Valspar patents coating system for cement composite articles

July 24, 2012

U.S. 8,133,588 B2
Valspar Sourcing, Inc. has been granted a patent for a coated article comprised of a fiber cement composite substrate; and a coating applied to the fiber cement composite substrate, wherein the coating is formed from a water-based coating composition comprised of an epoxy resin; a crosslinker having epoxide-reactive functional groups; a latex polymer, distinct from the epoxy resin; and water; wherein the crosslinker is provided in an amount sufficient to react with and crosslink the epoxy resin.