Metal roofs are common amongst commercial buildings, for their durability and perceived long life cycles. While these roofs may never need replacement, overtime degradation occurs of the the baked-on PVDF coatings and requires refurbishing, exposing the bare metal underneath, resulting in red rust corrosion that can permanently damage the substrate. For the roof restoration of this Baltimore, Maryland based office building; All-Tech Coatings was contacted for their expertise in recoating. To achieve a factory-like finish that can provide years of service with low wear, All-Tech Coatings applied a coating system that uses PPG’s Coraflon ADS that include Lumiflon FEVE fluoropolymer resins. Continue reading Read More
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While Lumiflon fluoropolymer resin coatings can be used for an array of applications, they are seeing increased use for standing seam metal roof restorations. When factory baked-on coatings of these roofs prematurely fail, building owners typically seek recoating versus a costly roof replacement. To satisfy the most demanding requirements from building owners, contractors have turned to Lumiflon FEVE resin based coatings; while popular amongst high performance building projects, these coatings provide the most durable, long lasting, factory like finishes that have proven to exceed their life-cycle expectations. Continue reading Read More
In some of the more extreme climates of the United States, standing seam metal roof systems tend to experience coating failures more rapidly and severely. The roofs of buildings on the Olde Florida Golf Course in Naples, Florida had experienced inconsistent weathering from panel to panel, as well as some panels having been rusted all the way through. As restoration was long overdue, the owner contacted All-Tech Coatings of Romeoville, IL, for their expertise in standing seam metal roof recoating. To provide the best ultraviolet (UV) protection, color and gloss retention, All-Tech Coatings applied their proven roof coating system using PPG’s Coraflon ADS coating with Lumiflon FEVE fluoropolymer resin technology.
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