I recently polished the wheels and front forks, etc., on my 1998 Honda F6 motorcycle and wanted to protect the shine and more so to stop oxidation. One that would level out over the grain. Sometimes, it’s the simple ideas that have the greatest impact. Mill finish. • Thread 23481, "Polished Aluminum Clearcoat Secret". When working with new construction, either material can be used efficiently since the windows, doors and other areas should be square, plumb and straight enough that premolded PVC will fit perfectly. Are you saying a clear coat is fading, or are you moving the discussion from clear coats to colored powder coating? The wood trim around windows is designed to add to the attractiveness of the home. When you know how to install window trim, you can elevate your carpentry projects and achieve pro-quality results. With so many building products on the market, it takes real innovation to rise above the crowd. I followed the directions, cleaning off the new metal with denatured alcohol and then applied two coats with over a 1 hour drying time in between. Suggestions? Your thoughts? A. Hi, Armando. Custom Bent Aluminum Fascia Trimming NJ. Still, Robert Probert is an internationally known expert on aluminum finishing. Flexible CasingChoose from Both In Stock and Quick Ship Flexible Casings for Fast Shipping. Unlike carved rigid mouldings, our flexible arched mouldings, made from polyurethane resin, are flexible enough that you don’t have to order the exact size for perfect results. Q. I have a cast aluminum fountain which all the paint has flaked off due to corrosion underneath. Then, if you are an industrially qualified applicator, you should do cleaning and chromating (Alodine). (comparable to 25 - 26 gauge sheet metal) The pieces are available in lengths of 4ft, 6ft, and 8ft sections. Extrude-A-Trim stocks 1,000's of aluminum extrusions. Rolled aluminum is available only in smooth finish. All information presented is for general reference and does not represent a professional opinion nor the policy of an author's employer. How to Keep a Wooden Outside Window Trim From Rotting. I am working on restoring lawn chairs which have tubular aluminum legs and arms. Thank you gentlemen! Traditionally, windows were constructed of wood or aluminum. Please tell me more about chemical that can be used for sealing of aluminum material. Most trim carpenters don't even use a tape to trim windows. I have spray equipment. I have always had good success with them. Thank you for your help! Please advise if there is a product to seal painted aluminum soffit to slow or stop the growth of mildew. Anodized Aluminum is common on storefronts, but the stained or ruined look can take away from your business. Any suggestions or help will be greatly appreciated! Any ideas? Shipping Information. Properly installed, both look very good. In most cases, the total cost for either is similar. It's installed around doorways and garage doors for a clean, finished look. Aluminum Fascia. It really helped. A. Hi Charles. It's all done by eye, with a sharp pencil, a miter saw and an 18-gauge nailer. x 10 ft. Aluminum White Trim Coil is the perfect addition to your home. Thanks though ... 12 ft. long pieces come in a variety of widths to Mike Schoonveld has been writing since 1989 with magazine credits including "Outdoor Life," "Fur-Fish-Game," "The Rotarian" and numerous regional publications. Good luck. It will definitely stand salt water conditions. It is a brushed aluminum, but with a very deep grain. 6 in. Most makers of PVC siding make a host of colors, and if you want trim that’s exactly the same color of your siding, you’ll want to purchase the PVC trim from the same manufacturer. Ideal for weatherproofing around chimneys, skylights, dormers and wall-to-roof applications. CapitalEquipment Q. Hi, See images attached. The baked-on finish helps prevent corrosion. Rolled aluminum comes as … Here's how they do it. If not, you can apply rust-inhibitor -- this is designed for steel, not aluminum, but it will at least etch the aluminum. 2003 but continuing through 2020. Good luck. OUR ALUMINUM TRIM The affordable and durable choice for your exterior trim needs. Laura. Q. I believe the grain of the brushed aluminum is so deep that as it dries between the peaks and valleys it is causing this easily flaking result. note: For additional situations, options, and opinions please see: Alternately, sealing the parts with an anaerobic adhesive before anodizing may work too. You should sand it as smooth as practical to reduce the number and depth of pits. In any case the substrates must be properly pretreated before powder coating, which probably means a chromate process or tri-chrome process (please see Mil-DTL-5541 [link is to free spec at Defense Logistics Agency, dla.mil] for this). ... if I said our supporting advertiser's product was better than the brand you named would you & readers believe me or would you say we have vested interest? I purchased Star brite Aluminum Cleaner, which I noticed has sulfuric acid in it. Toll Free: (800) 422-1943. Corrosion is starting to leach out. Installation of Cedar shake panels, GAF shingles, Timberline costs, prices & pricing are kept on budget. We currently use a product called 'sharkhyde' that does the job but I wonder if there is a better one to try? From stucco systems to DRYVIT and new window replacements, we do it all. A. Hi Paulena. - after removing the damage from oxidation, I'd like to protect it from further incidents. I appreciate the advice! Aluminum Window Trim provides a low maintenance and durable exterior trim solution. We custom bend aluminum trim in a range of colors and deliver it to your door step. There are many siding materials available as well a variety of styles and colors. W, A. It would be unusual if your item were completely free of dirt and fingerprints; it probably should be lightly scrubbed with dish detergent before coating. Frequent power washing and scrubbing may be needed. But, yes, Protectaclear from Everbrite [a finishing.com supporting advertiser] is a reputable product for the purpose. You wouldn't believe the number of postings we've received where the URL proved that a "satisfied customer" was actually a hawker from the supplier he was recommending :-( x 0.019 in. Heavy-duty, polyester baked enamel coat. I will look into Everbrite as you suggested. He holds a Bachelor of Science in wildlife science from Purdue University. But Everbrite [a finishing.com supporting advertiser] is certainly a reputable brand. The original aluminum was protected by a clear coat which the manufacturer applied. Disclaimer: It's not possible to fully diagnose a finishing problem or the hazards of an operation via these pages. Aluminum Fascia Trim, Aluminum Fascia Trim Suppliers Directory - Find variety Aluminum Fascia Trim Suppliers, Manufacturers, Companies from around the World at aluminium tile trim ,aluminum floor trim ,aluminum trim cap, Trimming We specialize in all types of house siding, residential and commercial roofing. Q. I bought a highly polished aluminum propeller blade that I would like to install outside as a garden sculpture. We don't post recommendations of one proprietary product over another (why?). When it comes to trim – the material used around doors, windows, soffits and fascia -- the choice of material is much smaller; most homeowners choose rolled aluminum or PVC, the same material from which vinyl siding is made. This is actually the third time I've used their products. Made from aluminum material. Each trim coil is perfect for crafts, hobbies and other projects. It is designed Channel on a new construction window, which gives the window a nice clean FREE Shipping by Amazon. Q. I am building a hotrod, I'm doing fine with brushing and polishing all the aluminum parts. Like a shellac for metal, if that exists. These surfaces can be ruined and stained by stucco, mortar, cement or acid-based cleaners. 12 ft. Long fascia comes in a variety of widths to fit most homes. there are other places that do the same thing. That’s true whether the home is new construction or one built decades ago. Some I am replacing while others will be re-used. A. Hi Anne. ---- Two-part clear coats are available as "automotive clear coat"; these cure by chemical reaction (like epoxy) rather than by drying, so they typically use professional spray equipment, but they can apparently be done with specialized aerosol cans which spray both components at once, although I can't comment on how well this product works or doesn't =>. It is possible to anodize aluminum to what looks like ceramic or glass, super strong and corrosion resistant layer. Sealing Aluminum to prevent oxidation? Aluminium Window Cills, Trims & Pressings Polyester Powder Coated (PPC) Cills, Trims, Corner Post Covers, Soffits etc. Exterior window trim is the finishing touch on windows. © Copyright 2020 Hearst Communications, Inc. What can I use for sealing edges of anodized aluminum weldment? (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Q. Hi. Will it adhere. How can I find the spray on sealer for Aluminum? Good luck. You are right about economics and weight in regards to the polespears we're making. - Stockton, California. A. I've been using a spray clear coating on architectural aluminum for 2 decades with wonderful results. Will this work well to protect it during rain, and from oxidizing? The average thickness is 30-50 microns. Over time, exterior windows made of aluminum pits and stains, and expands and contracts with change in temperature. Rolled aluminum comes as a long roll of thin aluminum, and each piece of trim needs to be custom measured, cut and bent to shape using a sheet metal brake. Wood grain finishes are available in white and brown only. Schoonveld earned a Master Captain License from the Coast Guard. It may be that anodizing is appropriate for some of the parts and different types of clear coating for the others ... but since you asked for "most economical", a one-part spray-on or brush-on clearcoat will surely win by that measure. The latest improvement in our pre-engineered aluminum fascia introduces time-saving design to make QE fascia that much more attractive. Will do a test spot to make sure it doesn't discolor the aluminum. :( The Shop Amerimax 1.25-in x 6-in x 12-ft White Smooth Aluminum Fascia in the Fascia department at Lowe's.com. Just saying thanks for the info. Birch white. Just read your responses to the clear coating of aluminum. x 12 ft. Birch White Aluminum Fascia - Made from durable, 0.019 in. Sorry, but we only talk technical issues here, like technologies and types of clearcoats, not specific brands (why?) Q. Hi, Enjoy a lifetime of worry-free protection with Ply Gem’s pre-formed and field-formed aluminum fascia. Other readers are encouraged to suggest types and technologies of clearcoats or other corrosion resisting treatments, but there are dozens if not hundreds of individual brands and we cannot post testimonials to any specific brand or supplier (why?). If you go with aluminum, the best approach would be full proper pretreatment including alkaline cleaning, etch, de-smut, and Mil-DTL-5541 [link is to free spec at Defense Logistics Agency, dla.mil] chromate conversion coating followed by 2-part epoxy coating or other coating which relies on 'curing' rather than 'drying' (UV cured, powder coating, etc.) I am using the same grade metal in my product. Our trim comes in styles to match virtually every home, door and window type. Depending on aluminum alloy composition, the color can be glass-white, blue or greenish. The Amerimax 6 in. I was wondering if a 'dry lube' could work but would prefer a clear coat? Metal Fascia. Finishing.com alone has sold well over 600 copies of his book without even a single return request -- so other readers considering tubular products for salt water use may find his response quite valuable even if it's not a positive one for you :-), Q. Since it is maintenance-free, you can forget about peeling paint or faded colors. How would I refinish this so the corrosion does not occur again? Consult'g, Train'g& Software, About/Contact    -    Privacy Policy    -    ©1995-2021 finishing.com, Pine Beach, New Jersey, USA, metal refinisher - Hayward, Wisconsin, United States, [link is to free spec at Defense Logistics Agency, dla.mil], Feather Hollow Eng. Q. Hello everyone; I am a retired electrician who now shows and drag races a 1970 Olds 442.I recently put new aluminum heads on the engine and coated them with Sharkhide to keep them looking good.That unfortunately did not do the trick because of the fuel and oil that gets on them. All of the parts that I make are for automotive detail/finishing for either engine compartments or interior such as radio trim pieces, speaker grilles, sill plates, radiator covers, etc. Q. I really don't understand what is happening, on the front of my garage, one side of the soffit is clear of mildew but at the seam it starts to mildew and follows that piece the rest of the way across. I'd love to hear any suggestions! Properly trimming a window with steel is important to ensure protection from the elements. Any help would be appreciated. Call (888)561-3822. Looking for a solution and thank you for any light you can shed on the subject. Aluminum trim is durable and stands up to the weather extremely well. With all due respect there are dozens of aluminium boat manufacturers in the Pacific northwest these days! Q. I am a manufacturer of custom machined aluminum parts, both polished and brushed aluminum, and I would like to know the most economical way to prevent oxidization and keep a long lasting finish on the product. All our pressings are custom-made to order by our sister company, Archital (www.archital.co.uk). The aluminum surface has a smooth finish and is paintable to match any color scheme. The Amerimax Home Products 12 in. This is lousy before a show on white horses. Choose from a selection of exterior aluminum trims for horse trailers. Q. I make a polespear for lionfish out of type 6061 1/2" aluminum tubing and need to find a decent clearcoat for these shafts after bright polishing. Sealing in the remnants of acid doesn't sound promising to me, but better rinsing during the anodizing process (hot & cold, and including a dilute nitric acid or sodium bicarbonate dip) usually helps. Some of those have marks, grime, pits and stains. Keep in mind they are exposed to a lot of salt water and sunshine! They are all rather different, and it may depend a bit on the look you want as well. www.bostonexteriordesign.comBoston Exterior Design, Inc. (J-Less Rake Metal) Built on your Q&A's - Chime Right In Hemmed and ribbed for safe handling and stability. 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