Sigma Air Pure
A breath of fresh air.
The arrival of Sigma Air Pure represents a breath of fresh air for the paint industry – quite literally. This unique technology does exactly what its name suggests: purifying indoor air and removing harmful volatile organic substances like formaldehyde – which is emitted by everything from furniture to fabrics. Having made these huge strides in protecting people, PPG turned its attention to the planet - and how to make its paint more sustainable. So it looked to the heart & soul of the paint - Decovery® plant-based resin.
Markets & Products
Building & Construction
Decovery® is a unique, eco-friendly family of plant-based paint resins for Decorative and Architectural markets including walls, ceilings, flooring and joinery.
Decovery® is a unique, eco-friendly family of plant-based paint resins for furniture, kids’ furniture and kitchen cabinets.
Frequently asked questions
No, Decovery® is used in a similar way to traditional waterborne resins.
Non-renewable fossil feedstocks, like crude oil are not only becoming scarcer but they also contribute to climate change. By using plant-based materials that perform as well as (if not better than) fossil-based equivalents we unlock environmental benefits that reduce our overall ecological footprint. In markets like paint, for example, we see customers increasingly making this a key part of their decision criteria.
The short answer is yes. It delivers an excellent finish with outstanding durability and no yellowing effect (as associated with traditional alkyd-based) coatings. It’s easy to apply and use, contains zero-to-low VOCs, and delivers a carbon footprint reduction of up to 34% based on replacing crude oil with plants.