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BRUSHED ANODIZE

Without diminishing the anodize finish’s performance, our “brushed” aesthetic option is gaining interest for aluminum products installed on interiors, storefronts and in highly visible areas.

Linetec’s unique brushed anodize finish is achieved through mechanically brushing and anodizing aluminum extrusions. Linetec’s goal is consistency throughout each job.

To achieve this, fully-automated equipment is used. However, due to the complexity and variation associated with each of the process steps, as well as variances in extrusion from different extruders and heat lots, variation may be visible. If some variation is not acceptable, Linetec recommends one of its many paint finishes be considered.

ELEGANT APPEARANCE


Brushed anodize offers a unique and distinctive look for interiors, storefronts and highly visible areas.

cost effective


Linetec’s brushed anodize is a cost effective solution. 

ENVIRONMENTALLy FRIENDLY


Linetec utilizes an environmentally-friendly brushing process in conjunction with its eco-friendly anodize process.

YOU HAVE OPTIONS


Linetec brushed anodize is available in all finishes; clear, champagne bronze tones and black, as well as our proprietary Copper and Bordeaux anodize colors

 

lightweight


Brushed anodize offers a very lightweight material. 

MINIMAL MAINTENANCE


There is minimal maintenance to Linetec’s brushed anodize.

MEETS AAMA SPECIFICATIONS


Material meets Class I, AAMA 611 coating specifications.

Scratch resistant


Resistant to scratching. 

AVAILABLE IN SHEET


Brushed flat sheet available in .063 48 X 120

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Enhancing and protecting brushed anodized FINISHES

Anodize has long been used in the architectural construction industry for its luster, richness and reflective appearance. Linetec’s unique brushed appearance adds a new element to standard anodize coatings.

Brushed anodize finish resists scratching, and requires minimal maintenance including in high-traffic areas offering excellent wear and abrasion resistance.

Linetec’s brushed anodize utilizes an environmentally-friendly brushing process in conjunction with its eco-friendly anodize process, and is 100 percent recyclable.

Inspection of Material

Extruded from prime billet, with a minimum temper of T6, 6063 alloy should be used. If possible, specify a Webster hardness of at least 14.

  • Square or rectangular extrusions work best. Extrusions not within these parameters must be reviewed by Linetec to determine if they can be processed. Additional tooling may be required.
  • Channels and recesses will not be reached by brushing machine.
  • Parts must be at least 12 ft in length and no longer than 28.5 ft.
  • Extrusion shapes cannot exceed 10 inches tall by 10 inches wide.
  • Linetec can provide 5005, in .063, 4-by-10 foot brushed sheet. Sheet alloy is different than extrusion. Some variance in appearance should be expected.
  • One set-up piece is required for each extrusion being brushed.

Specify BRUSHED Anodize


FINISH CODE: ANO-<insert code> – Brushed Anodize

Standard 5-year warranty

Meets AAMA 611 specification

Meets AA-35C31A21

Material Size Guidelines for BRUSHED Anodize


LENGTH12' (144") Minimum
28'6" (342") Maximum
HEIGHT & WIDTHExtrusions shapes cannot exceed 10” tall by 10” wide

AAMA MEMBER

American Architectural Manufacturers Association, a material-neutral organization, is the source of performance standards for the fenestration professionals of window, door, skylight, curtain wall and storefront manufacturing companies.
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SPECIALTY FINISHES

As your Single Source Solution we offer custom options and specialty finishes such as Brushed Stainless Anodize, Wood Grain Finishes, Copper Anodize, and textured Terra Cotta Coatings.
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ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITMENT

Linetec has earned a long-standing reputation as a leader in environmentally-conscious practices and finishing options. For more than a decade, environmental responsibility has been written into our core values.
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RESOURCE CENTER

Our technical experts at Linetec provide valuable industry education of high-performance architectural finishes to architects, engineers, specifiers and manufacturers.
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