The Sustainable Building Movement’s Effect On The Coatings Industry

LUMIFLON FEVE Resin, Sustainability Blog Post
Green construction aims to reduce the environmental effects of building. Its prevalence today is widespread as the need for sustainable alternatives continues to increase. Green building encompasses the entire construction process from inception to construction to eventual demolition, and includes building products, functionality, and maintenance.

LUMIFLON Based Coatings Widen Architectural Color Palette

LUMIFLON FEVE Resin, Korea Konkuk University Art College, Photo Mitsubishi Plastics Composites America
Since its creation in 1982, fluororesin paints based on LUMIFLON have been produced by manufacturers around the world and applied to thousands of architectural structures. As the first solvent-soluble fluoropolymer for coatings to be cured at room temperature, LUMIFLON based coatings have color vibrancy not obtainable with PVDF technology. Due to the finishes’ crystal clear quality, LUMIFLON produces a brighter, cleaner range of colors than its PVDF counterpart.

LUMIFLON FEVE Resin Used To Intensify Prismatic Color Series

LUMIFLON FEVE Resin, Gijang Fire Station, Mitsubishi Plastics Composites America
The dynamic series of ALPOLIC® Prismatic colors were developed by ALPOLIC and a coatings manufacturer using LUMIFLON FEVE resin technology. Each of the colors featured in the series has incredible depth that allows the panels to appear to change color upon visual perspective. Applied in a three-coat process, the final clear coat, with specialized mica flake, as well as the solid base coat feature LUMIFLON FEVE resin.

LUMIFLON Resins Dominate The Architectural Protective Coatings Market

LUMIFLON FEVE Resin, Winnie Palmer Hospital, Mitsubishi Plastics Composites America, 2
LUMIFLON has been a leader in the architecture market of the coatings industry for over 25 years due to the resins’ ability to be used on a variety of architectural substrates including steel, aluminum, fiberglass, zinc, copper, construction plastics, recycled plastics, glass, and concrete, When applied to metal composite panels, FEVE resins are the primary choice for architects seeking a wide range of bright colors with higher gloss capabilities.

LUMIFLON Solvent Grade Resins Illuminate Hollywood Water Tower

LUMIFLON FEVE Resin, Hollywood FL Water Tank, Tnemec, Photo by Greg Wilson, 2
Constructed in 1955, the ten legged tank has endured a challenging coastal environment consisting of elevated temperatures, ultraviolet (UV) light intensity, and unwavering humidity. The trio of harsh conditions caused delamination of the clear coat finish in areas, and necessitated frequent maintenance. In 2011, a plan was launched to resurface the tank and transform it into a colorful sea-life mural honoring the region’s significant sea turtle population.