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.
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 first thing people see coming into Panama City, Florida is the Panama City Legged Water Tank. Before its renovation, it was “an unused and uninspiring liability to a community asset.” It came to the city’s attention that the tank was in need of a restoration, and they were looking for the best coating solution possible. Lumiflon FEVE resin formulations in coatings, such as Tnemec’s Hydroflon, provide excellent ultraviolet (UV) resistance, gloss retention, as well as accommodate a range of vibrant colors for greater aesthetics. Continue reading Read More
In 2013, the city of Midland, Texas finished the construction of the Midland Composite Elevated Tank, a two million gallon water storage tower that sits above the T-Bar Well Field. Located in one of the driest areas in the country, the tank would have little downtime, so it was imperative that a low maintenance coating system would match the life cycle. The engineers chose Tnemec’s Series 700 Hydroflon with Lumiflon FEVE Resin technology as the exterior coating for its proven resistance to ultraviolet damage, as well as its long-term color and gloss retention.
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