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Introducing Vestis Pyrite – Metallic Gold

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 Vestis aluminium colours

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

Vestis pre-coated aluminium paint composition

Pre-painted aluminium paint compositions

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.

Say “hello” to Vestis Black Graphite

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

Zintek zinc, Italy

An introduction to zintek® zinc

zintek® zinc, beauty, long life and authenticity. Zinc has been used in architectural applications since the 17th century. Today, zinc remains the most widely used, non-ferrous roofing and cladding material in Europe. Locally, as sheet metal cladding and roofing systems continue to gain popularity, zinc is fast becoming a favourite among architects, builders and homeowners. In 2012, Architectural Metals Australia (AMA) forged an official relationship with Zintek Srl; becoming their Australia and New Zealand distribution partner. Zintek Srl is a market leader in Italy, specialising in boutique zinc

Pre-painted coil coating

The Coil Coating method is used to apply Vestis’ high durability polyester reinforced finish. Coil Coating, is a continual, automated paint application process, commonly used on aluminium and steel. It’s fast, reliable, and capable of creating exceptionally durable, colour accurate, construction products. Purpose-built machinery, operated in purpose-built facilities, completes the coating process. On average a standard paint line is capable of coating around 200 meters of coil per minute. Unique coil stitching technology allows for continual production; minimising downtime between different coils. Pre-painted treatments follow strict and controlled manufacturing processes

Natural copper vs Vestis Copper

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

Vestis fan-decks now available!

You want them, and we’ve got them! New Vestis fan-decks have arrived. A new shipment of Vestis samples and fan-decks has arrived. Each deck contains one swatch of Vestis Copper, Verde, Grigio and Black Graphite. In addition to our stocked range, samples include Testa DiMoro, RAL 7037, RAL 7016, RAL 9006, and wait for it … each colour is also show in stucco! Stucco is a fantastic option if you’re looking for an aluminium with real surface texture, and it’s an option