With an emphasis on sustainability, it was imperative that the materials used in construction be of the highest performace. For the steel struts of the entire campus, a coating that would achieve AAMA 2605 level performance was requested. To provide the best possible solution, Americana Powder Finishing applied IFS Coatings’ IFS500 FP coatings enriched with Lumiflon FEVE fluoropolymer resin to these surfaces, a coating that exceeds the performance requirements of AAMA 2605. Continue reading Read More
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To refresh the image of Canada’s largest marine science institution, Musson Cattell Mackey Partnership (MCMP) architects designed the Vancouver Aquarium that alludes to the flowing motion of water. Further complimenting the dynamic shape of the structure, the Alucobond Spectra façade panels shift colors when viewed from different angles. These façade panels feature a Lumiflon FEVE resin based topcoat, which met the requirements necessary from the project’s architect.
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The architectural and construction industry have been specifying and utilizing protective coatings for generations. These coatings work to prevent deterioration caused by impact and environmental factors. They are used to maintain durability and aesthetics, while greatly reducing maintenance costs by increasing the life of the finish. Without protection from ultra-violet radiation, wind, rain, and other environmental impacts, a beautifully constructed project can quickly lose its luster. These factors can result in deterioration and render aesthetics awash of their former brilliance, leading to extensive costs to repair, correct and restore. Continue reading Read More
AGC Chemicals Americas is proud to sponsor a free Webinar and Continuing Education Course on Architectural Protective Coatings: FEVE Technology that features the exploration of different architectural coatings, including fluoropolymers, and their benefits. Learn how next-generation, fluoropolymer coating technology exhibits excellent weatherability, lowers maintenance costs, and is environmentally friendly. Continue reading Read More