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Introduction: Kynar Aquatec® PVDF-based coatings

Kynar® PVDF is universally known within the architectural community as one of the world's most weatherable coatings resin which provides weathering properties to coatings.

Since 1965, coatings based upon Kynar 500® PVDF resin have protected metal component buildings globally.

Extreme longevity and low maintenance have made it the first choice for architects and specifiers. Multiple subrates are protected by Kynar Aquatec® Based Coatings.


Key takeaways about Kynar Aquatec®

  • A water-based solution with low VOC (volatile organic compound)
  • Same outstanding weathering performance as Kynar 500® and same color palette
  • Field or Factory-applied, it can be used on multiple substrates

Kynar Aquatec® for Factory-Applied Coatings

Semi-crystalline thermoplastic polymer are soluble in pole solvents and miscible with selected co-resins.

  • Excellent UV resistance (color, fade, chalk, gloss)
  • High chemical resistance
  • Excellent toughness
  • Hydrophobicity (dirt pick-up resistance)
  • Abrasion resistant
  • Excellent biological resistance (mold, mildew, fungus)

Baked Kynar 500® PVDF solvent based finishes are used worldwide for the protection of architectural metal subtrates.


Key takeaways about coating attributes:

  • Color retention
  • Weatherability
  • Corrosion resistance
  • Maintenance free

Kynar Aquatec®PVDF for Enhanced Dirt Pick-up Resistant Coatings

Kynar® is known as a premium binder in the coating industry. By using high weatherability and high dirt pick-up resitant coatings, TSR (Total Solar reflectance) can be kept fro a long period of time. Kynar Aquatec® was added to acrylic coatings at different contents and checked TSR after exporure in Florida.


Key takeaways: 

  • Coatings can obtain high weatherability by using PVDF binder

  • By using Kynar Aquatec® as binder, waterbased coatings can gain dirt pick-up resistance and anti-fungul properties

  • Acrylic coatings can improve dirt pick-up properties by blending Kynar Aquatec®
  • By using Kynar Aquatec® in cool paints, TSR can be maintained to have cool effect for a long time 


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