At Long Beach Auto Body we choose to use PPG Waterbourne and Envirobase High Performance Paint?  We care about our customers and the environment. Meeting VOC compliance requirements is just one reason why we only use PPG waterborne.  Our reputation relies on the quality of our work and outcome and we will only use the best products to achieve the high standard expected of us.

Color Match Superiority

  • High opacity, anti-settling toners
  • No mixing system required, providing better color consistency
  • Precise color alignment to OEM finishes
  • Superior metallic orientation
  • Final “control coat” delivers smooth metallic consistency
  • Minimal film build—half that of solvent
  • No additional binders or additives needed
  • Unparalleled four-year shelf life on unopened toners
  • Best-in-industry color tools

Fast and Easy

  • Easy to learn, easy to use, easy to work with (sand, repair, etc.)
  • Quick flash times with proper air flow, quick to tape
  • High hiding, fewer coats
  • Easier blends—eliminates halo effect
  • Excellent appearance
  • Engine bay and interior systems
  • Lifetime Paint Performance Guarantee—good for as long as the customer owns the vehicle

Environmentally Preferred

  • Enables compliance with current and proposed future legislation
  • Improves work environment (less odor, no noise from mixing machine)
  • Reduces waste handling costs

Envirobase® High Performance
Initially introduced in 1999 to meet low VOC legislation, the ENVIROBASE® High Performance system is now the leading premium waterborne paint system in North America. Delivering everything high-production collision centers need, the Envirobase High Performance waterborne system achieves outstanding color match for today’s OEM finishes and provides easy to use products for improved cycle times. Envirobase High Performance products are not only included in the PPG Paint Performance Guarantee—they are also backed by the Good Housekeeping Seal. No longer just a basecoat color platform, the Envirobase High Performance system provides a suite of undercoats and clearcoats that integrate flawlessly with its advanced waterborne basecoat providing best-in-class color accuracy and durability.

Features/Benefits:

  • OEM approved paint system for all global manufacturers
  • Meets or exceeds all current North American VOC regulations
  • Superb metallic control virtually eliminates mottling
  • Spectral grey surfacers and sealers provide the foundation to achieve coverage in 2-3 coats
  • Anti-settle toners eliminates the need for complicated mixing banks
  • Specifically engineered primers, sealers and clearcoats for use with waterborne basecoat improve adhesion and durability of the entire paint system
  • Industry-leading color system provides near perfect color match between the repair and chips in the Envirobase High Performance system chromatic variant deck
  • Anti-settle technology assures toner stability and long shelf life
  • High solids waterborne toners are designed to color match opaque and transparent OEM finishes

Ideal for:

  • Shops located in regions where low VOC emissions are required
  • High production shops that benefit from cycle time improvements
  • Dealerships or shops requiring OEM approvals
  • Collision centers who demand high quality, performance and service
  • Shops with multiple booths and prep stations