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Visit Linetec at the AIA Expo Chicago

Please join us June 26-28 in Chicago for the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Expo. Among the exciting developments we’ll be showcasing in booth #4634 are: Stretch Forming by Linetec  Whether its half-circles, eyebrows or Gothic arches, we can curve and finish your architectural aluminum products in one location to save time and retain the full finish warranty. Linetec […]

Care and Cleaning of Anodized Aluminum

TODAY’S HIGH QUALITY ANODIZED ARCHITECTURAL FINISHES ARE EXTREMELY DURABLE. But even the best finish needs a little TLC, and with the most careful treatment of the windows, curtain-wall or storefront during installation and daily use, occasional damage will occur. GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS As with any finished building material, aluminum requires reasonable care prior to and during installation […]

Linetec applies Kameleon Paint to Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral

Kameleon Color paint creates color-changing, iridescent exterior for Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral  Linetec finishes Firestone’s UNA-CLAD panels achieving a one-of-a-kind, dynamic appearance with the first use of Valspar’s new Kameleon Color With its shimmering, iridescent exterior, Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral beckons visitors with its unique appearance as its color changes in different light and […]

Paint Coatings offered by Linetec that meet AAMA2605

The leading manufacturers of  high-performance, 70% Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) resin-based architectural coatings are PPG, Valspar, Akzo Nobel and Sherwin Williams.  There are several paint types within the  70% PVDF resin-based coatings family including: standard color two-coat systems, consisting of a primer and color coat (top coat), two-coat mica systems, also consisting of a primer and color […]

Stretch Forming by Linetec

People have been bending and curving metal for centuries, but stretch forming, born from the aerospace industry, maintains precise dimensions throughout a curve and produces perfectly contoured products while limiting, or even eliminating, wrinkling inside the arc. Stretch forming is the process of forming sheets and profiles by the combined application of tensile and bending […]

Bright White Fluoropolymer Paint Coatings

Bright White Paint Coatings Bright whites are a popular design option in today’s architectural industry. These colors are available in high-performance, PVDF fluoropolymer resin-based paint systems and can be especially appealing as a unique architectural design statement. Please be aware that special considerations should be observed when using these colors. 1.) Whites have a lower […]

Linetec enhances its pour and debridge services by adding Azon’s Lancer

Enhancing our pour-and-debridge thermal improvement services, Linetec has added an Azon Lancer™ to provide mechanical surface conditioning of the aluminum extrusion cavity to ensure maximum adhesion of the thermal barrier polymer to durable, architectural finishes. Pour-and-debridge thermal barrier systems use a two-part polyurethane that is poured into and cured within a “dog bone” structural cavity […]

Linetec video tour of our paint and anodize facilities

[wpvideo 0Qve5Zqs] With our attention to detail, fully automated facilities and processes, unsurpassed customer service, and the best employees, Linetec is recognized as the most reliable, highest service and best quality finisher in the industry. This Linetec facility tour showcases both our paint and anodize facilities.