Coatings specifications allow an engineer or architect to specify finishes based on performance. The specifications for coatings include any painted structure such as bridges, buildings, or even signs. Within these specifications, shortcuts exist, to enable an architect or engineer to spec a coating system based on resin chemistry.
Don Lawson of AGC Chemicals Americas, LUMIFLON, will be speaking on Thursday, February 6th at 9:30AM. Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) Evaluation of Single Layer Coating Performance in Corrosive Environments.
In 2011, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) tested eight one-coat systems, as well as one two-coat and one three-coat systems. They were tested on steel panels that were blast cleaned to Scientific Society for Protective Coatings Surface Preparation 10 standard, and coatings were applied using airless spray.
LUMIFLON is a fluoropolymer resin composed of alternating fluoroethylene and vinyl ether segments (FEVE). Polymers with this unique chemical structure produce coating formulations with exceptional durability, weatherability, and chemical resistance. In the U.S., coating systems are priced in $/gallon. However coating cost per gallon or coating cost per surface area is not a true measure of the value of a coating system.