LUMIFLON powders for architecture

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LUMIFLON® FEVE Powder Resins Improve Coating Quality in Exterior Architectural Applications 
LUMIFLON® FEVE powder resins from AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc., provide exceptional weatherability, corrosion resistance and environmental benefits when used in exterior architectural coatings applications. These resins do not require a solvent (VOC) and can be used in formulations to meet the AAMA 2605 specification for high-performance exterior architectural coatings.

“Our new powder coating developments focus on creating value by lowering cost, improving coating flexibility and surface quality, controlling coating gloss and producing new formulations to meet customers’ needs,” said Hongli Wang, Ph.D., Senior Technical Development Engineer

LUMIFLON for Corrosion-Resistant Topcoats
Topcoats formulated with LUMIFLON FEVE-based resins offer outstanding gloss and color retention and protect metal and concrete structures from corrosion. When used on buildings, bridges, aircraft, automobiles, water towers and solar panels, LUMIFLON FEVE-based topcoats do not degrade from UV light, wind, or rain and can be formulated to last 30 years or more. FEVE resins are available for almost any type of coating, including solvent-based, powder, environmentally friendly low-VOC and HAPs-free coatings, and water-based coatings. A transparent fluororesin, LUMIFLON can be used to make both clear and pigmented coatings in more than 230 colors in high-gloss to flat finishes.

LUMIFLON® FEVE Resins
lumiflonLUMIFLON® is the first solvent-soluble fluoropolymer resin for coatings that can be cured at room temperature or at elevated temperatures. LUMIFLON 

resins, used in topcoats, are ultra-weatherable, and maintain their excellent appearance on buildings, bridges, and other structures, as well as on aircraft, automobiles, and solar panels. LUMIFLON coatings protect steel, aluminum and other metals as well as concrete from degradation by UV light, wind and rain, and corrosion. A transparent fluororesin, LUMIFLON can be used to make both clear and pigmented coatings. Because of their ultra-weatherability, LUMIFLON based coatings offer substantial life cycle cost savings over conventional coatings. The resins can be formulated into coatings with a range of gloss (from high gloss to flat finishes) in more than 230 colors. LUMIFLON resins are available for almost any type of coating, including solvent based resins, powder coating resins, environmentally friendly solid resins for low VOC and HAPS free coatings, and water emulsion and water dispersion resins. For more information on the latest innovations related to LUMIFLON FEVE resins, please go to www.lumiflonusa.com.

Features:

  • Outstanding UV light, chemical, and corrosion resistance
  • Excellent weather resistance compared to conventional topcoats
  • Long-lasting color and gloss retention
  • Soluble in common solvents and compatible with water
  • Curable at room temperature or elevated temperature
  • Wide range of resin types for almost any coating market segment

 

Applications:

  • Industrial Maintenance: Bridges, storage tanks, water towers
  • Transportation: Aircraft, automobiles, trains
  • Architectural: Metal composite panels, aluminum extrusions for window frames
  • Alternative Energy: Solar panels, wind towers

 

AGC Chemicals is proud to sponsor a new online AIA Continuing Education course entitled Architectural Protective Coatings: FEVE Technology. Click here to complete this course . We encourage you to provide feedback on this course through our Contact Us page.

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ABOUT AGC CHEMICALS AMERICAS
For almost a century, AGC Chemicals has been manufacturing high-performance materials serving industrial customers. Already the world’s largest, longstanding custom compounder of PTFE and other fluoropolymer resins, AGC continues to build its product line with the introduction of FFKM resins that meet the growing demand for tougher, more durable products for today’s production and manufacturing environments.