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.
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.
By using these novel reactive silicones, formulators can develop more-durable solutions that enable customers to reduce system costs by extending the interval between recoating, and by keeping their tanks, pipelines, ships and other assets in service with less downtime.
Sherwin-Williams, through its Product Finishes Division, announced the U.S. Army Research Lab has approved MIL-PRF-32348 Type III, Class I Chemical Agent Resistant Coating (CARC) Powder Topcoat in Black 37030, Green 383 34094 and Tan 686A 33446 for registration on the Qualified Products Database, and may be applied to any military asset.
Built to provide durable protection for surface temperatures up to 1200 °F (649 °C), the Endura-Heat line of coatings offers performance against high heat, thermal shock and corrosion under insulation (CUI).
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.