Valspar have released a new range of powder coating finishes under the Syntha Pulvin brand to mimic the look of anodizing. Here’s an overview from the Syntha Pulvin website.
Anodite is a new generation of architectural polyester powder coatings with a smooth, low-gloss, metallic appearance designed to simulate the colors of anodizing — but with the added advantages of hiding surface imperfections and defects in the metal.
Designed to Stand Up to the Elements
The collection meets the requirements of QUALICOAT class 1.5 and GSB standard, so it is highly resistant to the effects of weathering.
- Superior resistance to UV rays, salt spray and humidity
- Outstanding color consistency
- Ability to form finished product without cracking or crazing
- No VOCs
Designed to Stand Up to Use
- Protection of structural integrity
- Added resistance to marring, scratching and abrasion
- Protects against damage during shipment and field exposure
- Allows for field touch-ups and repairs
Designed to Make a Powerful Impression
- High-intensity colors, including naturals, mica, and metallic
- Color can be matched to the most common European anodizing color ranges
- Wide stock range, small batch and custom-color capabilities
- Able to achieve lower gloss levels than standard matte powders, with excellent flow
- Anodite Technical Data Sheet
Designed for Exteriors and High-traffic Interiors
This new range of coatings is designed to enhance aluminum or galvanized steel substrates for both interior and exterior applications.
Superior toughness for exteriors: Ideal for residential, light commercial, industrial or institutional buildings, and for use in storefronts, entry systems, windows, hand rails, and photovoltaic solar panels.
Holds up to high-traffic interiors: Ideal choice for public buildings, such as airports, schools, hospitals, shopping malls, offices or wherever painted surfaces come into contact with people.