On Route 51, a water tank painted to look like a giant inflatable beach ball is perched high above Marion County, SC. The water tank is divided into sections, each portion given a coating of either red, yellow, or blue. Emblazoned across the tank in a brilliant red print is “Marion County,” followed by the county slogan “It’s just right!” in an elegant blue script. The vibrant beach ball design had received a Hydronflon finish coat that would ensure the high profile project remained in pristine condition under intense conditions. Continue reading Read More
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