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TeknosIndustry paint protects Victoria Hospital windows




25 January 2018

TeknosIndustry paint protects Victoria Hospital windows 


TeknosIndustry products were used on the windows in the renovation of Victoria Hospital in Deal, Kent, nearly ten years ago. Accoya, a modified timber that is now widely used worldwide, was first used commercially on Victoria Hospital. In this case study, we revisit the project to see how the TeknosIndustry coatings and Accoya timber have faired over the decade.

In total, the project has 194 sliding sash windows manufactured and coated by joinersDempsey Dyer. Their Managing Director, Peter Dyer explains "The windows use a pulley & weight vertical slider mechanism giving them a traditional feel that is in keeping with the building's heritage. The project was completed in two stages; the first was 103 sash windows to replace an assortment of old wooden and UPVC windows. The organisation was so impressed with the results that, two years later, it commissioned a further 91 sash windows with the same specifications".

The combination of TeknosIndustry coatings and Accoya timber has proven to be a highly successful partnership on thousands of subsequent projects. To penetrate and protect the wood, the windows were coated in TeknosANTISTAIN AQUA 2901and then painted in TeknosIndustryAQUATOP 2600opaque top coat in Clean White Gloss. 

Despite ten years of exposure to the elements, these windows today are still in first-rate condition. Not a single one has failed, even at the vulnerable joint positions, indicating that the combination of TeknosIndustry coatings with Accoya timber has successfully protected the windows from rot caused by bacteria, mould and UV. The finish still looks fresh, keeping the building looking smart and maintaining the paintwork a breeze.

A Teknos warranty of at least ten years is available on Accoya exterior joinery coated in TeknosIndustry paints. Victoria Hospital in Deal is living proof of that confidence in the performance of TeknosIndustry paints on Accoya.

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Notes to editor

Teknos is a global coatings company with operations in more than 20 countries in Europe, Asia and the USA. It employs approximately 1,600 people. Teknos is one of the leading suppliers of industrial coatings with a strong position in retail and architectural markets. Teknos develops smart, technically advanced paint and coating solutions which protect and prolong the life of buildings, wood and metal. Teknos always works in close cooperation with its customers. It was established in 1948 and is one of Finland's largest family-owned businesses.

With Compliments:-

Alison Relf
Taylor Alden Ltd
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