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Epoxy linings have long been the standard generic resin type when specifiers are selecting products for lining new steel potable water tanks or rehabilitating existing steel potable water storage tanks in North America. The one exception to this rule has been the Canadian potable water storage market. In Canada many specifiers have recognized the benefits offered by 100% Solids Elastomeric Polyurethane linings for 25+ years with admirable results.
Highly engineered PVDF (polyvinylidene fluoride) based coatings have evolved over the years to meet the specific requirements of market segments. Over 50 years ago, high temperature-baked PVDF based finishes were introduced to the architectural community to protect the metal components of skyscrapers, stadiums, and other landmark structures. The multi-decade service life and extreme weatherability of these coatings is attested to by outdoor Florida exposure and demonstrated by performance on structures worldwide.