PVDF Compounds

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Green & Clean, Paints & Coatings

Pennsylvania's Crozer-Chester Medical Center's 40-foot-diameter Skylight Finished by Linetec

May 16, 2016

Wausau, Wisconsin  - Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Chester, Pennsylvania, designed by Charles Cross Architecture, features a 40-foot-diameter dome skylight, manufactured and installed by Super Sky Products Enterprises, LLC. Linetec finished the 1,411-square-foot skylight’s aluminum framing in a Silver mica high-performance architectural coating. Linetec’s senior marketing specialist,... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Green & Clean, Paints & Coatings

Linetec Showcases Terra Cotta Texture Colors on Metal Cladding

May 13, 2016

Wausau, Wisconsin  - During the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention and Expo in booth #1143, Linetec features its palette of 17 texture finish colors that mimic the look and feel of natural terra cotta. The textured finishes will be showcased on a wall of metal cladding in a brickwork pattern. “Architects like that our faux terra cotta texture colors can be specified on a large... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Paints & Coatings

Architectural Coatings offer natural colors with antique look.

May 10, 2016

Made of 70% PVDF, Fluropon® Effects Rustica Architectural Coatings contain special effects pigments that create saturated colors with antique aesthetic, including some with subtle color shift. Products can be used on aluminum extrusions, aluminum-framed windows, metal roofing systems, and composite and insulated metal wall panels. Designed to meet AAMA 620, 621, and 2605-13 standards, coatings... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Green & Clean, Paints & Coatings

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

Feb 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

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

PVDF Architectural Coatings combine rich color and sparkle.

Nov 04, 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... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Paints & Coatings

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

Jul 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... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Paints & Coatings

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

Jun 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, Chemicals & Chemical Processing, 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

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Arkema Business Units to Feature New Products at 2015 NPE

Mar 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, Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Paints & Coatings

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

Nov 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

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Paints & Coatings

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

Oct 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

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Paints & Coatings

Paint Finish mimics look and feel of natural terra cotta.

Jun 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

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Green & Clean

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

Oct 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

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

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

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Paints & Coatings

KYNAR Now Available for Triatek Venturi Valves

Mar 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

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

DuPont Signs Strategic Cooperation Agreements with Trina Solar

Mar 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

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

DuPont Celebrates 50 Years of Innovation with Tedlar® Polyvinyl Fluoride Film

Feb 24, 2011

Historic Development Continues as Key to a More Sustainable Future with Solar Energy WILMINGTON, Del., - DuPont marks the 50th anniversary of DuPont(TM) Tedlar® polyvinyl fluoride (PVF) film this year by commemorating its past, celebrating its present and looking ahead to a future of continued innovation. In 1961, DuPont received the original registered trademark for the product and... Read More