One of the most challenging issues in architectural coatings is protecting buildings from corrosion, fading, and weathering. However, KAPGUARD® with Kynar® is an industry-leading, high-performance, factory-applied architectural coating that offers durability, aesthetics, and functionality.

Developed by APV Engineered Coatings, KAPGUARD® is a game-changer that elevates building projects to new heights. Keep reading to explore its benefits, uses, and the value it brings to your projects.

The Unparalleled Features of KAPGUARD®

Made with Kynar polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) resin, KAPGUARD® offers superior protection and longevity. Built for high performance, this protective coating has excellent features that set it apart from its competitors.

  • Fully Customizable: One of this product’s standout features is its complete customizability to meet each project’s precise needs and requirements. From color matching to substrate compatibility to performance enhancements, KAPGUARD® offers a bespoke solution for every application, ensuring optimal results and customer satisfaction.
  • Water- or Solvent-Based Composition: KAPGUARD® can be formulated in water or solvent and in one- or two-component chemistries.
  • Exceptional UV Resistance: Made from a superior thermoplastic polymer resin, KAPGUARD® acts as a formidable shield that protects your investment against the damaging effects of prolonged UV, thermal, and chemical exposure. With this innovation, your exterior building products will maintain their vibrant appearance and structural integrity for many years to come.
  • Long-Term Color Retention: Thanks to its innovative formulation and superior pigmentation, KAPGUARD® boasts exceptional long-term color retention of exterior building products, enhancing a building’s value and visual impact.
  • Hydrophobic: This finish has excellent hydrophobic properties, keeping your exterior building products dry and resilient even in the face of relentless rain and humidity. With KAPGUARD®, water damage becomes a thing of the past, ensuring your project’s longevity and structural integrity.
  • Sheds Dirt: Dirt and grime can mar the beauty of even the most impeccably designed buildings. Say goodbye to stubborn stains and unsightly buildup, as our KAPGUARD® coating effortlessly repels dirt and keeps your building’s exterior fresh and pristine with minimal maintenance.
  • Cures at Low Temperatures: This innovative coating cures at low-bake temperatures, significantly reducing energy consumption and environmental impact during application. You can enhance the performance of your exterior building products and contribute to a more sustainable future.
  • Eliminates the Need for Capstock: With KAPGUARD®, you can do without capstock altogether. Our versatile formulation and exceptional adhesion eliminate the need for an extra layer, streamlining your process and reducing project expenses without compromising performance or aesthetics.
  • Resists Mold and Mildew Growth: Our coating’s inherent resistance to mold and mildew growth helps promote a healthier and more comfortable environment free from allergens and respiratory irritants.


KAPGUARD®’s versatility and performance make it a top choice for a variety of applications, including:

  • Fiberglass Reinforced Pultrusions
  • PVC Substrates
  • Composite Substrates
  • Windows and Doors
  • Sidings and Trims

With its exceptional benefits and unmatched performance, KAPGUARD® is your go-to solution for all architectural coating needs.

The Value of Partnering With APV Engineered Coatings

At APV Engineered Coatings, we don’t just offer products — we provide customized solutions. You can expect the following when partnering with us for your exterior coating needs:

  • Expertise: With 146 years of experience in coating technology, we bring unparalleled expertise and knowledge.
  • Custom Chemistries: We work with you to develop custom chemistries and formulations that meet your project’s specific needs and requirements.
  • State-of-the-Art Technology: Our facilities have the latest equipment and technology, ensuring superior quality and consistent results.
  • Technical Support: We offer technical support throughout the process, from product selection to application techniques, to ensure optimal results and customer satisfaction.

With our extensive expertise, cutting-edge technology, and commitment to excellence, we deliver innovative solutions that exceed expectations and elevate your projects.

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KAPGUARD® isn’t just a coating — it’s a game-changing solution that offers unparalleled durability, performance, and aesthetics. With its incredible features and value-added benefits, this coating transforms building projects, ensuring longevity, beauty, and sustainability.

Partner with APV Engineered Coatings and unlock the power of KAPGUARD® for your next project. Contact us today to learn more or request a quote.