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Topic Terms: Metal products and finishes

Sunshade

Tubelite Inc. introduced MaxBlock single blade sunshades with a single, horizontal, airfoil-shaped blade in 6- and 9-inch depths, and widths spanning up to 149 inches. The product can be manufactured with recycled aluminum content, and its attributes support projects seeking certification through U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED rating systems, and other performance-based environmental and wellness programs. MaxBlock sunshades can be finished in a choice of durable anodize, colorful painted coatings or simulated woodgrain powdercoat.
 

Sunshade

Tubelite Inc. introduced MaxBlock single blade sunshades with a single, horizontal, airfoil-shaped blade in 6- and 9-inch depths, and widths spanning up to 149 inches. The product can be manufactured with recycled aluminum content, and its attributes support projects seeking certification through U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED rating systems, and other performance-based environmental and wellness programs. MaxBlock sunshades can be finished in a choice of durable anodize, colorful painted coatings or simulated woodgrain powdercoat.
 

Suspension system

Exterior Technologies Inc. released three types of Kineticwall standard suspension systems for wind-driven façades—drop-in, pin-mount and rod-mount, as well as custom options. Suitable for both small- and large-scale projects, Extech’s Kineticwall suspension systems are paired with its flapper-panel designs, adding dynamic movement to building enclosures and wall systems. Applications include transit and parking facilities, cultural institutions and artistic installations. Panel dimensions commonly range from 3 by 4 feet to 5 by 12 feet in vertical or horizontal orientations.

Suspension system

Exterior Technologies Inc. released three types of Kineticwall standard suspension systems for wind-driven façades—drop-in, pin-mount and rod-mount, as well as custom options. Suitable for both small- and large-scale projects, Extech’s Kineticwall suspension systems are paired with its flapper-panel designs, adding dynamic movement to building enclosures and wall systems. Applications include transit and parking facilities, cultural institutions and artistic installations. Panel dimensions commonly range from 3 by 4 feet to 5 by 12 feet in vertical or horizontal orientations.

Sunshades

Southern Aluminum Finishing Co. released its line of sunshades. SAF Sunshades will reduce solar heat gain and control glare to allow the designer to optimize his or her use of natural daylight, say company officials. SAF Sunshades are engineered and designed to match a traditional sunshade appearance and yet versatile so that architects may create their own unique designs. Products are constructed of extruded and formed aluminum sheet for reduced weight and superior corrosion resistance.   

Sunshades

Southern Aluminum Finishing Co. released its line of sunshades. SAF Sunshades will reduce solar heat gain and control glare to allow the designer to optimize his or her use of natural daylight, say company officials. SAF Sunshades are engineered and designed to match a traditional sunshade appearance and yet versatile so that architects may create their own unique designs. Products are constructed of extruded and formed aluminum sheet for reduced weight and superior corrosion resistance.   

Louvers

Airolite added to its Storm Class louver line with the release of Louver Type SCV302. Featuring 3-inch-deep vertical rain-resistant blades, the SCV302 is AMCA 500-L Certified for Air Performance, Water Penetration and Wind-Driven Rain, AMCA 540 Listed for Large Missile Impact and AMCA 550 Listed for High Velocity Wind-Driven Rain. Manufactured of extruded aluminum, Airolite louvers can be specified with a variety of options in a broad array of architectural finishes for durability and compatibility with adjacent components. 

Louvers

Airolite added to its Storm Class louver line with the release of Louver Type SCV302. Featuring 3-inch-deep vertical rain-resistant blades, the SCV302 is AMCA 500-L Certified for Air Performance, Water Penetration and Wind-Driven Rain, AMCA 540 Listed for Large Missile Impact and AMCA 550 Listed for High Velocity Wind-Driven Rain. Manufactured of extruded aluminum, Airolite louvers can be specified with a variety of options in a broad array of architectural finishes for durability and compatibility with adjacent components. 

Colored stainless steel

Kloeckner Metals Corp. installed new physical vapor deposition processing equipment to expand capacity and color options for surface-treated stainless steel and aluminum. Colored stainless steel is suited for multi-use developments, conveyance and hospitality spaces. The PVD process allows for various colors and provides increased wear resistance, hardness and resistance to corrosion. Stainless sheets are available in sizes up to 60 inches by 144 inches, parts and profiles in sizes up to 144 inches. 

Colored stainless steel

Kloeckner Metals Corp. installed new physical vapor deposition processing equipment to expand capacity and color options for surface-treated stainless steel and aluminum. Colored stainless steel is suited for multi-use developments, conveyance and hospitality spaces. The PVD process allows for various colors and provides increased wear resistance, hardness and resistance to corrosion. Stainless sheets are available in sizes up to 60 inches by 144 inches, parts and profiles in sizes up to 144 inches.