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FEVE Topcoat Protects Prestigious Financial Office In Quebec

The SSQ Tower in Longueil, Quebec is one of the latest mixed-use office spaces in Canada. Designed by Bernard Mercier Drouin Architectes with sustainability in mind, the tower has features that reduce energy and water consumption, use of natural lighting, and heat island reduction. To further aid in building sustainability, the exterior is clad in aluminum panels that feature a Akzo Nobel Interpon D3000 coating; a high performance Lumiflon FEVE fluoropolymer based powder coating that touts a long life span, along with excellent durability and weatherability characteristics.
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Upcoming Webinar: Selecting Exterior Topcoats Based on Aesthetic Performance

AGC Chemicals Americas is proud to sponsor a free webinar for Durability and Design.

This program is eligible for 1 AIA Learning Unit.

Participants will learn about the aesthetic performance of the most common types of topcoats, examine the effects of UV exposure on color & gloss retention, and learn how to select & specify topcoats based on expected levels of gloss & color retention performance.
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Baked-On Coating Degradation Results In Lumiflon Roof Restoration

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

The Rising Popularity of FEVE Resins For Roof Recoatings

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