FINISHING

Superior quality is our single-minded purpose behind the paint finish that Astro provides.

TOP QUALITY FINISHING SERVICES

Astro provides a paint finish with the single-minded purpose of superior quality. Our two state-of-the-art 20 ft. and 25 ft. vertical Ransburg Wet Electrostatic paint lines utilize polyester, acrylic-based, and high performance Kynar paint finishes.

System features/benefits include:

  • The most marketable paint finish in the industry.

  • Paint recipes for specific dies can be recalled at the stroke of a computer key.

  • High-speed 40,000 rpm turbo disc which atomizes cubic centimeters of paint into finer particles to permit optimum coverage in recessed areas.

  • Color readings are taken in real time, utilizing a portable color eye and are uploaded into the Astro database for QC evaluation.

  • Strict adherence to American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s (AAMA) 2603, 2604, and 2605 specifications and warranties.

  • Thermal oxidation technology for VOC with a capture/destruction rate over 98% efficiency.

  • Respect for the environment and an earth conscious attitude.

  • Online order/item tracking by line item, dye, color, and piece count “maps” the entire paint process in real time.

FINISHING SPECS

AAMA 2603 “Voluntary specification, performance requirements and test procedures for pigmented organic coatings on aluminum extrusions and panels.”

AAMA 2604 “Voluntary specification, performance requirements and test procedures for high performance organic coatings on aluminum extrusions and panels.”

AAMA 2605 “Voluntary specification, performance requirements and test procedures for superior performance organic coatings on aluminum extrusions and panels.”

For these and other specifications, please visit www.aamanet.org

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OTHER SERVICES

Extrusion

Our full range of computerized extrusion presses enables Astro to produce the most intricate shapes for any market.

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Thermal

For the building and construction market, your extrusions take on added value when they are thermally efficient.

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Fabrication

Your partner from design to delivery, our designers and engineers work with you from concept to final product.

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Operations Management

Guaranteed capacity when you need it! Astro Shapes has the industry’s best on-time delivery performance!

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Packaging

Astro’s material handling, packaging system and returnable shipping rack are the best in the business.

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