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Architectural Applications for Liquid and Powder Fluoropolymer Coatings, a Tech Talk with PPG


About This Program

This course was developed so architects would understand the advantages and disadvantages of liquid and powder coating technologies for the architectural markets. Participants will learn about the markets, the different coating technologies, manufacturing processes and application methods. The main benefit of the course will be to aid architects in the coating selection process. This includes information on appearance, end use, cost and other factors.

Session Takeaways

  • Define the different types of architectural coatings.
  • Classify the benefits of liquid and powder coatings and how this can be applied to specific end uses.
  • Recognize the markets for liquid and powder coatings.
  • Review application and manufacturing differences between liquid and powder coatings.

Learning Units

CSI: 1.0 LU*
*May be submitted for domain specific learning units to CDT recertification, and/or general learning units for CCCA, CCS, and CCPR.

Relevant Practices

General Project Delivery
Specifying/Information Management
Product Selection/Specification
Ownership/Property Management


  • Gary Edgar, CSI, AAMP, NACE

    Gary Edgar is the national architectural specification manager for PPG’s building products in North America, which includes factory applied PPG DURANAR® liquid coatings and PPG CORAFLON PLATINUM® powder coating, along with PPG CORAFLON ADS field applied coatings. He has been with PPG for 25 years, with 18 years devoted exclusively to PPG CORAFLON® and DURANAR® AirDry Fluoropolymer coating systems. Gary is an active member of industry associations including, AEC, FGIA, AAMP and MCA. His responsibilities include product and specification recommendations, application recommendations, along with product training to the specification community. Gary is also responsible for PPG’s coil, extrusion (powder/liquid) and ADS warranty approval and is a AAMP/NACE Certified Coating Inspector.

  • Lynsey Hankins, FCSI, IDCEC, Industry IIDA, NKBA. National Color + Design Manager, PPG

    Lynsey has worked in the construction industry since 2009 with the majority of time spent in the commercial sector. Lynsey is Master Painter Institute (MPI) Certified, and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Construction Specification Institute as Institute Director from the South-Central Region. Lynsey is an AIA and IDCEC accredited presenter and is an Industry Member of IIDA and ASID. Lynsey’s passion for color and design comes from several years in the flooring and high-performance coatings divisions. Lynsey partners with owners, architects and designers to assist in providing the best quality products to fit the look and feel the space and owner requires.

April 23, 2024
Tue 2:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 0M

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