*PPG Sigma AquaCover 45

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Product Description

Please note, this product is now discontinued. Please contact our Technical Team for a suitable alternative.

PPG Sigma AquaCover 45 is a single pack finish for accommodation, machinery and ship superstructures offering low VOC, quick drying and certified for low spread of flame.

Sigma AquaCover 45 is a one component waterborne coating based on acrylic dispersion. Particularly suitable when solvents are not permitted because of health and safety reasons. AquaCover 45 allows for safer working during hull outfitting and on new buildings.

Best Uses

Sigma AquaCover 45 is best used as a finish for interior accommodation, machinery spaces and superstructure and is particularly suited to application over AquaCover 25 painted surfaces that are dry and free from contamination.


Sigma AquaCover 45 can be applied using airless spray, long haired brush or roller with rounder edges and has an ultra fast drying time of just 1 hour to touch at 20°C and is ready for an overcoat after just 6 hours. Sigma AquaCover 45 has a theoretical coverage rate of 6.8m2 per litre and is available in a selection of shades suitable for use on metal.

Surface and Environment

Sigma AquaCover 45 is designed for use in industrial or commercial exposures for use on various types of primed steel to offer a protective coating that works to protect against weathering that can weaken the substrate, all the while retaining colour retention.

Technical Details


  • Certificate for low flame spread: see sheet 1883.
  • NATO Approval No. 8010-99-500-7412 (7250 Black)
  • NATO Approval No. 8010-99-225-7360 (7250 White)


PPG Sigma Aquacover 45 is used within the following PPG systems:

  • PPG 3104 System - Systems For Superstructure and Deck Fittings
  • PPG 3105 system - Systems For Interiors

See Data Sheets tab for System sheet downloadable PDF.


  • Use as a finish for interior accommodation, machinery spaces and superstructure
  • Particularly suitable when solvents are not permitted because of health and safety reasons
  • Fast drying and recoatable
  • Good weather resistance
  • Good colour retention
  • Allows safer working during hull outfitting of new buildings

Technical Info

Components: Single Component
Type: Waterborne Acrylic
Finish: Gloss
Stock Colours: White
Tintable: Yes. Please note, bespoke tints are non refundable / exchangeable
VOC Content: Directive 1999/13/EC, SED: max 9.0 g/kg max 10.0 g/l (approx 0.1lb/US gal)9.0 g/kg
Volume Solids: 34 +/- 2%
Suitable Substrates: Primed Steel
Application Method: Brush, Roller, Airless Spray or Air Spray
Theoretical Coverage: 6.8 m2 per litre at 50 microns
Wet Film Thickness (WFT): -
Dry Film Thickness (DFT): 50 microns (2.0 mils) per coat
Induction Time: -
Pot Life: -
Touch Dry: 1 hour at 20°C
Overcoatable: After minimum of 6 hours at 20°C
Fully Cured: -
Cleaner / Thinner: PPG Thinner 90-53 and PPG Thinner 70-05
Shelf Life: At least 18 months when stored cool and dry
Packaging: Available in 5 Litres and 20 Litres

The manufacturers data sheets are available for download from this website. It is your responsibility to read and understand all aspects of the data sheets before you place an order and prior to application. Please pay special attention to the preparation, mixing and application temperatures of the product, cleaning of substrate and environmental factors such as temperature, rain etc. Quoted coverage rates are based on the manufacturers theoretical rates and may vary depending upon substrates absorption, texture and application. We always recommend a test is carried out to ensure suitability.

Customer further agrees that Promain have no liability for any errors or omissions contained within the Product Data Sheets and are not liable for failure due to misapplication or inadequate substrate cleaning and preparation. For more information please refer to our Terms & Conditions.

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