Among the many energy-focused features of the KCC North Extension building, one of the most important and visible is the installation of Kingspan Designwall™ 2000 insulated metal wall panels covered in Valspar’s Fluropon® 70 percent PVDF architectural coating.
Parking garages have to withstand a lot of wear and tear, particularly the floors, which bear the weight of the many cars going in and out day after day. In addition, the floors often are exposed to chemicals and temperature fluctuations.
Because Duranar coatings’ molecular structure is invulnerable to the effects of ultraviolet (UV) light, salt spray, acid rain, corrosive chemicals and other environmental stresses on color and gloss, they offered a perfect solution for this unique building.
The brightest color in the spectrum (at 570 to 590 nanometers), yellow is hard to ignore. The most easily visible color from a distance, it’s perfect for school buses, caution signals, crime-scene tape and highway construction equipment.
Our May issue focuses on sustainability, specialty chemicals, automotive coatings and manufacturing equipment. This issue will also be distributed at the Eastern Coatings Show in Atlantic City, May 15-17, 2017.