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Coil Coatings - October 2017

Coil coatings featured in Metal Architecture's October 2017 issue.

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Akzo Nobel Inc.

Akzo Nobel’s CERAM-A-STAR Frost coil coating has a wrinkled texture that creates a soft appearance. The low-gloss, textured finish is designed to be durable, reduce glare, resist abrasions and provide color stability. CERAM-A-STAR Frost uses solar-reflective pigments and is based on the qualities of CERAM-A-STAR 1050 silicone-modified polyester paint system.

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Becker Specialty Corp.

Becker Specialty’s BeckryTex is a low-gloss, anti-reflective coil coating that creates textured, wrinkled finishes. The durable polyester coating system may be used on roofs to create the appearance of materials other than metal. BeckryTex is available in a wide range of colors and is Energy Star certified.

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CENTRIA’s Celestial Effects coating system offers a range of luminous color options and weather performance. It resists fading, chalking, dirt and stains, and provides gloss retention on a variety of metal substrates including aluminum, hot-dip galvanized and Galvalume. Celestial Effects is available for coil and extrusion applications and is a part of CENTRIA’s line of PVDF coating systems.

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PPG Industries Inc.

PPG Industries’ DURANAR VARI-Cool IR coil coatings are multicoat systems with a 0.2-mil primer and 0.7-mil to 0.8-mil fluoropolymer topcoat. The polychromatic coatings are designed to save energy with ULTRA-Cool technology. They may be used on cleaned and treated aluminum and coated steel substrates such as G-90 hot-dip galvanized, Galvalume and Zincalume. They are not intended for use on hot or cold-rolled steel substrates for exterior exposure applications. DURANAR VARI-Cool IR coil coatings are produced in standard and custom colors.

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Pure and FreeForm LLC

Pure and FreeForm’s Western Cedar finish mimics heartwood with a straight, linear grain. The finish is applied to aluminum, galvanized steel and, for millwork, plywood or MDF. Western Cedar is available solid or perforated, and custom laser or CNC-chat panels may be added for aesthetics. Applications include linear ceilings, baffle ceilings, interior and exterior walls, cladding and millwork. Western Cedar is part of the Wood and Stone Solutions collection with 16 other finishes; all can be customized by color and design.