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Bridge’s Colorful Wave Effect Created By FEVE-Coated Embellishments

In November 2016, the Aura Boulevard Bridge finally opened for the public. The bridge, located on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia, was a $5 million investment that took a year to construct. The structure, which serves as a two-way bridge for cyclists, is the newest method of entry into Aura. Aura is one of Australia’s newest communities; the first in Australia to be built to the world’s highest sustainability standards. The construction of the bridge was a major step in the development of the community. Continue reading Read More

The Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge Is The Lumiflon Coatings Poster Child

Considered to be Japan’s greatest engineering feat, the Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge is the longest and tallest suspension bridge in the world. Although its inception stems from a tragic ferry accident, the engineers ensured that the bridge was to be safe, stable and would endure a long coating life-cycle before any maintenance was needed. In order to prevent corrosion from the coastal region on which the bridge is situated, as well as road salts during snow, the bridge’s metal surfaces were coated with a Lumiflon fluoropolymer topcoat. Continue reading Read More