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Lumiflon Coating Supports Las Vegas City Hall Sustainability Goals

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

Structural Steel Of Retractable Roof Protected By Lumiflon Coating

Serving as Salt Lake City’s high-end retail and dining destination, the City Creek Center showcases one of the most advanced roofing systems available. The first of its kind in Utah, the S-shaped retractable roof consists of 36 structural steel “whalebone ribs,” used to support glass panels, allowing for ample daylighting to the patrons below. Using a Lumiflon FEVE fluoropolymer based Tnemec coating system, fabricators at Ducworks, Inc. were able to provide an excellent color match of the structural steel to the roof’s metal frames. Continue reading Read More

LUMIFLON Resin Renews Corroded Water Tank In America’s Best Small Town

The Village of Waunakee, Wisconsin was honored by CNN/Money as one of “America’s Best Small Towns.” It’s decidedly noticeable water tank required an update that reflected the Village’s honor. According to Tnemec coating consultant Cory Erickson, the tank’s aluminum exterior finish was nearing the end of its useful life. Additionally, condensation staining and mildew covered the lower portion of the tank.
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LUMIFLON Solvent Grade Resins Illuminate Hollywood Water Tower

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. Continue reading Read More

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