The 34-story commercial building at 45 Fremont Center in the South Financial District of San Francisco was originally built in 1978 by internationally-renowned architects Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Yet, the building was showing its age and required a renovation in 2016. To update its exterior a low-VOC fluoropolymer was utilized, which the coatings experts at Tnemec provided to ensure a long-lasting and aesthetically-pleasing result. Continue reading Read More
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Lumiflon FEVE fluoropolymer based coatings have been featured in some of modern architecture’s most prominent buildings. Boasting higher durability, chemical resistance, longevity and color preservation than any other fluoropolymer coatings system, such as PVDF; these coatings also surpass the requirements of today’s most stringent product certifications. Since their introduction in the early 1980’s, FEVE fluoropolymer coatings continue to be the choice of high performance coatings for the most demanding specifications.
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With an emphasis on sustainability, it was imperative that the materials used in construction be of the highest performace. For the steel struts of the entire campus, a coating that would achieve AAMA 2605 level performance was requested. To provide the best possible solution, Americana Powder Finishing applied IFS Coatings’ IFS500 FP coatings enriched with Lumiflon FEVE fluoropolymer resin to these surfaces, a coating that exceeds the performance requirements of AAMA 2605. Continue reading Read More