Architectural Metals Australia is proud to announce the arrival of Pyrite. This much anticipated addition to the Vestis collection provides a charismatic material option and is set to be the finish of 2021. After years in research and development, Vestis Pyrite is now available. Pyrite is a metallic, pre-painted aluminium. A spectacular finish in its own right, it also offers a cost effective, quality alternative to brass and gold zinc. The material’s subtle linished appearance provides a rich visual depth with an
New cladding materials, yes please! We are excited to announce two new Vestis aluminium colours. Vestis is a pre-painted aluminium product, coated with high durability polyester paint. In response to architectural demand for smoother black and grey finishes, we have added two additional colours into our standard stock collection. Anthracite Grey (RAL 7016) and Dusty Grey (RAL 7037) are now available in 1200 mm half tonne coils at 0.80 mm gauge. Anthracite Grey Grey is the new black. Grey is dominating interior design
Don’t like the look of oil canning and want a matte finish facade? You need Vestis Nebula! Oil canning, some people love it, others despise the rippling appearance often seen on metal cladding facades. Unfortunately some materials are more likely to oil can compared to others. While correct installation of roof and wall cladding profiles can minimise panel waves, installation is not always the cause. Zinc and occasionally aluminiumare simply more likely to oil can; especially on long panels. Once installed our
Architectural Metals Australia is proud to introduce a new collection of pre-painted aluminium products. Vestis Nebula Storm, Vestis Nebula Midnight and Vestis Nebula Luna, posses 3D qualities, evoking spectacular material depth and texture. This is an exciting development in pre-painted polyester coatings, and the perfect compliment to our existing range of Vestis One products. Unlike flat materials, Nebula’s subtle textured surface, beautifully diffuses light. This allows facades to change and evolve as daylight shifts. In addition to the material’s spectacular surface quality, the
The Vestis product range is coated using a specialist polyester paint. When it comes to pre-painted aluminium, there are four coat application methods, each comprising of four main components. More than 90 per cent of pre-finished metals are made with liquid paint. The remaining 10 per cent use laminate film. Our range of pre-painted aluminium finishes, Vestis, from Mazzonetto Spa, uses liquid paint. Wet coatings have four main components: Binders Solvents Pigments Additives Binders Binders characterises different paint methods. Often pre-coated aluminium and steel will be refereed to, or classified by its binder.
Something big has landed. Say “hello” to Vestis Black Graphite; the cladding and roofing game changer. Vestis is our range of imported Italian pre-painted aluminium. The AMA collection offers Australian and New Zealand architects, builders, manufacturers and installers, unique metal finishes, unlike anything else in our market. Black Graphite launched towards the end of 2015. The past nine months has seen an incredible shift in specifications and end users product selection. Black Graphite is triumphing by offering a smooth matte black finish. Where
To copper or to Vestis Copper? Material selection is personal and subjective. It’s difficult to say one metal is clearly better or worse than another. When it comes to metal cladding and roofing, different materials will suit different applications. There are multiple variables to consider; such as overall design vision, personal taste, project location, cladding or roofing profile, adjacent materials, long-term building maintenance, and durability requirements. Architectural Metals Australia (AMA), focuses on offering better material options for specifiers, installers and end users. Mazzonetto’s Vestis