Constructed in 1967, the signature bright red forum was once the premier music and sports arena in Inglewood, California. In its heyday, The Forum was the home for the Los-Angeles Lakers basketball team, the Los Angeles Kings National Hockey League team and host to many major musical acts. During the 1980s, the naming rights were sold and the building’s exterior metal panels were painted blue. However, by the late 2000s, the blue panels had greatly deteriorated. Using a high-performance coating system from Tnemec, which includes a fluoropolymer coating with Lumiflon FEVE resin, The Forum was revitalized to its former glory in its signature “Forum Red.” Continue reading Read More
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In a move towards sustainability, the San Diego International Airport sought to achieve a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum terminal design. Not only does the airport terminal utilize alternative energy sources and green building materials, it also features high performance, low volatile organic compound (VOC) coating systems from Tnemec. All exterior exposed steel, including canopies and two sky bridges, used Tnemec’s Series 1071V Fluoronar coating with Lumiflon FEVE fluoropolymer resins for long lasting protection against ultraviolet (UV) light, along with high gloss and color retention. Continue reading Read More
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Zion’s Cooperative Mercantile Institution (ZCMI) was founded by Brigham Young in 1868. The ZCMI façade restoration was a daunting project; it required special care to the various pieces of cast iron and sheet metal cornice section. To compliment the façade’s extensive preparation, provide the best protection from ultraviolet (UV) degradation and weathering, and provide the best possible aesthetic, the ZCMI restoration was completed using an array of Tnemec high-performance coating systems, including Tnemec’s Fluoronar coatings, which include Lumiflon fluoropolymer technology.
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After almost 70 years of service, the original Topeka Boulevard Bridge connecting North and South Topeka was badly deteriorated. The bridge was rebuilt from 2006 to 2008, with the addition of guarded walkways and aesthetic amenities. The project’s engineer contacted Tnemec’s coatings consultant, Rick Penner, for a high performance red coating that would not fade to pink like other coatings systems. Tnemec’s Series 1071 Fluoronar with Lumiflon FEVE resin technology was chosen for the bridge’s coating system for its long lasting color retention, ease of application and durability. Continue reading Read More