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Anodized Aluminum and ATAS Products

Anodized-Aluminum-ATAS-Products.jpgAnodizing is an electrochemical process that converts the aluminum surface into a durable, corrosion-resistant, anodic oxide finish. ATAS offers a variety of profiles in anodized aluminum.
Characteristics: 
  • Hard, comparable to a sapphire
  • Transparent anodic film
  • Insulative and static-resistant
  • Wide variety of colors and finishes available
  • No chipping or peeling of the finish occurs
  • Resistant to scratches
  • Color is typically on one side with a partial shade of the intended color on the reverse side
  • Custom and color matches are available in minimum quantities
Best Applications:
  • When a shiny metallic look is desired and cannot be achieved with traditional coatings
  • High traffic areas 
  • Elevators
  • High rise buildings where maintenance is minimal
  • Roofs
  • Perforated applications
  • Walls/screen walls
  • Soffits
  • Ceilings
  • Perimeter edge metals
  • Custom trim accents
  • Interior or exterior applications
ATAS Standard Anodized Offerings:
  • Clear Satin
    • 50” coil in .032
    • 48” coil in .040 & .050
  • Dark Bronze
    • 48” coil in .032 & .040