Valspar Architectural Metal Coatings is now Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings. The objective of this course is to provide a comparison of liquid and powder architectural coatings. The following article compares end-use applications, performance and aesthetic options, and other considerations between liquid and powder coatings, taking into account different geographic and climate demands.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the main coating types, end-use applications and coating application methods for liquid and powder architectural coatings.
  • Describe differences in performance and aesthetic capabilities between liquid and powder architectural coatings.
  • Define sustainability considerations when deciding between liquid and powder architectural coatings.
  • Indicate differences in warranty, touch-up, maintenance, and applied cost between liquid and powder architectural coatings.