Architectural Aluminum Finishes

Aluminum Finishes

In addition to our stocked Clear and Bronze anodized, and White painted colors, we offer five more anodized finishes and 19 standard painted colors. Blended standard and custom colors are also available, providing you with an infinite variety. More than a palette of pretty colors, our finishes are tough and backed by some of the best warranties in the industry.

See Tubelite’s Standard Finish Color Guide for detailed information on the exceptional performance, integrity and weatherability of our durable anodized finishes. This guide also gives specifications for color retention, erosion resistance and gloss retention of our high-quality, painted finishes.

Standard Finish Color Guide – For our (PDF), click here.

NOTE: Colors shown are not exact and are intended for planning purposes. For actual job, Tubelite will supply Linetec color chips. 


Finish Color Guide Chart

Depend on Tubelite for detailed information on the performance, integrity and weatherability of anodized finishes, and for specifications on the color retention, erosion resistance, and gloss retention of painted finishes.

For our Standard Finish Color Guide (PDF), click here.

AAMA Code Code Performance Content Applicable Warranty Tubelite Colors Available
611 Anodized aluminum provides and maintains a superior level of performance in terms of film integrity, exterior weatherability, and general appearance for many years. Two-step electrolyic anodizing process Standard Linetec 5yr. warranty applies on Class I anodize (a)

Standard Tubelite 2yr. warranty applies on Class II anodize

Standard Finishes:
Clear Class II** (C2)
Dark Bronze – Class I (DB)
Special Finishes:
Clear – Class I (C1)
Light Champagne – Class I (LC)
Champagne – Class I (CH)
Light Bronze – Class I (LB)
Medium Bronze – Class I (MB)
Extra Dark Bronze – Class I (EB)
Black – Class I (BL)
Copper – Class I (CA)
2605 Co: 10 years – Fade = 5 Delta E
Ch: 10 years – Chalk = 8
Gl: 10 years – 50% retention
Er: 10 years – 10% loss
SS: 4,000 hours
Hu: 4,000 hours
70% PVDF 10-Year Linetec
Warranty (a)
Standard Pricing:
Bone White (1P)
Colonial White (NP)
Sandstone (5P)
Burnt Sun (7P)
Antique Bronze (ZP)
Beige (BP)
Light Sea Wolf Beige (CP)
Boysenberry (9P)
Dove Gray (VP)
Slate Gray (WP)
Charcoal Gray XP)
Patina Green SP)
Dark Ivy TP)
Hartford Green 2P)
Military Blue DP)
Colonial Red RP)
Sage Brown 8P)
Quaker Bronze 6P)
Black (3P)
Custom Pricing:
Nearly unlimited in-house blendable shades
2604 Co: 5 years – Fade = 5 Delta E
Ch: 5 years – Chalk = 8
Gl: 5 years – 30% retention
Er: 5 years – 10% loss
SS: 3,000 hours
Hu: 3,000 hours
50% PVDF 5-Year LinetecWarranty (a) Custom Pricing: Nearly unlimited in-house blendable shades
2603 Co: 1 year – “slight” fade
Ch: 1 year – “slight” chalk
Gl: no specification
Er: no specification
SS: 1,500 hours
Hu: 1,500 hours
Baked Enamel 5-Year Linetec Warranty
(Adhesion only)
Custom Pricing: Nearly unlimited in-house blendable shades

KEY: Co = Color Retention, Ch = Chalk Resistance, Gl = Gloss Retention, Er = Erosion Resistance, SS = Salt Spray, Hu = Humidity

= Tubelite Standard Color Palette

NOTE: *Class I = Minimum 0.7 mil thickness, *Class II = Minimum 0.4 mil thickness, (a) Extended Warranty Available – contact Tubelite Inc. **Class II = Standard 2 Year Manufacturer Warranty.