Utilizing Tnemec’s advanced fluoropolymer coating system, the St. Robert, Missouri water tank embodies its advertising slogan, “Put a Tiger in Your Tank.” The tank is completely enveloped in orange with black tiger stripes. The slogan, and the tank’s design, was interestingly the work of Steve Long , public works Director of the City of St. Robert.
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Constructed in 1967, the signature bright red forum was once the premier music and sports arena in Inglewood, California. In its heyday, The Forum was the home for the Los-Angeles Lakers basketball team, the Los Angeles Kings National Hockey League team and host to many major musical acts. During the 1980s, the naming rights were sold and the building’s exterior metal panels were painted blue. However, by the late 2000s, the blue panels had greatly deteriorated. Using a high-performance coating system from Tnemec, which includes a fluoropolymer coating with Lumiflon FEVE resin, The Forum was revitalized to its former glory in its signature “Forum Red.” 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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The Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, New York was originally a historic movie studio complex. In July 2013, the 60,000 square-foot complex was completely renovated, along with a 40,000 square-foot addition. The museum now exhibits a futuristic exterior, clad in triangular cut aluminum panels that blend with the color of the sky. The aluminum skin is coated with PPG’s Coraflon ADS coating with Lumiflon FEVE fluoropolymer resins that contribute to the brilliant aesthetic of the exterior. Continue reading Read More