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JOIN US FOR METALfab 2011!

METALfab is one of NOMMA’s biggest functions to conduct the industry’s annual convention and trade show. This major event is held in a different city each year. Typically, between 600-700 fabricators attend METALfab annually.

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Aluminum Finishes

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Summary of typical aluminum finishes

The following standard finishes are listed by Aluminum Association Finish Designations

Finish Designation Supplied by
Mechanical      

As Fabricated

M10 Series

Mill

Buffed  

M20 Series

Fabricator or Finisher

Directional Textured 

M30 Series

Fabricator or Finisher

Non-Directional Textured

M40 Series 

Fabricator or Finisher

Patterned Mix (specify)

Mill or Processor

Chemical      

Cleaned only

C10 Series

Processor, Fabricator or Finisher

Etched 

C20 Series

Fabricator or Finisher

Brightened

C30 Series

Fabricator or Finisher

Conversion Coatings

C40 Series

Mill, Processor, Fabricator or Finisher

Coatings

     
Anodic:      

General

A10 Series

Processor, Fabricator or Finisher

Protective/Decorative

A20 Series

Processor, Fabricator or Finisher

Architectural Class II

A30 Series

 Fabricator or Finisher

Architectural Class I

A40 Series

 Fabricator or Finisher

Organic

R Series

Mill, Processor, Fabricator or Finisher

Vitreous

V Series

Processor, Fabricator or Finisher

Laminated

L Series

Mill or Processor