates and heavy metals

What applications can Plascoat PPA 571 Aqua be used in?

Plascoat PPA 571 Aqua has been developed to coat:

  • Pipes
  • Fittings
  • Valves
  • Tanks

Plascoat PPA 571 Aqua can be used as an alternative to cement lining in ductile iron pipes or fusion bonded epoxy coatings on pipe fittings in the potable water and waste water industries.

How is Plascoat PPA 571 Aqua applied?

Plascoat PPA 571 Aqua can be applied by:

  • fluidised bed (dip)
  • flock spray

Which colours are available?

Plascoat PPA 571 Aqua is available in:

  • RAL 5017, 9005, 8019, 3020.

The colours availability depends on the local approval requested, please contact your sales representative for more information.

Plascoat PPA 571 Aqua approvals - potable water

 

WRAS

UK

AS/NZS 4020

Australia and New Zealand

ACS

France

NSF

USA

AWWA C116/A21.16-15

USA

DVGW

Germany

KTW

Germany