Durability + Design
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on LinkedIn Like us on Facebook Follow us on Instagram Visit the TPC Store
Search the site

 

Advertisement

Durability + Design (D+D)


D+D News

Main News Page


New Cladding Finishes Shift Color

Monday, November 11, 2013

More items for Building Envelope

Comment | More

Alcoa Architectural Products has introduced a series of nine architectural coatings that shift color under different lights when used on the company's Reynobond and Reynolux cladding materials.

PrismFX color-shifting finishes "provide an option for architects who want to enrich their designs with variable color," the company said in a product announcement.

McCarran Parking Garage McCarran Parking Garage
Mark Kempf Photography - St. Louis, MO

A customized color (Rose Champagne) of PrismFX was recently used on accent panels to mark pedestrian bridges on a new parking garage at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, NV. The color shifts under different light, the manufacturer says.

The coatings are available with the company's Reynobond Aluminum Composite Materials (ACM) and Reynolux profile materials, flat sheet and coil.

Green, Violet and Copper

“PrismFX finishes can give your building a look as dynamic as your design,” said George Rosado, commercial director for Alcoa Architectural Products.

“The coating creates subtle color shifts as lighting conditions change throughout the day. A building that appears green, blue or silver in the morning can shift to copper, violet or gold in the afternoon.”

PrismFX color chart

PrismFX is available in nine colors. Not shown: Steel Violet, Arctic Blue and Autumn Wind.

PrismFX high-performance Duragloss 5000 coatings are designed to withstand the corrosive effects of saltwater, intense UV exposure and extreme temperature shifts without warping, cracking or fading, "so there are no geographical limitations on where they can be used," the company says.

Garage Accents

The manufacturer recommends PrismFX finishes for decorative or "attention-grabbing" architectural elements.

For example, a customized PrismFX finish was recently used on 4,200 accent panels at the new Terminal 3 Parking Garage at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, NV, "to mark the locations of the pedestrian bridges connecting it to the terminal," thus "calling attention to important egress," the manufacturer said.

Norcross, GA-based Alcoa Architectural Products is a global manufacturer of exterior and interior cladding for commercial construction. AAP is a division of Alcoa, the world's top producer of primary and fabricated aluminum.

More information: www.reynobond.com.

   

Tagged categories: Alcoa Architectural Products; Aluminum; Cladding; Color; Design; Metal cladding

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

Advertisements
 
A&I Coatings
 
Vitreflon – the hallmark of colour stable protective coatings
 
Vitreflon two pack fluoropolymer coatings display unsurpassed colour and gloss retention making Vitreflon the coating of choice for high value infrastructure and architecture. Contact us today to find out how Vitreflon can outperform on your next project. Vitreflon distributorships available.
 

 
Atlas Material Testing Technology
 
Helping You Put Your Products To The Test
 
  • Outdoor Accelerated Weathering
  • Laboratory Testing Services
  • Accelerated Weathering Instruments

  • www.atlas-mts.com
    atlas.info@ametek.com
 

 
RCI, Inc.
 
RCI Building Envelope Technology Symposium
 
November 13-14, 2017 | Orlando, Florida | Learn valuable design and repair insights from 20 leading design experts. RCI, Inc. is an AIA LU provider. Learn more.
 

 
LATICRETE International, Inc.
 
SPARTACOTE Flex PURE Clinical Plus Coatings
 
Equipped with antimicrobial technology, fast-cure systems and high-traction features. Ideal for demanding environments. Customizable colors and textures.
 

 
World of Concrete
 
WOC 2018 – Las Vegas, NV
 
Visit the WOC website for more details about the World of Concrete 2018: January 23-26; Seminars 22-26 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV, USA.
 

 
PPG Paints
 
NEW FORMULA! PPG PAINTS™ SEAL GRIP® PRIMER
 
PPG Paints Seal Grip Interior/Exterior Acrylic Universal Primer/Sealer has been reformulated to meet your toughest interior and exterior primer requirements.
VIEW PRODUCT
 

 
Greenbuild
 
Greenbuild and ABX Together in Boston
 
Come to Boston and enjoy a 2 in 1 event! Greenbuild and ABX come together with over 700 exhibitors from the construction and design industry - register today!
 

 
 
 

Technology Publishing Co., 1501 Reedsdale Street, Suite 2008, Pittsburgh, PA 15233

TEL 1-412-431-8300  • FAX  1-412-431-5428  •  EMAIL webmaster@durabilityanddesign.com


The Technology Publishing Network

Durability + Design PaintSquare the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings Paint BidTracker

 

© Copyright 2012-2017, Technology Publishing Co., All rights reserved