Kynar 500® frequently asked questions

Review a listing of frequently asked questions about the Kynar 500® product range.

What is Kynar 500®?

Kynar 500® resin is a fluoropolymer (polyvinylidene fluoride or PVDF) that is used by leading coating formulators as a base vehicle in long-life coatings for aluminum, galvanized steel and aluminized steel. It's the same high quality Kynar 500® resin that's been produced at our original Calvert City, Kentucky plant since 1965.

Are other Kynar® resins used in applications other than metal coatings?

Yes. There are also engineering plastics that are widely used in high-performance areas such as chemical fluid handling systems, electrical and computer wire, plenum cable, insulators, cathodic protectors, piezoelectric and pyroelectric film, cable jacketing for aircraft wire and cables, porous pen tips, seals and gaskets, linings for tanks that handle corrosive chemicals, films and filter cloths.