Aluminum Cylinder Finishes
Painted cylinders come in a variety of colors and involve a two-step process
- Color is applied using a spray on powder coat.
- The cylinders are baked to give them a high gloss finish.
This is how the bare metal looks directly following its heat treatment. It is naturally steaked and smudged and considered ugly by some, but it is a few dollars less in price. It is a good choice for high-use applications like rental departments, schools and resorts.
Brushed No Coat (BNC)
The cylinder is spun underneath a belt sander giving it a shiny “brushed” finish
The bare metal cylinder is “bead blasted” for texture and results in a uniform dark gray finish