Specialty Finishes

Our catalog of stock products is available, but some applications need a customized product. We work with customers to develop products that meet performance requirements and environmental regulations. Cardinal is an industry leader in developing custom coatings and specialty finishes. 

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    Green Hammertone

    T064-GN81

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    Brown Hammertone

    T064-BR24

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    Blue Hammertone

    T064-BL95

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    Steel Gray Pearlescent 80 Gloss

    T028-GR02

    Benefits
    ▪ Product exhibits a metallic appearance and is formulated for exterior use without requiring a clear topcoat.
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    Statuary Bronze 60 Gloss

    T026-BR340

    Benefits
    ▪ Product exhibits a metallic appearance and is formulated for exterior use without requiring a clear topcoat.
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    Bronze 50 Gloss

    T025-BR01

    Benefits
    ▪ Product exhibits a metallic appearance and is formulated for exterior use without requiring a clear topcoat.
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    Oil Bronze 20 Gloss

    T022-BR189

    Benefits
    ▪ Product exhibits a metallic appearance and is formulated for exterior use without requiring a clear topcoat.
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    Silver Metallic Texture

    T391-GR1031 *

    * Polyester clear top-coat recommended for exterior durability
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    Bronze Metallic Texture

    T391-BG290 *

    * Polyester clear top-coat recommended for exterior durability
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    Verdigris Texture

    T091-GN57

    Benefits
    Multi-Colored Finish
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    Mock Rock Texture

    T091-GR309

    Benefits
    Multi-Colored Finish
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    Oil Rubbed Bronze Texture

    T291-BR251

    Benefits
    ▪ Product exhibits a metallic appearance and is formulated for exterior use without requiring a clear topcoat.
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    Silver Metallic 30 Gloss

    T353-GR06 *

    * Polyester clear top-coat recommended for exterior durability.
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    Brass Metallic 30 Gloss

    T353-YL02 *

    * Polyester clear top-coat recommended for exterior durability.
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    Silver Metallic 70 Gloss

    T357-GR105 *

    * Polyester clear top-coat recommended for exterior durability
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    Chrome Metallic 80 Gloss

    T358-GR539 *

    * Polyester clear top-coat recommended for exterior durability.
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    Copper Vein

    T375-BK07 *

    * Polyester clear top-coat recommended for exterior durability
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    Gold Vein

    T375-BK10 *

    * Polyester clear top-coat recommended for exterior durability.
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    Patina Texture

    C291-GN20

    Benefits
    Multi-Colored Finish
    Meets 70% of Our Green Criteria: 1. HAPS Free Above 1% of Composition. 2. Waterbased. 3.REACH Compliant . 4. Conflict Mineral Free. 5. 1.0 lb/gl or Less VOC. 6. ROHS Compliant. 7. Air Dry. 8. LEED Compliant. 9. Prop 65 Class 1 & 2A. 10. Chrome Free Learn More
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    Steel Gray Texture

    C292-GR494

    Benefits
    ▪ Product exhibits a metallic appearance and is formulated for exterior use without requiring a clear topcoat.
    Meets 70% of Our Green Criteria: 1. HAPS Free Above 1% of Composition. 2. Waterbased. 3.REACH Compliant . 4. Conflict Mineral Free. 5. 1.0 lb/gl or Less VOC. 6. ROHS Compliant. 7. Air Dry. 8. LEED Compliant. 9. Prop 65 Class 1 & 2A. 10. Chrome Free Learn More
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    Silver Metallic 60 Gloss

    C356-GR1342 *

    * Polyester clear top-coat recommended for exterior durability
    Meets 70% of Our Green Criteria: 1. HAPS Free Above 1% of Composition. 2. Waterbased. 3.REACH Compliant . 4. Conflict Mineral Free. 5. 1.0 lb/gl or Less VOC. 6. ROHS Compliant. 7. Air Dry. 8. LEED Compliant. 9. Prop 65 Class 1 & 2A. 10. Chrome Free Learn More
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    Gray Hammertone

    T064-GR660

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    Black/White Vein

    T075-WH34

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    Gray Hammertone

    T064-GR05

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    Copper Vein

    T075-BK211

    Benefits
    ▪ Product exhibits a metallic appearance and is formulated for exterior use without requiring a clear topcoat.
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    Rust Texture

    T091-BR47

    Benefits
    Multi-Colored Finish
  • Acrylic Polyurethane

    6S00 Series

    Cardinal's 6S00 series is a high performance two component low VOC solvent borne Acrylic Polyurethane intermix system designed specifically for the sign paint industry. The system uses bright clean exterior grade pigments with excellent weathering properties. Chemical resistance, flexibility, abrasion resistance and excellent weathering are the key properties. The coating can be applied at three different VOC ranges; 1.0, 2.8 and 3.5 lbs/gall by changing the hardeners and reducers. A system to meet all VOC needs. Read More
    Typical Uses
    - Sign Industry for use on plastics and metals
    - Intermix systems
    - Outdoor applications
    - General Industrial
    Benefits
    - Versatile VOC ranges
    - Excellent chemical and solvent resistance
    - Meets SCAQMD rule 1145
    - Excellent Weathering
    - Pantone color reference code
    - RoHS / WEEE compliant
    Meets 70% of Our Green Criteria: 1. HAPS Free Above 1% of Composition. 2. Waterbased. 3.REACH Compliant . 4. Conflict Mineral Free. 5. 1.0 lb/gl or Less VOC. 6. ROHS Compliant. 7. Air Dry. 8. LEED Compliant. 9. Prop 65 Class 1 & 2A. 10. Chrome Free Learn More
  • Lacquer

    2000 Series

    Cardinal's 2000 series is a modified nitrocellulose lacquer coating designed for fast drying and quick packaging. It can be used on unprimed cold rolled steel and other primed metal substrate. It also has been used very successfully on a variety of plastics such as high impact styrene, vinyl acrylic, A.B.S., and many others. When coating some plastics, a specially formulated solvent blend may be necessary. Read More
    Typical Uses
    - Business machines
    - Decorative metal
    - Over high solid polyurethane
    - Over industrial waterbase enamels
    - Over powder coatings
    - Marking and identification
    - Selected plastics
    Benefits
    - Fast dry
    - Low VOC content
    - Easy to apply
    - RoHS / WEEE Compliant
  • Nitrocellulose Lacquer Aerosol Paint

    A-2000 Series

    Cardinal's A-2000 Series is a modified nitrocellulose lacquer aerosol touch-up coating. It is designed for touch-up and repair of previously coated surfaces. This coating is classified as "exact match finish: industrial" by CARB (California Air Resources Board), and meets current limits for this category as well as the final limits that took effect on Dec. 31, 1999. Read More
    Typical Uses
    Touch-up for:
    - Business machines
    - Decorative metal
    - Over high solid polyurethane
    - Over industrial waterbase enamels
    - Over powder coatings
    - Marking and identification
    - Selected plastics
    Benefits
    - Fast dry
    - Low VOC content
    - Easy to apply
  • MODIFIED ACRYLIC AEROSOL

    A-4A00 SERIES

    Cardinal's A-4A00 series is a modified acrylic enamel aerosol touch-up coating. It is designed for touch-up and repair of previously coated surfaces. This coating is classified as “exact match finish: industrial” by CARB (California Air Resources Board), and meets current limits for this category as well as the final limits that took effect on Dec. 31, 1999. Read More
    Typical Uses
    - Business machines
    - Decorative metal
    - Over high solid polyurethane
    - Over industrial waterbase enamels
    - Over powder coatings
    - Marking and identification
    - Selected plastics
    Benefits
    - Suitable for exterior applications
    - Fast dry
    - Low VOC content
    - Easy to apply
    - RoHS – WEEE compliant
  • FILLERS / AIR DRY

    4760 SERIES

  • FILLERS / UV CURED

    U1PA-FE02 SERIES

    Cardinal's U1PA-FE02 is a UV cured wood pore filler on a variety of wood. Characteristics include; rapid cure response with excellent sand-ability and good inter-coat adhesion. This product low shrinkage, and provides excellent pore filling capability on many types of wood in one or two coats. The gel filler has been formulated with low irritancy ingredients, and does not contain styrene.
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    Typical Uses
    - Fine musical instruments
    Benefits
    - No VOC
    - Fast Cure
    - Excellent Clarity