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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

Dull Bead Blast/Bright Bead Blast
A bead blast finish in stainless steel is produced under controlled mechanical conditions to ensure consistency and flatness. We offer this bead blast finish in both dull and bright(shown).