Acrymax Joins Cool Roof Rating Council

Cool roofing has become a hot topic as of late. Frankly, we find all the current interest to be somewhat amusing since Acrymax has been manufacturing and supplying reflective cool roof coatings since the late 1950’s. You could say that we were ahead of the curve by about 45 years! In any event we are […]

Acrymax Releases Roof Coating Systems Containing Recycled Content

  Acrymax Technologies, Inc. specializes is elastomeric coating systems with an emphasis on the built environment. We have recently released ARS-1R, a composite elastomeric roof coating system containing recycled content. High-strength polyester fabric and elastomeric acrylic roof coatings are used to form a composite membrane system that is waterproof. ARS-1R has benefits commonly associated with Acrymax […]

Attention: Building Owners – Schedule your roof inspection today!

As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. Unfortunately they may bring roof leaks as well. Winter is tough on your roof. The damage the harsh weather can cause and the roof leaks that result can cause serious harm to your building. Your roof should be inspected at least 2 times per year (or […]

Elastomeric Coatings on Commercial Structures

The Dow Chemical Company which is a supplier of Acrymax wrote a recent article in Durability and Design. The article is titled Elastomeric Acrylic Coatings for use on Commercial Structures. The article discusses why you should use elastomeric coatings for roof coatings, exterior insulation and finishing systems, and exterior wall coatings for concrete and masonry […]

Elastomeric Coatings: Can they be too thick?

Most elastomeric coatings function better when they are thicker. Each additional coat adds mil thickness and unlike other coatings especially asphaltic products which become brittle when they are thick, the added dry film thickness (DFT) enhances properties of elongation and tensile strength. Imagine a very thick rubber band versus a thin rubber band. Which one […]

Historic Philadelphia School Saved by Recycled Content

In the Fall of 2015, the Horace Furness High School received an Acrymax HP-1 Fully Reinforced Coating System that preserved its existing standing seam and flat seam metal roofs. This is a fluid applied coating system that provides a 45 mil fully reinforced elastomeric membrane system. The primary components in this system were Acrymax’s Elastomeric […]