Nelson’s Architectural Metals Division uses the RAL Universal Color System as the color guide for standard project colors.
We also have the ability to match any existing color or create a specific color when needed for project color matching.
Finishes also come in a variety of surface treatments.
Colors should never be chosen from monitor displays, only from official RAL Swatch samples. RAL samples can be supplied by Nelson when the critical decisions are made.
Grinding, Deburring, Polishing, Wet Painting, Powder Painting & Plating
Segregated Clean Up Room
Equipped with Dust Collection System
2 - Stroke Sanders
1 - Patriot II Twin Head Deburring & Finishing
1 - Grinding & Polishing Lathe
1 - Polishing Lathe.
800 ft. Conveyorized Paint Line
5 Stage Iron Phosphate In-Line Parts Cleaner
2 - Wet Spray Booths
Nordson In-Line Powder Booth
Off-Line I Batch Facility
Batch Spray Booth
Powder Equipped Electrostatic Spray Gun
Steam Jenny Wash Booth
Large Roll-In Batch Oven
Large Explosion Proof Paint Storage Room
Metal surfaces have an appeal of their own that few other materials can compare to but it is no match for the environment without proper surface treatment. Since Nelson is a turn-key operation; finishing is an important part of our manufacturing process. Finish quality is the first impression that everyone sees and maybe the most critical part of what makes architectural metals so attractive.
For Products that require a wet paint or powder coating, a five-stage washing system is used to remove any residual oils and properly prepare the surface for maximum coating adhesion. With large batch painting and powder coating booths and a 10 ton overhead crane, even very large coatings and fabrications can be accommodated.
Our assembly capabilities include mechanical pneumatic, and electromechanical assembly of products for the architectural institutional construction, medical and transportation industries. If full assembly is nor desired, parts can be kitted for added convenience and expedited processing at the customer's facility. With a broad customer base and a wide range of fabrication capabilities, we are able to provide any level of service desired, all of which are backed by our ISO 9001:2015 certified quality management system.
For additional information about our custom finishing and assembly services, see the table below, or contact us directly.
Decorative Metal Accents, Grilles and Screens, commonly referred to as ornamental metals, comprise a gamut of metal fabricated items for interior as well as exterior building envelopes. Available in a variety of designs and finishes, Nelson Architectural Metals Division offers a wide range of components including decorative grilles, bollards, kiosks, street furniture, specialty light fixtures, decorative trash receptacles, metal umbrellas and more.
NelsonAMD’s unique fabricating capabilities lend themselves to the manufacture of non-standard shapes and sizes which are often not readily available from other manufacturers. As a result, Nelson Architectural Metals Division, fabricated metal screens and metal accents have been the number one choice among many prestigious commercial, institutional and transportation facilities across North America. Nelson precision enables the architects vision with decorative metal screens. While the most common materials include Aluminum, Brass, Copper, Core-Ten™, Galvalume™ and Stainless Steel, when it comes to finishes, alloys and thickness we are limited only by their availability from world-wide sources.
NelsonAMD is excited to contribute on a creative, as well as, engineering level to your decorative grilles project. AMD is your best team for Architectural metal grilles,
In addition to the aforementioned options, baked powder enamel, and two and three-coat fluoropolymer type paints are commonly used to enhance the appearance of our products. Nelson also offers a wide range of linear, non-directional and selective brushed finishes, particularly in stainless steel, as well as faux wood options like our exclusive Ourborite™ finish.
At Nelson Architectural we draw from a resource base of over 150 highly skilled employees, many of whom have been engaged in this type of manufacture at Nelson for more than 25 years. Our ability to custom engineer and fabricate metal accents to meet the rigorous demands of architects and designers makes for a perfect fit from the conception to the completion of a new space.
For information on NelsonAMD's Custom Architectural Decorative, Grilles & Screens or to solicit our engagement on a potential project, please contact a Nelson Sales Representative near you, or contact us directly. Detailed drawings, product, and finish samples pertaining to our metal column covers and beam wraps are available upon request.
Nelson Architectural Metals Division designs, engineers and fabricates architectural metal products for virtually any commercial or institutional application. This includes decorative metal Wall panels and expanded metal Ceiling Panels (including High Security Ceiling system), metal Column Covers and beam wraps and unique custom architectural furnishings – all offered in painted steel, stainless steel or aluminum. Our extensive portfolio of projects includes customized installations at transit facilities, stadiums, airport terminals, universities, commercial buildings and many other applications throughout Canada and the United States. Our Custom Architectural metal fabrication team is the partner you can rely on.