PR-2930 is a state-of-the-art structural adhesive technology that provides composite armor systems with high-quality performance in the harshest operating environments. Through innovative material design PPG researchers were able to push performance boundaries to achieve high flexibility without sacrificing overall adhesive strength, maximizing the material’s toughness.
“At our PPG research centers, we focus on bridging fundamental polymer properties with formulation and application sciences to produce high performing products,” said David Bem, PPG VP, science and technology, and chief technology officer. “This award is a testament to our ongoing commitment to our global customers and our drive to achieve innovation excellence.”
The awards identify significant impact chemistries that contribute to downstream industries’ unmet needs and advancements in technology. The ASC Innovation Awards Program recognizes innovation in adhesive and sealant product developments. The award program is intended to foster and encourage innovation across the adhesive and sealant industry and academia.
“We are grateful for our partnership with the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Army Research Laboratory, which contributed to this important technological advancement,” said Daniel Sydes, PPG global product manager, aerospace adhesives. “This recognition validates our ability to provide cutting-edge innovations and technologies to help the U.S. military stay ahead of its adversaries.”