Alesta BK08 20 Gloss, a new, semi-matte powder coating from Axalta, yields an extremely smooth appearance and provides exceptional weatherability for a wide range of interior and exterior projects. The company also says it has exceptional UV resistance. Other properties include easy application, excellent abrasion and corrosion resistant properties, great resistance to most solvents including oils, acids, and alkalis, and high storage stability. It can be used in a wide variety of exterior projects, and on metal furniture, including office furniture and also vending machines. Other applications include sports and playground equipment, street furniture, garden furniture, lighting, wheels and motorcycle parts. It can also be applied in general industrial applications. Axalta is hailing its ability to hide substrate defects, and consistent appearance.