FINISHES

ACROGUARD®-UVX - Durable Exterior Powder Coat

Gordon stocks all standard finishes featured below.

The color samples shown here are for illustrative purposes only. The color of the finish on your monitor may differ from the actual color of the finish. Color samples, supplied on an aluminum panel, provide an actual representation of color, gloss, texture, and hue and are available upon request.

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Standard Finishes
Royal White Finish
Royal White
PDR-40100
GLOSS 5 +/- 5
LIGHT REFLECTANCE 76
Parchment White Finish
Parchment White
PDR-40108
GLOSS 25 +/- 5
LIGHT REFLECTANCE 68
Security White Finish
Security White
PDR-40127
GLOSS 50 +/- 5
LIGHT REFLECTANCE 77
Ivory Finish
Ivory
PDR-40815
GLOSS 30 +/- 5
LIGHT REFLECTANCE 66
Medium Metallic Finish
Medium Metallic
PDR-40803
GLOSS 50 +/- 5
LIGHT REFLECTANCE 27
Silver Satin Finish
Silver Satin
PDR-40802
GLOSS 20 +/- 5
LIGHT REFLECTANCE 31
Silver Star Finish
Silver Star
PDR-40800
GLOSS 30 +/- 5
LIGHT REFLECTANCE 42
Solar Silver Finish
Solar Silver
PDR-40801
GLOSS 10 +/- 5
LIGHT REFLECTANCE 30
Champagne Finish
Champagne
PDR-40804
GLOSS 35 +/- 5
LIGHT REFLECTANCE 21
Light Bronze Finish
Light Bronze
PDR-40201
GLOSS 35 +/- 5
LIGHT REFLECTANCE 15
Medium Bronze Finish
Medium Bronze
PDR-40202
GLOSS 35 +/- 5
LIGHT REFLECTANCE 10
Dark Bronze Finish
Dark Bronze
PDR-40203
GLOSS 35 +/- 5
LIGHT REFLECTANCE 4
Gloss levels are expressed from measurement on a 60° gloss meter.

ACROGUARD-UVX is a durable, hard-surface, super polyester powder coat finish that provides UV, high impact, and chemical resistance. Its inherit mechanical properties meet or exeed 70% PVDF (Kynar®1) finishes, yet are available without the high cost of application and the negative environmental impact of VOCs. With ACROGUARD-UVX, an extended warranty up to 10 years is available. ACROGUARD-UVX contributes LEED®2 credits for innovation in design.

ACROGUARD-UVX Exterior Powder Coat provides the following advantages when compared to 70% PVDF:

  • Broad gloss range
  • Superior pencil hardness
  • Better abrasion resistance
  • Higher impact resistance
  • No VOCs emitted in pre-treatment process
  • Factory finished, Shorter lead-times, No extra transportation required, EPA Compliant
  • Endures acid exposure, even against Sulfuric Acid
Technical Data
Finish ACROGUARD-UVX 70% PVDF
Gloss Range (at 60°) 5 - 50 20 - 35
Color Range Architectural, no High-Chroma colors Wide, bright colors require clear coat
Textures Yes No
Impact Resistance (Deformation) 3mm 2.5mm
Smoothness (Ford Scale) 8 - 10 (depending on gloss) 8 - 10
Pencil Hardness 3H F
Taber Abrasion 100 140
Adhesion 5B 5B
So. Florida UV Resistance 10 years, gloss retention: 30%+
color retention: ΔE < 5.0
10 years, gloss retention: 50%+
color retention: ΔE < 5.0
Humidity Resistance 3000 hours (on-Going) 4000 hours
AAMA Specification 2604 2605
All testing utilized a 0.063" aluminum substrate and a film thickness of 1.9-2.0 mils.

Environmental Policy

Our in-house finishing facility uses only water-soluble materials in our pre-treatment process. All overflow from this process is approved for introduction into our city water treatment plant without adverse impact to the environment. Gordon powder coat finishes are EPA compliant and contribute to the U.S. Green Building initiative.

Gordon's environmental commitment is affirmed within our core Values, Beliefs, and Principles. Waste reduction and recycling are key elements of our business culture and are embraced by all Gordon team members.

1Kynar® is a registered trademark of ARKEMA, Inc.
2LEED® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Green Building Council.