PVDF PAINT VS STANDARD PAINT
If you’re considering a metal roof PVDF is essential in Florida. Although you have the option of standard paint, PVDF coatings are one of the more stable on the market and provide excellent resistance from weathering over time.
What is PVDF?
Polyvinylidene Fluoride is a fluoropolymer resin that is inert, stable, and durable. Widely used as a durable coating on exterior items to resist fading, chalking, weathering, and UV Rays to protect the substrate. In this case, your metal roof is protected making PVDF the best defense against chalking and fading.
Why is it essential in Florida?
Florida, the sunshine state, is famous for its beaches, sunshine, and perfect weather. Those exact reasons Florida is ideal for your winter vacation are harmful to the performance of your metal panels. Years of sun exposure will cause standard coatings to fade, chalk, and even blister and peel in the lifetime of your metal roof. PVDF is resistant to UV radiation, humidity, and salt spray.
Kynar 500 (PVDF) is warranted with a full 35 year performance warranty and is in accordance withASTM testing standards.
TLDR; If you’re considering a metal roof, tests show PVDF coating will guarantee your panels look almost as good as new even 30 or 40 years from now.