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Technoform thermal barrier system installed at Houghton Academy

  Buffalo Public School #69 – Houghton Academy Linetec, Wausau Window and Wall Systems and Technoform Bautec North America, Inc., contribute to the updated appearance and enhanced performance of historic Houghton Academy in Buffalo, N.Y. Along with refreshed façade, the elementary school’s modern windows feature Technoform Bautec’s polyamide thermal barrier for energy efficiency, structural performance […]

Thermal Improvement Services

The main function of a thermal break system is to separate an aluminum profile into two parts to reduce thermal conductivity in a window. The two ways of doing this are by using poured polyurethane or polyamide insulating strips. Aluminum is a highly thermal conductive material that will rapidly transfer exterior climatic temperature unless something […]

Linetec Packaging and Shipping Options

Linetec offers custom packaging with many different options. Material is protective wrapped to the customer’s specifications; from boxing and master bundling to individually packaging material into crates. Some examples include: Customer Carts and Cradles Carts and cradles are utilized for Linetec trucking. Foam interweave is used between painted extrusions, with sticks separating the layers of […]

Linetec’s Spattercoat Finishes

Linetec offers spattercoat custom finishes with multi-colors, depth and texture. Spattercoat can mimic marble, stone, brick and other textures The paint spatters can be many or few, large or small, thick or thin, speckled or swirled. Spattercoat options are endless…besides simulating natural, earthy and artificial surfaces, this spattercoat process offers the opportunity to create a […]

Maple Grove Public Works Facility with Dri-Design Panels and Linetec Anodize

DRI-DESIGN panels, with Linetec anodize, selected for new public works facility because of its proximity to a residential area. The architectural design of the new Maple Grove (MN) Public Works Facility includes a façade that complements the surrounding neighborhood. Key to the building’s pleasing exterior are 12,000 sq. ft. of black anodize DRI-DESIGN rainscreen metal wall panels. […]

Care and Cleaning to Maintain Anodized Aluminum

It is crucial that aluminum work be carefully protected at the job site, prior to and after installation is complete, and prior to the buildings final acceptance. Installed aluminum work is considered a “finished product” while the other building components are generally in a rough or unfinished state. Most damage to aluminum work will occur […]

Linetec offers over 30,000 color choices

From Dark Ivy to Copper Anodize, Linetec offers 30,000 color choices and distinctive anodize finishes With more than 30,000 colors in our palette, the ability to match almost any hue in-house and a range of anodize colors that includes our proprietary copper, Linetec provides long-lasting finishes for architectural aluminum products. Linetec’s finishes are specified on windows […]

Bending and Forming of Anodized Aluminum

Anodized finishes provide outstanding surface properties including excellent resistance to abrasion, erosion, and ultraviolet light degradation. These finishes are highly durable, have an exceptionally long life expectancy, and require only minimum maintenance. Anodic films are very hard, and as a result, most post-production bending of anodized aluminum causes the film to “craze,” which produces a […]

Visit Linetec at the AIA Denver Expo 2013

Attending the 2013 AIA National Convention in Denver? Contact Linetec at to recieve your complimentary AIA Expo pass. It won’t cost you a penny to come and see us at the show.  The Courtesy Pass gives you complimentary access to the AIA Expo2013 show floor.  You can register online or print off the pass and bring it with you to […]

Linetec offers antimicrobial protection for architectural products

Antimicrobial protection for the surfaces of high-touch, exterior and interior aluminum products is available by Linetec. Antimicrobial protection is infused into select Kynar 500® PVDF resin-based finishes to inhibit the growth of stain and odor causing bacteria on the coating of aluminum surfaces for health care facilities, educational campuses and other buildings. As a fluoropolymer […]