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10 common questions about the availability of non-combustible aluminum cladding for NYC in 2022

10 common questions about the availability of non-combustible aluminum cladding for NYC in 2022

1. Where can I find stock of non-combustible cladding as "ready to ship" material? We can only comment on our own supplies of non-combustible cladding. At present, we stock pre-finished 3mm(1/8") solid aluminum in 10 express (ready to ship) finishes for our Vitraplate product. Stock is available for delivery within 2-5 days of receipt of your order. See here for ...
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Comparison of the Fire-Resistant Aluminum Composite Panel brands in USA

Comparison of the Fire-Resistant Aluminum Composite Panel brands in USA

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 that is Global adoption of aluminum composite panels or ACPs for exterior and interior cladding is still accelerating. Architects and individual consumers are discovering it challenging to switch from this flexible construction material to any obvious replacement; despite the present surge of fire occurrences in numerous locations across the world due to using the highly flammable polyethylene core (PE) ACM, ...
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The 4th and Final in Fairview’s 1776 Series of finishes – Old Glory

The 4th and Final in Fairview’s 1776 Series of finishes – Old Glory

Since launching our 1776 Series at the start of the month we have enjoyed sharing a new collection with you each week. This week we reveal the fourth and final collection – Old Glory. This collection joins the three other collections that together make up the 1776 Series. The other collections are The Midnight Ride, The Shot Heard Round the ...
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Fairview Architectural team grows as demand for premium cladding products thrives

Fairview Architectural team grows as demand for premium cladding products thrives

Fairview Architectural (Fairview), the leading provider of non-combustible premium aluminum cladding products in the US and Canada, announces today the appointment of Jim Pontefract to the Business Development team and Cooper Fossey to Customer Service, as the Company brings in additional resources to cope with growing demand for its range of metal façade cladding solutions. Pontefract has extensive experience in ...
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The 3rd Collection in the 1776 Series - Old Ironsides

The 3rd Collection in the 1776 Series – Old Ironsides

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We are now in the third week of July which means that it is time to launch the third collection in our 1776 Series – our range of finishes celebrating American independence and being launched every week throughout July 2022! Our latest collection, Old Ironsides, tells the story of the USS Constitution (also affectionately known as Old Ironsides), the US ...
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The Shot Heard Round the World is the 2nd Collection launched as part of Fairview’s new 1776 Series

The Shot Heard Round the World is the 2nd Collection launched as part of Fairview’s new 1776 Series

The positive feedback we received following the launch of our 1776 Series of finishes last week has been exciting. As promised, it is now time to announce the second collection in the 1776 Series – The Shot Heard Round the World.  Here is the story behind this collection and the finishes that bring it to life in color. The Shot ...
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Fairview launches the 1776 Series – a new range of finishes to celebrate American Independence

Fairview launches the 1776 Series – a new range of finishes to celebrate American Independence

There is one thing above all else that sets Fairview Architectural’s aluminum façade panels above the competition and that is our exceptional finishes! As a proud American-owned and operated business, we have combined our expertise in developing superior exterior finishes with our national pride to create the 1776 Series. This series of finishes has been designed specifically to celebrate American ...
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Fairview increases inventory of 3mm(1/8”) Vitraplate® pre-finished Solid Aluminum Plate material due to market demands

Fairview increases inventory of 3mm(1/8”) Vitraplate® pre-finished Solid Aluminum Plate material due to market demands

This year has seen an increased interest by the construction market in the use of non-combustible exterior cladding solutions such as 3mm(1/8”) pre-finished solid aluminum panel, Vitraplate. These materials, already used widely around the world, are becoming increasingly sought after by all areas of the industry from designers and specifiers to general contractors and fabricators. To meet this growing demand, ...
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Three-Coat vs Two-Coat Paint Systems – what’s the difference?

Three-Coat vs Two-Coat Paint Systems – what’s the difference?

It can sometimes feel as though we are programmed to think that bigger is better and the more features you have the better a product is. But is that also the case for paint coating systems? We strip back the layers on this topic below to reveal what the differences between 2-coat and 3-coat systems really mean and share some ...
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Woodgrain exterior facades that will stand the test of time

Woodgrain exterior facades that will stand the test of time

Timber finishes offer timeless elegance which is one of the many reasons that their popularity does not diminish from year to year, unlike other architectural trends.  Advances in manufacturing have seen the introduction of realistic-looking faux woodgrain finishes on metal cladding. The standard is so high that woodgrain finishes can even be textured to give not only the look but ...
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Should I specify an MCM manufacturer or a fabricator?

Should I specify an MCM manufacturer or a fabricator?

As you may have already realized, there are many topics within the metal cladding industry that can cause confusion to those new to the industry.  Whether to specify an MCM manufacturer or fabricator is one area of confusion that we come across a lot. In fact, the answer is quite simple but before we give you that let’s look at ...
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How will NFPA 285 affect MCM in 2022?

How will NFPA 285 affect MCM in 2022?

Cladding Safety with Metal Composite Material (MCM) and NFPA 285-19   One of the most talked about points when specifying MCM panels, is NPFA 285 compliance. Fire safety standards are a big concern globally, and understandably so. Since the 1980s, innovative exterior wall systems have been developed to enhance a buildings appearance, and to improve the overall performance of a ...
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