Serving as Salt Lake City’s high-end retail and dining destination, the City Creek Center showcases one of the most advanced roofing systems available. The first of its kind in Utah, the S-shaped retractable roof consists of 36 structural steel “whalebone ribs,” used to support glass panels, allowing for ample daylighting to the patrons below. Using a Lumiflon FEVE fluoropolymer based Tnemec coating system, fabricators at Ducworks, Inc. were able to provide an excellent color match of the structural steel to the roof’s metal frames. 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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While standing seam metal roofs provide longer lasting, more durable solutions than other roofing substrates, their baked on Kynar finishes can fail prematurely. When the roof of this bank in Mathews, Louisiana began showing signs of wear, down to the galvanization, as well as red rust corrosion, it became apparent that a restoration was needed. All-Tech Coatings was chosen for the job, and they were able to provide a factory-like finish using PPG’s Coraflon ADS powder coating with Lumiflon FEVE fluoropolymer resin. Continue reading Read More