When the Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Contractors Association (FRSA) designed its new headquarters, they knew it needed to be built with materials that were energy-efficient, code-compliant and long-lasting. To ensure a long-lasting exterior, they turned to coatings and component finishes made with Kynar 500® and Kynar Aquatec® PVDF resin.
By: Cory Baker
Upholstery fabric used in the contract seating market in mass transit, medical, and hospitality applications can breed harmful bacteria with widespread capability. Since the pandemic has swept the world, cleaning and disinfecting commonly touched surfaces have become more frequent and thorough, and rightfully so.
As seen in: gb&d Magazine
Buildings and other projects often make use of coatings to maintain and protect the structures or surfaces long after they’re completed. Some coatings serve to provide waterproofing and concrete surface protection.
By: Michael Couchie
From unique rubber compounds to varying tread patterns, tire producers focus on a number of areas on the tire to set themselves apart and perfect the look of the finished tire. Although not a primary focus of tire designers, the brightly colored identification marks around the tread play a key role in tire building as well as the aesthetics of the finished product. APV Engineered Coatings has been developing and commercializing vibrant, long-lasting stripes for decades by optimizing the ink formulation and application equipment for tire makers and can attest to the importance of engineering the perfect tread stripe.