The Many Interior Architectural Applications for Prepainted Metal

Applications for Prepainted MetalPrepainted metal is found in many industries and applications, offering a host of benefits to manufacturers and consumers in high-quality products. Prepainted metal with coil coated applied chemistries of high quality coatings provides many key properties and functional advantages. Using prepainted metal for building needs gives architects and building managers many benefits and adds many options for interior architectural applications.

Some of the most popular uses of prepainted metal for architectural applications include:

Interior metal doors – interior metal doors do not have to look like a slate metal gray door of past that we used to see in industrial settings. Coil coating technology with state-of-the-art coatings provides endless possibilities for visually appealing metal doors with the appearance of wood grain, textures, and countless color combinations. Using coil coated metal doors is easy to manufacture and easier on building contractors who do not need to paint or stain doors prior to hanging. Internal metal doors provide increased durability and insulative features over wood, with longer lasting performance.

  • Window casings and frames – prepainted metal used in window casings and frames is an economical choice for building manufactures which provides a high-quality product. Prepainted window frames are ready to install, with no need to paint which eliminates the need for storage and disposal of paints or stains, making environmental compliance easier on contractors. Prepainted windows can be designed in any color or texture and with the coil coating process, there is no spot left untreated with more extensive coverage in joints and corners. Metal window frames outlast wooden frames and provide added durability with many options for UV resistance and solar reflective technology.
  • Ceiling grids – a suspended ceiling tile system is routine in many commercial and industrial buildings such as offices, medical complexes, and public buildings such as airports and libraries. Using prepainted metal for ceiling grids provides insulation qualities with high durability and a decorative, pleasing appearance.
  • Light fixtures – prepainted metal used in lighting fixtures allows for reflective coatings and provides high quality products for fluorescent light fixtures and recessed lighting options.
  • Cabinetry – we often think of wood products when it comes to cabinetry, although prepainted metal allows for highly decorative finishes with hassle-free maintenance. Various finish options include the look of wood, stainless steel, and various color options. Prepainted metal in cabinetry allows for custom coating technologies such as antimicrobial add-ons, smudge proof and fingerprint resistant features.

Prepainted metal allows for a wide range of interior architectural products that outlast and outperform comparable products made of other materials like wood.

UNICHEM Offers Prepainted Metal Product Solutions

Universal Chemicals & Coatings, Inc., UNICHEM is a technology leader of custom coatings and chemistries with more than 50 years of experience in developing high quality, technologically advanced coatings. Our state-of-the-art research facilities and laboratories utilize a full array of industrial coatings testing equipment and sample analysis capabilities. We adhere to strict ASTM testing methods and follow meticulous quality procedures including proprietary quality polices and procedures.

UNICHEM is an ISO9001:2015 registered custom coatings manufacturer with strict quality polices to ensure reliable and consistent coating performance.  We partner with our customers to provide unique, real-world solutions that meet the needs of OEMs and their consumers. Contact us to see how we can improve your interior design products with prepainted metal made with high-quality coatings.