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NYC Retail Storefront Stands Out With Vibrant Exterior Facade Using Valflon Coating System

New York City, the fashion capital of the US, has a lot of competition in the retail market, particularly in storefronts. With this in mind, TPG Architecture was tasked with creating a captivating exterior façade for the Crocs Flagship Retail Store. Embodying the company’s colorful shoe brand, the façade is the perfect complement to the brand’s identity. Continue reading Read More

Colorful Coastal Water Tank Wins Big Using HydroFlon With Lumiflon FEVE Resin Topcoat

Winner of Tnemec’s 2012 Tank of the Year, beating out 200 nominees, the project utilizes Tnemec’s advanced fluoropolymer topcoats, Series 700 Hydroflon which features Lumiflon FEVE resin technology. Lumiflon directly contributes to the coating’s ultra-violet protection, a necessity for water tanks, particularly those in coastal communities. The topcoat also features high gloss range and color retention, ensuring the longevity of the extensive mural by Henn. Continue reading Read More

The Story of Hell Gate Bridge And Its Faded Coating

In the early 1990’s, the bridge was completely recoated for the first time in over 80 years using $55 million appropriated by Congress. The color selected for the topcoat was known as “Hell Gate Red” a deep natural red. The coating was a 4-coat system, two of epoxy, a pigmented polyurethane coat, and a clear topcoat designed to preserve the red color of the bridge. Unfortunately, the bridge began to change color even before the repainting was completed. Continue reading Read More