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Ontario Water Tank Boasts Area’s Iconic Color Scheme Using Advanced Fluoropolymer System

In southwestern Ontario, Canada stands the Chatham-Kent Water Tank. The one-million-gallon tank was built in 1994 and upon an assessment in 2013 was required to undergo both an interior and exterior recoat due to rust bloom. As part of the local area’s Community Brand campaign, which featured the water tank’s design, videos, banners and graphic designs, the tank was redesigned and recoated utilizing Tnemec Company’s fluoropolymer coating system. Continue reading Read More

Fluoroethylene Vinyl Ether (FEVE) Versus Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF): A Exploration Of The Benefits Of FEVE Resin Technology

There are a whole host of benefits to the utilization of an FEVE resin over a PVDF. These benefits include aesthetic-based benefits, application-based benefits, and sustainability benefits. FEVE (fluoroethylene vinyl ether) was developed to address the shortcomings with traditional fluoropolymer resins like PVDF, they are manufactured by copolymerization of a fluoroethylene monomer with a vinyl ether monomer. Continue reading Read More

Upcoming Webinar: Contextual Coatings: The Future Of Metal Cladding

This course discusses the future of exterior coatings and finishes, and explains the bespoke process of achieving a site-specific, client-specific design. Using the offset gravure printing process, unique finishes such as vintage luxury metals, abstract stone and wood can be printed on various types of metals. This manufacturing process results in high-fidelity finishes capable of various fabrication types of a metal substrate, while providing a Class A Fire-Rated, durable, easily maintained and sustainable product. For exterior applications, we will discuss the advantages of using a FEVE over PVDF coatings. Continue reading Read More

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