What is Kynar and what are its benefits?
Should I use Kynar?
What is Kynar?
Kynar and Kynar 500 are the trade names for PVDF (polyvinylidene fluoride), a resin-based paint/coating used to prevent aluminum, galvanized steel, and aluminized steel from chalking, pitting, chipping, and premature aging. Its unique composition can withstand blistering sun, humidity, urban grime, acid rain, corrosive salt, and abrasion while maintaining a vibrant color. Additionally, Kynar low maintenance. It is resistant to mildew and fungus and easily repels dirt. Because of this Kynar is a popular choice amongst architects and builders. In residential communities, Kynar is often used by homeowners living near the coast who have aluminum frame impact windows and doors.
Kynar sold under comes in a variety of colors and is factory applied to the aluminum frames then oven baked. The most common colors used to impact window and door frames are white and bronze, however, CGI offers custom colors for their Estate collection.