RAL Color Sampler

RAL Universal Color System

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.

NUVO Color Match: Standard color system based on ral and universal color systems

RAL 1000 Series
RAL 1000
RAL 1001
RAL 1002
RAL 1003
RAL 1004
RAL 1005
RAL 1006
RAL 1007
RAL 1011
RAL 1012
RAL 1013
RAL 1014
RAL 1015
RAL 1016
RAL 1017
RAL 1018
RAL 1019
RAL 1020
RAL 1021
RAL 1023
RAL 1024
RAL 1026
RAL 1027
RAL 1028
RAL 1032
RAL 1033
RAL 1034
RAL 1035
RAL 1036
RAL 1037
RAL 2000 Series
RAL 2000
RAL 2001
RAL 2002
RAL 2003
RAL 2004
RAL 2005
RAL 2008
RAL 2009
RAL 2010
RAL 2011
RAL 2012
RAL 2013
RAL 3000 Series
RAL 3000
RAL 3001
RAL 3002
RAL 3003
RAL 3004
RAL 3005
RAL 3007
RAL 3009
RAL 3011
RAL 3012
RAL 3013
RAL 3014
RAL 3015
RAL 3016
RAL 3017
RAL 3018
RAL 3020
RAL 3022
RAL 3024
RAL 3026
RAL 3027
RAL 3028
RAL 3031
RAL 3033
RAL 4000 Series
RAL 4001
RAL 4002
RAL 4003
RAL 4004
RAL 4005
RAL 4006
RAL 4007
RAL 4008
RAL 4009
RAL 4010
RAL 4011
RAL 4012
RAL 5000 Series
RAL 5000
RAL 5001
RAL 5002
RAL 5003
RAL 5004
RAL 5005
RAL 5007
RAL 5008
RAL 5009
RAL 5010
RAL 5011
RAL 5012
RAL 5013
RAL 5014
RAL 5015
RAL 5017
RAL 5018
RAL 5019
RAL 5020
RAL 5021
RAL 5022
RAL 5023
RAL 5024
RAL 5025
RAL 5026
RAL 6000 Series
RAL 6000
RAL 6001
RAL 6002
RAL 6003
RAL 6004
RAL 6005
RAL 6006
RAL 6007
RAL 6009
RAL 6010
RAL 6011
RAL 5012
RAL 6013
RAL 6014
RAL 6015
RAL 6015
RAL 6017
RAL 6018
RAL 6019
RAL 6020
RAL 6021
RAL 6022
RAL 6024
RAL 6025
RAL 6026
RAL 6027
RAL 6028
RAL 6029
RAL 6032
RAL 6033
RAL 6034
RAL 6035
RAL 6036
RAL 6037
RAL 6038
RAL 7000 Series
RAL 7000
RAL 7001
RAL 7002
RAL 7003
RAL 7004
RAL 7005
RAL 7006
RAL 7008
RAL 7009
RAL 7010
RAL 7011
RAL 7012
RAL 7013
RAL 7015
RAL 7016
RAL 7021
RAL 7022
RAL 7023
RAL 7024
RAL 7026
RAL 7030
RAL 7031
RAL 7032
RAL 7033
RAL 7034
RAL 7035
RAL 7036
RAL 7037
RAL 7038
RAL 7039
RAL 7040
RAL 7042
RAL 7043
RAL 7044
RAL 7045
RAL 7046
RAL 7047
RAL 7048
RAL 8000 Series
RAL 8000
RAL 8001
RAL 8002
RAL 8003
RAL 8004
RAL 8007
RAL 8008
RAL 8011
RAL 8012
RAL 8014
RAL 8015
RAL 8016
RAL 8017
RAL 8019
RAL 8022
RAL 8023
RAL 8024
RAL 8025
RAL 8028
RAL 8029
RAL 9000 Series
RAL 9001
RAL 9002
RAL 9003
RAL 9004
RAL 9005
RAL 9007
RAL 9007
RAL 9010
RAL 9011
RAL 9016
RAL 9017
RAL 9018
RAL 9022
RAL 9023

FINISHING Processes

Grinding, Deburring, Polishing, Wet Painting, Powder Painting & Plating

SURFACE PREPARATION Equipment

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

PAINTING Equipment

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

The Artistry In Architecture, where presentation is nine tenth of the sale

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 grillesbollards, 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.

NUVO Mesh Expanded Metal Ceiling and Wall panels can be supplied with sound absorbing acoustical insulation. Superior NRC values can be achieved via acoustical insulation batts applied on-site.

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.

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