Latest Perforated Anodized Aluminum from Lorin Delivers Functionality, Durability and Aesthetics

Press Release Summary:

  • Features coil anodizing process that protects the aluminum while improving its aesthetic properties and durability
  • Comes with hole patterns and square patterns
  • Ideal for architectural and construction applications

Original Press Release:

Lorin Perforated Anodized Aluminum, Ideal for Architectural and Construction Applications

Perforated Coil Anodized Aluminum delivers functionality, durability, and superior aesthetics

Muskegon, MI - Lorin Industries, Inc., the global industry leader in the innovation and production of coil anodized aluminum, announces that its updated coil anodized aluminum for perforated aluminum products in architectural and construction applications now contains new hole patterns, including a square pattern. Perforated anodized aluminum delivers functionality, superior durability, and excellent aesthetics. The cost-effective coil anodizing process, pioneered by Lorin, protects the aluminum while also improving its aesthetic properties and durability.

Long used for parking garages in order to promote airflow without the addition of mechanical ventilation systems, perforated anodized aluminum is gaining in popularity in other architectural and construction applications for its aesthetic qualities and other functional benefits, like screening sunlight, particulates, noise, and rain. Though other metals can be perforated, anodized aluminum is typically specified for the building construction industry because of its high strength-to-weight ratio, light weight, recyclability, corrosion resistance, and more.

In an effort to create a gathering place for all Austin, Texas citizens, the city built a new 200,000 sq. ft. central library featuring Lorin’s perforated anodized aluminum, fabricated into panels by Lorin. In one area, the anodized perforated panels provide shade for the building and its entrances, while in another section, a large perforated panel incorporates literary quotes that are visible on the building’s floor as light shines through the metal. Together, the panels add to the overall building aesthetic.

Lorin perforated anodized aluminum can be installed on architectural projects with standard electric hand tools: drills, impact guns, levels, etc. Once sized for installation, most panels are light enough to install without a crane, thus lowering installation costs and risks.

Lorin coil anodizes aluminum after it has been perforated. This is done to protect the inside edges of the perforations and to ensure that color is consistent throughout the entire perforated anodized sheetenables customers to select the openness of the perforated aluminum, thus meeting a wide range of functional and aesthetic needs. For customers who want to create unique hole patterns not available in coil form, Lorin offers a surface and color fade warranty when its anodized aluminum is perforated after anodizing.

For more information about Lorin and perforated, coil anodized aluminum applications within the construction and architectural industries, visit https://www.lorin.com/Architectural.

About Lorin
Lorin Industries, Inc. has provided coil anodized aluminum to markets worldwide for over 60 years. Our history of global leadership in anodized aluminum finishing for architectural markets began with bringing the process to market in 1953, and continues today with industry leading innovation. Lorin has worked with some of the world's foremost architects, designers, and fabricators to create new and exciting building designs that last throughout generations.

Whether used for exterior wall cladding systems, roofing systems, sunscreens, interior panels, or decorative interior applications, the possibilities for coil anodized aluminum are infinite. The natural beauty of Lorin’s anodized aluminum finishes brings newly constructed and renovated buildings to life, while providing a strong durable surface that will never chip, flake, or peel. Additionally, Lorin’s coil anodized aluminum products have been used for automotive, transportation, consumer appliances, and any number of other industries, with the same excellent aesthetics and durability long proven in architectural applications. At Lorin, we can help you reflect your vision with Lorin anodized aluminum.

For additional information visit www.lorin.com and follow Lorin on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Contact: Kristin Nugent
McNeil, Gray & Rice, Inc.
617-367-0100 ext. 148
kristin.nugent@mgr1.com

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