Example Finishes

Rigidized® Metals Corporation offers all standard mill produced finishes for both textured and non-textured distribution, as well as specialty polished and embossed finishes.

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#4 Satin
Number 4 finish stainless steel, commonly referred to as "satin" finish, is a general-purpose bright polish that is the most popular choice for architectural applications.

#4 Satin Pattern 6WL®

Hairline Finish
Hairline Finish stainless is commonly referred to as "long-grain" because the grain is considerably more consistent than #4 finish.

Hairline Finish Pattern 6WL®

2B Mill
2B or "Mill" finish stainlses steel is a dull, low-reflective finish with no grain or direction. 2B finish is not commonly used as an architectural quality surface.

2B Mill Pattern 6WL®

RND - Non-Directional Vibration
Rigidized® Metals' Non-Directional polish is a consistently polished finish that produces a low reflectivity uniform surface.

RND - Non-Directional Vibration Pattern 6WL®

B/A - Bright Annealed
Bright Annealed stainless steel has a "cloudy mirror" relfective surface.

B/A - Bright Annealed Pattern 6WL®

Random Swirl
Random Swirl is polished by hand and, as the name suggests, is completely random. No two sheets are the same.

Random Swirl Pattern 6WL®

#8 Mirror
#8 polish, or mirror finish, is polished to a mirror quality with subtle grit lines visible.

#8 Mirror Pattern 6WL®

Matte (Dull & Bright)
A Matte finish stainless steel provides a non-directional, low gloss, uniform finish. It’s lower reflectivity and highly consistent finish from sheet to sheet make it ideal for many architectural applications. We offer our Matte finish in both Dull (shown) and Bright.

Dull Matte Pattern 6WL®