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
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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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The Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, New York was originally a historic movie studio complex. In July 2013, the 60,000 square-foot complex was completely renovated, along with a 40,000 square-foot addition. The museum now exhibits a futuristic exterior, clad in triangular cut aluminum panels that blend with the color of the sky. The aluminum skin is coated with PPG’s Coraflon ADS coating with Lumiflon FEVE fluoropolymer resins that contribute to the brilliant aesthetic of the exterior. Continue reading Read More