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Mid-tone Woodgrain Finishes for Aluminium Products

Metwood is a coating that is applied to aluminium panels and profiles, generally to provide a wooden appearance, but also offering patina and other finishes. Metwood provides the warmth and beauty of timber, while offering the strength and durability of aluminium.

Metwood is available in a wide range of finishes. The Mid-tone Woodgrain group of finishes feature warmer wood tones.

It can be applied to most aluminium products, such as cladding boards, louvres, baffles, panels, soffits, garage doors, pergolas, partitioning, windows, battens, awnings, fences, and facades. Suitable for both interior and exterior use.

Key Features
  • Colour range — mid-tone & warmer wood tones
  • Durable — 10 year warranty on the pattern as well as a 25 year warranty on the underlying powder coating
  • Virtually maintenance free — only simple washdown required
  • Fire rating — A Class exterior rating, Group 1-S interior rating 
  • Structural strength — the use of aluminium can provide a better structural result than timber in many situations
  • Flexible — Metwood work with major fabricators and the coating can be applied to most aluminium profiles and panels
  • Consistent and repeatable — appearance is consistent when used on multi stage developments
  • Environmentally friendly — both the coating process and the use of aluminium have environmental benefits over other products
Specialist Coatings
NZ Made
NZ Made
Scope of Use
  • Metwood work with most aluminium fabricators to provide the coating required for the specific situation
  • Suitable for exterior and interior use
  • Suitable for all Corrosion Zones, including coastal areas (at least 50m from high-tide mark)
  • Coating can be applied to almost any aluminium profile or panel, and has a wide range of applications, including:
    • Exterior cladding boards & facades
    • Soffits
    • Louvres, battens, baffles
    • Window frames and doors
    • Garage doors
    • Fences, gates, screens
    • Pergolas 
NZS 3604 Corrosion Zone D suitable
Corrosion Exposure Zone D
Statement of Building Code Compliance

BRANZ Fire Testing:

  • A Class exterior rating
  • Group 1-S for interior use
In-Service History

The Powder Coating Group has been operating in New Zealand since 1988, and producing Metwood finishes from its Penrose branch since 2020.

The key supplier to Metwood, namely Menphis S.p.a, has been selling sublimations films to companies such as Metwood for more than 30 years, and currently distributes to more than 80 countries around the world.

Other Performance Attributes
  • 10 year warranty on the pattern, plus a 25 year warranty on the underlying powder coating
  • The powder coating warranty is backed by Interpon Ackzo Nobel
  • The pattern warranty is backed by Menphis S.p.a
  • Maintenance requires a simple wash down — the frequency of the wash down is determined by the NZS 3604 zone classifications
Interior Fire Rating 1S
Technical Information
BRANZ Fire Testing
Metwood Care & Maintenance
Brochure & Metwood Finishes

Metwood is a New Zealand owned company providing woodgrain and special finishes for aluminium products.

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