Powdertech Evolution - Perfect for a C16th barn roof

The Evolution range of architectural polyester powder coatings, from Powdertech Corby Ltd, comprises over seventy stunningly original shades. Taking inspiration from natural elements, Evolutionä  celebrates the versatility of powder coating and allows architects and designers to achieve the look they need, together with using the most appropriate materials for the job and satisfying planning requirements on a local level.   

Using materials, shades and textures that work in harmony with rural surroundings is always an important consideration for designers and planners. The new roof of the C16th barn is constructed with Cadisch Welltecâ perforated profiled aluminium panels over a waterproof membrane. Visible roof lights on such an ancient barn were not permitted but some light is able to penetrate through unobtrusive roof lights which are entirely covered by the perforated Welltecâ. The outline of the windows can just be made out in the photograph.

The corrugated effect already lends a rustic charm to the roof. To complete the look, the panels and ridge cappings totalling over 200 square metres, were pre-treated in a chrome-free system and powder coated in Evolution  ‘Peat fire’ at Powdertech’s Corby plant, before being delivered to site for installation.     

“The earthy peat fire coating instantly gives an aged look to the roof,” said Richard Besant, Director Powdertech, “This is a shade that one might expect on a weathered ‘tin roof’ – but in this case the metal stands no risk of becoming weathered – it is benefitting from the high-performance protection afforded by the Evolution™ system.”  

Article published in FC&A Magazine, May 2018 issue http://bit.ly/FCAMAY18

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