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September 14 - September 19, 2010

What kind of surface preparation prior to coating will be effective and at the same time economical for the aluminum window frames on a large commercial office building? The aluminum was coated originally with a baked-on fluoropolymer which has lost most of its gloss. Maintenance recoating will be with an air-dry fluoropolymer.

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From Joseph Schinner of Akzo Nobel Coatings Inc. on September 16, 2010:
This will be labor-intensive, so after the co more

From Adam Backhaut of Volkswagen Group of America on September 14, 2010:
If the current coating is showing good adhesi more

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Tagged categories: Fluoropolymer; Surface preparation