POLYESTER POWDER COATING
Alugutter® eaves drainage systems and all associated components are Polyester Powder Coated in accordance with Qualicoat accredited procedures, using only the best external architectural grade powder paints. This achieves a superior decorative and durable finish when compared to conventional paint systems. Painting is carried out in a controlled automated environment, firstly cleansing the product surfaces, followed by multi stage chemical pre-treatments, prior to electrostatic application of the powder paint. The product is finally subjected to temperatures in excess of 200°C for approximately 10 minutes, which liquefy’s and fuses the paint to the product surfaces, providing a hard and durable paint finish.
For most ranges Alugutter® offer Anthracite Grey RAL 7016 and a Textured Black as standard stocked products for shorter lead times. A wide range of other standard colours are also available and shown in the chart below. If a special colour is required, please contact us to establish availability and prices.
With the exception of our textured high gloss black finish, all colours are set at a 30% gloss level with a smooth surface finish.
PAINT PROCESS OVERVIEW
Each component is hung on an automated line
Products are pre-washed and degreased to ensure no contaminants
Each item is electrostatically charged and paint applied with automated spray jets for an even uniform coating
The products finally pass through an oven where temperatures of 200 deg C liquefy and bond the paint to the aluminium surfaces.
Each product is inspected at the end of the process before packaging