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School Structure Boasts Iridescent Color-Changing Facade With Lumiflon Fluoropolymer Topcoat

Paderborn, a Western German city, was given its name from the Pader river that runs through it. The historic city has two large Secondary Schools, Pelizaeus and Reismann. In a development of the school’s campus, an Alucobond-clad canteen was created, designed by Matern Wäschle Architekten. The structure, which is oval-shaped, serves as a public access point for the historic city center and popular residential area. Continue reading Read More

Architects Design Beautiful University Building With Aluminum Composite Infused With LUMIFLON Fluoropolymer Technology

The Kenwood Interdisciplinary Research Complex, KIRC, is an over 140,000 square-foot building on the UWM campus designed by Flad Architects. Completed in 2015, the building was the first new construction on campus in two decades. The building houses the college’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics departments. Continue reading Read More

Upcoming Webinar: Know Your Coatings: FEVE Coatings for Construction Applications

In this one-hour course, we will discover the strengths and advantages of FEVE fluoropolymer topcoats for curtain walls, as well as maintenance re-coating of existing finishes. We will evaluate coating performance tests including accelerated weathering and real-time weathering and what the implications are for the life of different coatings. We will also assess the life-cycle cost advantage and sustainability benefits of FEVE topcoats despite their higher initial cost compared to other topcoat formulations. Continue reading Read More

University At Albany Standpipe Features Advanced Fluoropolymer Coating System

In the late 1960s a 251-foot architectural landmark was built at the University at Albany in New York. The 320,000-gallon standpipe water tank was in desperate need of renovation after seeing massive corrosion. The engineers at Delta and Field Applicator, TDA Construction, worked closely with Tnemec Company to replace the structure’s lead-based exterior paint and interior lining with an advanced fluoropolymer coating system. Continue reading Read More