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Projects Illustrate Architectural Potential Of Valspar's Fluropon® Exterior Coatings For Metal

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930 Poydras Residential Tower
New Orleans, LA
photograph by Timothy Hursley
Exploration Tower
Port Canaveral, FL
photograph by Noel Studios Inc.

70% PVDF coatings available in a breadth of colors and formulations, including solar reflective

Minneapolis, MN - With its high durability and large color palette, Valspar’s Fluropon® exterior coatings have become an industry standard for both metal coil coating and aluminum extrusion applications. These field-proven, high-performance, 70 percent polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) coatings are offered in two- to four-coat systems in nearly any formulation, including low gloss, low sheen, solar reflective and ENERGY STAR. A wide variety of colors also are available, from neutral to bright colors, micas, metallic, pearlescent and Kameleon® color shifting coatings.

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Central Arizona University Maricopa Campus
Maricopa, AZ
photograph by Liam Frederick
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Waubonsee Community College
Plano, IL
photograph by Timothy Hursley
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Paul David Athletic Training Center at Massillon H.S.
Massillon, OH
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Aria Resort and Hotel
Las Vegas, NV
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Skyventure Entertainment Facility
Nashua, NH

Fluropon coatings are ideally suited for long-life external use on monumental high-rise structures and pre-engineered buildings’ exterior architectural products made from aluminum, galvanized steel and Galvalume® coils and aluminum extrusions. End-uses include: metal roofing and wall panel systems; framing for curtainwall, windows, skylights and entrance systems; louvers and grills, soffits, fascia, mullions, column covers and more.

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Jeff Alexander

“This superior coating is battle-tested, real world-proven and architecturally worthy of the limelight,” said Jeff Alexander, Valspar’s vice president of sales for global coil and extrusion. “In all of its applications, Fluropon is recognized for its exceptional long-lasting durability, outstanding color consistency, excellent overall adhesion, and superior flexibility and formability.”

As examples of projects featuring Fluropon, Alexander mentions:

• 930 Poydras residential tower - New Orleans, Louisiana
• Sunnyvale Town Center Target Store - California
• Central Arizona College’s Maricopa Campus - Arizona
• Dallas Cowboys’ Stadium - Texas
• Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral - Florida
• Waubonsee Community College - Plano, Illinois
• Guthrie Theater - Minneapolis, Minnesota
• Paul David Athletic Training Center at Massillon High School - Massillon, Ohio
• Aria Resort and Hotel - Las Vegas, Nevada
• Skyventure entertainment facility - Nashua, New Hampshire
These and other project examples can be viewed on Valspar’s website.

Fluropon, containing a 70 percent PVDF proprietary resin system, meets or exceeds the American Society for Testing and Materials’ stringent standards, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s AAMA 2605 high-performance exterior specification. Fluropon demonstrates reliable performance including resistance to harmful ultraviolet rays, chemical degradation, abrasions and humidity.

The Valspar Corporation supports its high-performance Fluropon system with industry-leading technical expertise, color-matching and sustainability resources, responsive customer service and high-priority lead times. For detailed descriptions of Valspar’s Fluropon products, click here.

About Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings

Sherwin-Williams-SD-logoSherwin-Williams Coil Coatings delivers a full range of high-performance coatings in polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF), silicone-modified polyester (SMP), and polyester formulas, designed to meet the most demanding environmental requirements while providing protection against weathering and pollution. The Coil Coatings Division is part of the Sherwin-Williams Performance Coatings Group, which supplies a broad range of highly-engineered solutions for construction, industrial, packaging, and transportation markets in more than 120 countries in the world. Founded in 1866, The Sherwin-Williams Company is a global leader in the manufacture, development, distribution, and sale of paints, coatings, and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers. For more information about Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings, visit  coil.sherwin.com.

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