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Anodized Aluminum Applications: Buildings & Architecture; Custom Colors, Fade Resistant Color Corrosion Resistant, Indoor / Outdoor Use, Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation Resistant


Anodized products and components are used in thousands of construction and architectural projects, for everything from the awning at the building's entrance, to the towel racks in the bathrooms, including:

  • Building Exteriors
  • Storefronts
  • Vents
  • Awnings
  • Dust Covers
  • Light Fixtures
  • Storm Doors
  • Window Frames
  • Curtain Walls
  • Roofing Systems.
  • Mailboxes
  • Bath Accessories
  • Patio Covers
  • Wall Switch Plates
  • Sign Making

This is just a small sample of building and architectural products made, in whole or part, of anodized aluminum. Anodized aluminum applications in construction are endless, limited only by the designer's imagination.

Anodized Aluminum Applications: Building Endless Possibilities

Superior Metal Technologies offers a comprehensive range of aluminum anodizing services for builders, architects and contractors and building supply manufacturers, including:

  • Sulfuric Anodizing
  • Chromic Anodizing
  • Hardcoat Anodizing (Hardcoating)
  • Clear Coatings
  • Color Anodizing
  • Custom Anodizing
  • Close Tolerance Coating

The unique properties of anodic coatings make them the perfect solution for architectural uses. Anodized aluminum resists corrosion and salt, won't chip or peel, resists scratches and can be used for indoor and outdoor applications.

Aluminum anodize coatings are available in a wide range of colorfast, fade-resistant, customizable colors, durable enough to place in direct sunlight for years to come.

Anodized Aluminum Applications: Replace Costly Stainless Steel

Anodized aluminum can replace expensive stainless steel in many applications, offering further savings due to the durability, reduced weight, and other unique properties of the anodizing process.

For more information about the benefits of replacing stainless steel with anodized aluminum, read: Aluminum or Stainless Steel?



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Denver, Colorado

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New Orleans, Louisiana

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Hong Kong

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South Bend, Indiana

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Washington, D.C.


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