Sunscreen for the Home

AKRON, OHIO - During National Sun Safety Week (June 1-7, 2010), the Sun Safety Alliance encourages people of all ages to protect themselves from the dangers of ultraviolet (UV) ray exposure. But what about your house? Dangerous UV rays can also have a damaging effect on the exterior of your home unless you take the right precautions. Just like humans, our houses need protection from the sun, says...

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Secondary Containment Systems from Tnemec Offer Chemical, Abrasion and Impact Resistance

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) - Tnemec Company Inc., has introduced epoxy and vinyl ester linings for secondary containment to its StrataShield product line of surfacers, primers, laminates, self-levelers, mortars and topcoats, according to Joe Schmit, director of the company's StrataShield flooring division. Secondary containment systems are required by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through the...

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Metal Finisher creates variations of patina finish on light fixtures.

Metal Finisher creates variations of patina finish on light fixtures.

PATINA GREEN(TM) forms mixture of different copper compounds on copper, brass, and bronze surfaces that appears similar to natural aging and oxidation of outdoor weathering conditions. For bright green or mint green finishes, it is applied onto clean copper, brass, or bronze surface using brush, dipping, or spray. It can also be applied as secondary treatment over brown or black base coat to...

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

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. We're absolutely confident in...

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NeverFade Paint Selected for 2011 NextGen Flex Home

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. The...

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Southwest Sun No Challenge for NeverFade Paint

AKRON, OHIO - The intense desert sun in Arizona can be brutal on paint jobs. In Cave Creek, the owner of The Plaza at Black Mountain shopping complex saw the exterior paint on his building disappear in less than a decade. Originally painted brown, the sun faded the coating to gray ... and then it simply vanished. The stucco exterior was bare when I arrived, says painter Kelly Mattes. I...

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Solvent-Based Fluorochemical Resin supports various substrates.

AdvaPel(TM) 727 solvent-based fluorochemical resin imparts water repellency and oil resistance across broad range of substrates, such as leather and textiles for apparel, carpeting, and upholstery, as well as hard surfaces such as natural stone. Product is non-C8 based and considered to be non-PFOA contributing.

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Light-Curable Maskant protects surfaces during harsh processing.

Light-Curable Maskant protects surfaces during harsh processing.

Impervious to most acid and alkali solutions, SpeedMask-® 730-BT provides surface protection during chemical milling/etching, plating, anodizing, and aggressive grit-blasting operations. Solvent-free organic resin is trimmable for complex configurations, and maintains edge tension to prevent leakage. Once cured, product protects nickel alloys, steel, titanium, stainless steel, aluminum, and...

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Anti-Static Coating maintains optical clarity on molded plastic.

Solvent-based and UV curable, Vueguard 941 is designed for applications where permanent, clear coating is required to dissipate or prevent static charge. Typical application would be to prevent static build-up on personal electronic displays. Vueguard 941 can be applied via spray, dip, spin, roll, or flow coating.

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Water-Based Anti-Fog Coating targets food packaging industry.

Formulated from FDA approved ingredients for direct food contact, AquaCote(TM) Anti-Fog 7000 is repulpable, biodegradable, and has high OGR (oil and grease resistance). Coating contains zero VOC's and no ozone depleting ingredients and offers heat seal properties. Product can be used for coating food wrappers, covers, trays and containers for frozen food packaging, ice cream boxes, and packaging...

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