TIGER Drylac offers a product line specifically designed for the military and defense sectors providing high quality and performance levels for sustainable and ecological solutions. As of May 12, 2020 we are the first powder coating manufacturer to obtain a new qualification for Type IV, class 2 & class 3 exterior coating systems under MIL PRF 24712B! Truly lusterless and can be applied to direct metal, or with a primer base coat containing a gloss range <6 units! The Naval Sea Systems Command endorses powder coating superior performance stating,
The Navy has been actively involved in powder coatings for decades specifically because they are the most environmentally friendly and affordable coating system offering:
- Solvent-free, VOC-free and produce zero emissions
- Superior durability and corrosion protection properties
- Longer life cycle of components
- Lower refurbishing costs due to reduced maintenance cycles
Powder coatings are environmentally-responsive and meet the stringent technical requirements of Navy applications. That includes but is not limited to our powder coating product line of MIL-PRF 24712B Approved Primers & MIL-PRF 24712B Approved Top Coats which are available in United States Army-approved and Navy-approved colors!
Article by Karl Rijkse, VP Technical Sales & Product Management Technical – North America & John Fett, Architectural Products Manager – North America