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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 ...
The trend towards natural Zinc finishes continues

The trend towards natural Zinc finishes continues

We have been tracking this trend for a while now, but we felt the time had come to make it ...
Capitol Vista: The Role of Fairview Architectural

Capitol Vista: The Role of Fairview Architectural

(This article was originally published on www.FLSustainability.com) Situated on prime real estate within Washington D.C., the Capitol Vista building exemplifies ...
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

Over the last 12-18 months we have seen an increased interest from the construction market in the use of non-combustible ...
808-812 Memorial Drive: Retrofitting for Sustainability with Vitrabond®

808-812 Memorial Drive: Retrofitting for Sustainability with Vitrabond®

(This article was originally published on www.FLSustainability.com)Retrofitting existing buildings with new cladding is highly efficient with aluminum composite panels. Constructed ...
What is paint crazing, and how can it be prevented when folding pre-finished aluminum?

What is paint crazing, and how can it be prevented when folding pre-finished aluminum?

Paint crazing, also known as cracking or checking, occurs when a series of small cracks or lines appear on the ...
How can you tell the difference between a Pressure Equalized Rainscreen and a Drained and Back-Ventilated Rainscreen?

How can you tell the difference between a Pressure Equalized Rainscreen and a Drained and Back-Ventilated Rainscreen?

It is not possible to tell the difference between a drained and back-ventilated rainscreen and a pressure-equalized rainscreen just by ...
Would you consider an alternative option to ordering buffer stock on your next project?

Would you consider an alternative option to ordering buffer stock on your next project?

It is a fact of life in the metal cladding industry that if you want to make sure you have ...
10 common questions about the availability of non-combustible aluminum cladding for NYC in 2023

10 common questions about the availability of non-combustible aluminum cladding for NYC in 2023

1. Where can I find non-combustible cladding in stock "ready to ship"? Fairview Architectural manufactured Vitraplate® pre-finished 3mm(1/8") solid aluminum ...

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