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Sherwin-Williams' Kem Aqua® BP Siding Plus Offers Superior Finishing & Drying Properties

Published on 2012-07-05. Author : SpecialChem

CLEVELAND, OH -- Sherwin-Williams Product Finishes Division introduces Kem Aqua® BP Siding Plus, a performance siding coating that provides an enhanced finish compared to "machine finishes" in terms of appearance, application, hardness and drying time. It can be applied to a wide variety of substrates, including plastic/composites, wood and fiberglass for both exterior and interior use.

Aesthetically, Kem Aqua BP Siding Plus resists color- and gloss-fading for an attractive, long-lasting finish. It resists chipping and cracking and is available in a wide range of colors. Solar reflective technology is optional for heat-sensitive substrates; it repels heat in dark colors and helps prevent warping and bowing that could result from exposure to sunlight.

Kem Aqua BP Siding Plus can be applied using a variety of coating methods, including curtain, flood and spray coating. It also dries to a harder finish faster than typical machine finishes, providing excellent adhesion and enhancing stackability. Field touch-ups are fast and easy. Available limited warranties extend up to 25 years.

It is a waterborne product with low VOC (1.0 lbs/gallon, less water) and low HAPs.

"Kem Aqua BP Siding Plus offers something for everyone," said Chuck Susnis, Market Development Director, Wood & Composite Building Products at Sherwin-Williams. "It provides excellent aesthetics, the primary concern of homebuyers. Builders and remodelers can be assured of its durability in a wide range of color options and color customization. Ease of application, plus a tough finish coat that dries quickly, makes it an excellent choice for finishers and siding manufacturers, along with low VOCs and HAPs."

About Sherwin-Williams Product Finishes

Sherwin-Williams Product Finishes Division is a global industrial coatings leader delivering unparalleled local support to OEMs and tier suppliers with innovative liquid and powder technologies, dedicated service, and the full complement of finishing equipment and supplies. The company provides an extensive range of coatings solutions for wood, metal, and plastic as well as on-site technical assistance, customized color and design services, and available process improvement expertise. With an infrastructure spanning six continents, Sherwin-Williams makes global solutions local to help manufacturers and finishers make their products better.

Source: Sherwin-Williams

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