PVDF Compounds

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

JinkoSolar 1500-Volt Eagle Modules Available for Delivery in North America Following UL 1703 Certification

May 2, 2016

SHANGHAI and WILMINGTON, Del. - JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar"), a global leader in the photovoltaic (PV) industry, today announced that its 1500-volt Eagle PV modules, manufactured with its strategic partner DuPont's™ Tedlar® polyvinyl fluoride (PVF) film-based backsheets, have received UL1703 certification by Underwriters Laboratories (UL). Following certification, the... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings, Green & Clean

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Addition Features Nine of Valspar's PVDF Colors

February 26, 2016

Philadelphia  – In July 2015, the Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care opened as the newest addition to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) campus, which serves more than 200,000 patients each year. Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects and FKP Architects, the 12-story, 700,000-square-foot ambulatory care center is the focus of the new South Campus. Its curving... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

PVDF Architectural Coatings combine rich color and sparkle.

November 4, 2015

Available for coil and extrusion applications, Fluropon® Effects Nova 70% PVDF Architectural Coatings can be matched to nearly any color – including neutrals, bright colors, pastels, whites, and black – with gold or silver sparkle finish. Products meet stringent standards of AAMA 620, 621, and 2605-13, providing optimized color and gloss retention, withstanding extreme weathering, and resisting dirt, stains, chalking, and fading. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings

CityCenterDC Office Towers Feature Valspar's Fluropon High-Performance PVDF Finishes

July 17, 2015

Minneapolis – CityCenterDC offers a transit- and pedestrian-oriented neighborhood experience in downtown Washington, D.C., that blends 2.5 million square feet of shops, restaurants, apartments, condominiums, offices, a hotel and public spaces. One of the largest urban infill projects ever undertaken in the city, this 10-acre, mixed-use, LEED®-certified development occupies 3.5 city blocks and... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings

Jessie Eccles Quinney Ballet Centre Features Valspar's High-performance PVDF Finishes

June 23, 2015

Minneapolis - Constructed during the 50th anniversary of Salt Lake City’s Ballet West, the new Jessie Eccles Quinney Ballet Centre opened as scheduled for the 2014 production of “The Nutcracker.” Helping distinguish this new cultural center, Valspar’s Fluropon® coating systems were selected in four colors for the building’s exterior wall panels, automatic entrances, louvers, interior... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings

Chicago's Intrinsic Schools Showcase Distinctive, Patterned Façade Finished in Valspar's Fluropon Coatings

May 13, 2015

Chicago's Intrinsic Schools showcase distinctive, patterned facade finished in Valspar's Fluropon coatings; Greg Folkins Photography Opened for the 2014-15 academic year on Chicago’s Northwest Side, Intrinsic Schools’ new 58,000-square-foot Belmont Campus transforms a former lumberyard into a contemporary educational facility designed by Wheeler Kearns Architects (WKA) specifically... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Arkema Business Units to Feature New Products at 2015 NPE

March 18, 2015

Arkema will have a strong presence at the 2015 NPE International Plastics Expo in Orlando, FL, later this month (exhibit space #36019), featuring products from five business units that serve the broad plastics marketplace. The product portfolio will range from new offerings in bio-sourced solutions, PVDF resins, new high performing thermoplastic resins, thermoplastic elastomers, soybean-based... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings

Linetec and Valspar Provide Consistent, Durable Finish for Aspen Art Museum's White Exterior Composed of Multiple Architectural Metal Products

November 18, 2014

Minneapolis — At nearly 8,000 feet above sea level, Aspen, Colorado, is known for its mountain ski slopes that rise seemingly from the heart of the town's central business district. Echoing these snowy and forested surroundings, design architect and 2014 Pritzker Prize for Architecture winner, Shigeru Ban and his New York practice, Shigeru Ban Architects + Dean Maltz Architect (SBA)... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings

MCA Award for Education Honors Valspar as Part of Arkansas' Chaffin Junior High School Project Team

October 27, 2014

Metal Construction Association’s 2014 Chairman’s Award recognizes the renovation and expansion project as an inspiring, colorful transformation Minneapolis - The Metal Construction Association (MCA) 2014 Chairman’s Award honored The Valspar Corporation for its contribution to Chaffin Junior High School’s colorful renovation and addition in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Recognized in the... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings

Paint Finish mimics look and feel of natural terra cotta.

June 20, 2014

Available on aluminum wall panels, Terra Cotta Paint Finish utilizes 70% PVDF resin-based coating to achieve optimal performance in exterior environments and texture additive to help replicate natural feel of terra cotta. Product comes in 4 color choices, meets requirements of AAMA 2605-13, and is tested to exhibit resistance to humidity, color change, chalk, gloss loss, and chemicals. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Green & Clean

Solvay Specialty Polymers Partners with Agiplast on New Recycled Solef® PVDF Resins

October 17, 2013

BOLLATE, Italy – Solvay Specialty Polymers has unveiled a range of recycled grades of Solef® polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) resin which provides major sustainability benefits for its customers. The new product range, called Fluorloop™, is based on recycled PVDF scrap from the Solef® PVDF production process as well as post-molding scrap from Solvay customers. Fluorloop™ grades were... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Solvay Marks 15th Anniversary of Solef® 60512 PVDF Resin in Flexible Risers and Flowlines for Oil & Gas

May 10, 2013

BOLLATE, Italy – Solvay Specialty Polymers is celebrating its 15th anniversary as the global supplier of Solef® 60512 polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) resin for the oil and gas industry. Since its commercial development in 1998, Solef® 60512 has become the material of choice for demanding applications such as flexible risers, umbilicals, pipe liners, and high-performance pipes and tubing. ... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Paints & Coatings

KYNAR Now Available for Triatek Venturi Valves

March 29, 2012

Norcross, GA. - Triatek is already well known for its line of highly customizable and reliable venturi valves. In fact, no other single manufacturer of venturi valves offers the level of customization for their venturi valves as Triatek. The latest addition to the Triatek line of venturi valves is the use of KYNAR® as an optional coating. Unlike other Triatek venturi valves, Triatek KYNAR... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

DuPont Signs Strategic Cooperation Agreements with Trina Solar

March 29, 2012

WILMINGTON, Del. - DuPont announced it has signed two strategic cooperation agreements with Changzhou Trina Solar Energy Co., Ltd. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Trina Solar Limited), one of the world's foremost photovoltaic companies. The agreements cover the supply of DuPont(TM) Tedlar® polyvinyl fluoride films and technology collaboration, including collaborative efforts involving DuPont(TM)... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

DuPont Introduces New Protective Backsheet Technology for Photovoltaic Modules....

September 13, 2011

Signs Licensing Agreement with Taiflex<4444>DuPont(TM) TPNext(TM) Laminate to Power Taiflex Solmate® Backsheet WILMINGTON, Del., - DuPont Photovoltaic Fluoromaterials (DuPont) announced it has developed a new backsheet technology designed to enhance the quality and manufacturability of crystalline silicon solar modules by improving adhesion to encapsulants, resistance to ultraviolet (UV)... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Green & Clean

DuPont Expands Licensing Agreement with Toppan to Boost Production of Tedlar® PV2400 for Solar Modules

July 26, 2011

Increases High-Performance Backsheet Availability for Growing Photovoltaic Market<4444>WILMINGTON, Del.- DuPont Photovoltaic Fluoromaterials (DuPont) announced it has expanded the rights of a technology license agreement with Toppan Inc. Printing Co. LTD that will double Toppan's immediate supply capability for the full-scale commercial production of DuPont(TM) Tedlar® PV2400 polyvinyl... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Rowland Technologies and Arkema Launch High-Performance PVDF Films for Photovoltaic Front-Sheet Market

October 28, 2010

WALLINGFORD, Conn., Oct. 8 -- Rowland Technologies Inc. (www.rowtec.com) and Arkema Inc. have announced that Rowlar(TM) -- a new line of high-performance PVDF (polyvinylidene fluoride) films specifically designed for photovoltaic front-sheet applications -- is now commercially available.<4444>Rowlar(TM) was developed by applying Rowland Technologies advanced film design and manufacturing... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings

15-Year Transferable Warranty Against Fading Introduced for NeverFade with Kynar Aquatec Exterior Paint

August 3, 2010

AKRON, OHIO - APV Engineered Coatings has introduced a revolutionary 15-year warranty against fading on its NeverFade(TM) exterior paint. The transferable warranty makes it possible for homeowners and commercial property owners to confidently invest in the premium exterior paint knowing that the value of the NeverFade paint will transfer on to future building owners.<4444>"We're absolutely... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings

NeverFade Paint Selected for 2011 NextGen Flex Home

August 2, 2010

AKRON, OHIO - When builders and contractors join together for the 2011 International Builders' Show, they'll have the opportunity to tour The NextGen Flex Home(TM) on site at the Orlando Conventions Center. Created especially to showcase innovative products and home designs, the coordinators of the demonstration home have chosen NeverFade(TM) exterior paint for the 2011 project home.<4444>The... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Parkinson Technologies Produces New Bioriented PVDF Film For Solvay Solexis

October 22, 2009

Parkinson Technologies has recently produced a new biaxially-oriented fluoropolymer (PVDF) film for Solvay Solexis. This film, successfully produced in the Parkinson in-house Marshall & Williams Plastics extrusion and orientation pilot lab facility, featured unique properties that make it ideal for use in numerous challenging applications.<4444>"This project typifies the unique types of projects... Read More