Paint Line, Fabrication and Customization
The design process begins with our team of engineers designing fixtures in SolidWorks and then converting the designs into laser cutting machine files quickly with Cadman conversion software. This allows us to go from concept to production in hours, instead of weeks.
Our 100,000 square foot facility is equipped with a state-of-the-art Laser Cutting Machine manufactured by LVD Strippet. The Orion 3015 Series Laser Cutter provides our fabrication department with extreme flexibility in quick turn custom fabricated parts as well as standard production parts. The Orion is capable of cutting cold rolled steel, stainless steel, aluminum reflector sheets and other ferrous and non-ferrous materials.
Our Powder Paint Coating Line is an eight-stage system capable of providing sophisticated, environmentally friendly paint finishes on a variety of metal surfaces, both ferrous and non-ferrous. Our paint line, which was custom manufactured by Rapid Engineering, has a state-of-the-art touch screen panel that has system profiles for a variety of paint surfaces which allows for quick modifications to respond to unique customer requests. The six stage Chemical Metal Conversion System, developed by Chemetall, is comprised of the following stages:
- Stage 1: Alkaline Cleaner
- Stage 2: Water Rinse
- Stage 3: Phosphate
- Stage 4: Water Rinse
- Stage 5: RO Spot Free Water Rinse
- Stage 6: Non-Chrome Seater
Our AAMA (2603, 2604 and 2605) approved paint facility is also equipped with a dry-off/degas oven, application spray booth and a paint cure oven. Our small lot and quick color change capabilities allows us to respond swiftly to customer needs. We use Dupont® Alestra® powder coat paint, our standard colors are black, white, bronze and silver. For a list of other available colors, please refer to our Powder Coat Paint Index.
Our knowledgeable production crew is a team of experienced professionals capable of building a wide variety of commercial-grade lighting fixtures. In an industry where being nimble and versatile, in order to meet customers demands, is a must, SSL has the necessary management and crew.
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