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  • Description

    Solid color, mica and metallic finish.

  • Chemistry

    Fluoropolymer (70% PVDF + 30% Acrylic)

  • Benefits

    • Outstanding UV durability, color and chalk resistance
    • Superior corrosion resistance
    • Touch-up ability
    • Mica formulation option (Sunstorm) for pearlescent /metalescent finish
    • XL formulation provides additional coats for corrosion and stain protection
  • Suggested End Uses

    • Building panels
    • High-end storefronts
    • Curtain walls
    • Roof panels

Product Characteristics

Aluminum substrate Coated steel substrate
Gloss @ 60° (ASTM D523) 25-35 25-35
Gloss @ 85° (ASTM D523) <10 <10

Technical Properties

Property Standard Results: Aluminum substrate Results: Coated steel substrate
Dry Film Thickness ASTM D1400 0.20-0.30 mil primer; 0.70-0.80 mil color/metallic; 0.30-0.40 mil clear topcoat 0.20 mil primer; 0.75 mil barrier; 0.75 mil color/metallic; 0.50 mil clear topcoat
Gloss ASTM D523 60°: 25-35; 85°: <10 60°: 25-35; 85°: <10
Pencil Hardness ASTM D3363 F min - 2H F min - 2H
Adhesion ASTM D3359 No adhesion loss No adhesion loss
Reverse Impact ASTM D2794: 1.5 x metal thickness (aluminum); 3.0 x metal thickness (coated steel) No cracking or adhesion loss No cracking or adhesion loss
Salt Spray Resistance ASTM B117: 5% salt fog @ 95°F / 35°C None or few #8 blisters; > 1/16” scribe creep average; Passes 4,000 hrs. None or few #8 blisters; > 1/16" scribe creep average; Passes 1,000 hrs.
Humidity Resistance ASTM D714, ASTM D2247: 100% relative humidity @ 95°F / 35°C Passes 4,000 hrs; None or few #8 blisters Passes 1,500 hrs; None or few #8 blisters
Exterior Exposure (10 Years @ 45° South Florida) ASTM D2244, ASTM D4214 Max. 5 fade; Max. 8 chalk Max. 5 fade; Max. 8 chalk
Acid Resistance ASTM D1308: 10% muriatic acid – 24 hours; 20% sulfuric acid – 18 hours No effect No effect
Acid Rain Test Kesternich SO2, DIN 50018 15 cycles minimum; No objectionable changes 15 cycles minimum; No objectionable changes
Alkali Resistance ASTM D1308: 10%, 20% NaOH, 1 hour No effect No effect
Flexibility (T-Bend)2 ASTM D4145 2 T-bend, no pick-off 2 T-bend, no pick-off