Category Archives: Technical

Touch-Up Paint – How to Apply and When to Use

What Is Touch-Up Paint? Upon request, and dependent on job size, applicators may supply a [...]

Controlling Variation in a Paint Color

The human eye can differentiate between 10 million colors, and the way in which buildings [...]

Precautions regarding white paint coatings

Clean / Bright White Paint Coatings Bright whites are a popular design option in today’s [...]

Learn from Linetec at AIA Colorado, Oct. 11-13

Linetec will be exhibiting in booth #19 and presenting at the American Institute of Architects [...]

Tackling a transportation center or high-traffic, urban project? Consider corrosion-resistant finishes

Transportation facilities, transit oriented developments and other high-traffic city centers provide the connecting points and [...]

Curved, finished and complete – What you should know about architectural stretch forming

Stretch forming was invented during the 1940s with the rise of the aerospace industry for [...]

Construction Specifier column addresses “Avoiding Color Variation with Anodize Finishes”

Learning from failures are some of the most difficult and most valuable lessons. Many times, [...]

AAMA updates paint specifications to -17

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) regularly reviews and updates its specification documents, including for [...]

What are common paint defects? How do you minimize them?

Selecting the proper architectural paint for a project’s architectural aluminum products can ensure a visually [...]

Anodize Nickel Test

When extreme hardness is required for aluminum building components, such as in high-traffic areas, like [...]