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PPG Coraflon’s Long-lasting FEVE Retains Color And Gloss For The George W. Bush Presidential Center

The George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas is a magnificent structure that stands at the intersection of modern architecture and environmental responsibility. Former President Bush emphasized the importance of constructing a building that both focused on aesthetics and the preservation of the natural world, which is why PPG’s Coraflon was used for this project. With its low VOCs and durable resin that will protect the color and gloss of the building against hot and humid Texan climate, Coraflon was the ideal choice for the presidential center. Continue reading Read More

School Roof Gets Colorfully Repainted With Advanced Fluoropolymer Coating System

All-Tech Coatings, a specialty division of All-Tech Decorating, out of Chicago Illinois was contracted for a colorful school roof restoration in Steubenville, Ohio. The original baked-on Kynar finish of the standing seam roof had experienced weathering and unexplainable peeling, down to the roof’s primer. This created the perfect opportunity for the high school to not only repaint, but to paint the roof with a color more symbolic to the school. The client chose PPG’s “Surrey Beige” to match the school’s signature colors. Continue reading Read More

Elementary School Roof Restoration With Flexible FEVE Fluoropolymer Coating

The Gladeville Elementary School in Galax, VA is another example of a school building that uses a standing seam metal roof system. Many building owners look to these roof systems because of their durability, versatility and longevity, however, the baked-on finishes are usually the first component of standing seam metal roofs to fail. Instead of a cost-intensive replacement, many building owners seek a professional recoating. In the case of the Gladeville Elementary School, All-Tech Coatings contractors were able to achieve a factory-like finish using PPG’s Coraflon ADS coating with Lumiflon FEVE fluoropolymer resin – which has been proven to outperform similar coatings systems. Continue reading Read More

FEVE Resins Used On Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Curtain Walls

Named after former Yankees center field and baseball legend, the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital is the modern and environmentally friendly pediatric unit of the Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Florida. The hospital provides amenities such as private rooms games, movies and a clubhouse for its patients. In addition, the hospital achieved a LEED Gold rating in 2012 for its measures in sustainability. The brightly colored curtain walls use aluminum composite panels coated with PPG’s Coraflon ADS coating with Lumiflon FEVE resin. Continue reading Read More