SteelTex is a unique special technology for covering door panels, which was developed by "Steel Line" company.
An important advantage
The new technology SteelTex that uses special materials allows the use of door panels on the street (subject to the service instructions are ensured)
Reliable protection against damages
The basis of the SteelTex technology is a three-stage method of vacuum pressing. With particular temperature condition and high pressure, the special coating takes the form of a milling pattern, forming a single structure with a MDF panel that is resistant to shock loads and abrasion.
A unique coating uses components that combine increased strength and elasticity.
Door panels that use SteelTex:
SEVEN LAYER CONSTRUCTION
The new technology SteelTex that uses special materials allows the use of door panels on the street
(subject to the service instructions are ensured)
Protects the panel from mechanical damage, temperature drop and UV exposure. The coating retains its original appearance for the entire service life and does not fade with time.
simulates the texture and color of finewood. It provides protection against infrared radiation, not allowing the coating to deform and get hot excessively in the sun.
Akrilat provides strength and elasticity;
PVC provides damage and moisture protection;
Fire retardants are substances that prevent combustion.
Full crystallization of polyurethane adhesive occurs after 7 days, allowing the coating to form a single structure with MDF.
Special MDF panels are resistant to shock loads, temperature changes and high humidity. The material has an increased density, which makes it possible to create highly artistic milling with small details.
DOOR PANELS MANUFACTURE
The correct cutting of the MDF board is the beginning of the work with the door panel. If the front door lets moisture and air pass, it indicates a sealing failure of the construction. Special-purpose machinery allows the future door panel to be cut from MDF to within a millimeter.
The MDF quality affects the quality of the milling. The use of German moisture-proof MDF of increased strength and Italian equipment makes it possible to produce simple patterns and highly artistic milling with small details.
The door panel is specially prepared before using the vacuum pressing method. Grinding of the door panel allows creating a smooth surface. Then each element of milling is brought to perfection manually by the woodworking masters.
The coating specially developed for the "Steel Line" uses a two-component polyurethane adhesive. The process of applying the adhesive consists of two stages: - application of the first layer, preliminary drying; - application of the second layer, drying with a certain temperature regime. As a result, a thin layer of polyurethane film is formed on the MDF surface.
The vacuum pressing method with a certain temperature regime and exposure time is divided into 3 stages, creating a single structure of MDF, glue and special coating resistant to abrasion and impact.
At the final stage, the door panel is evenly cooled.
SteelTex Plus is a unique patination technology that emphasizes the beauty and texture of the pattern. It gives the doors a noble and refined look.
On each door panel patina is applied manually by the specialists of the "Steel Line" company. It allows emphasizing the texture and beauty of milling.
A two-component lacquer protective layer is used to fix the patina. It additionally protects panels from mechanical and atmospheric influences.
Patina application options:
Developed by "Steel Line" company, SteelLak is a new technology for painting door panels.
This technology creates a door with inner and outer panels of different colors. The utilization of modern equipment opens the possibility of painting the door in two different colors.
DEEP LEVEL OF TREATMENT
Door panels created using SteelLak technology are not just painted MDF panels; they works as a single structure that is resistant to load impacts and abrasion, infrared and UV rays.
is moisture proof, resistant to shock loads and abrasion. The lacquer retains its shine and color even under the UV rays influence, and also increases the polyurethane enamel's life time by three times.
is resistant to UV rays and temperature changes, and is moisture-proof. Italian enamel serves as a shell to protect MDF panels with milling.
smoothes the surface and ameliorates the adhesion of the enamel to the MDF panel. The several layers of primer application create a flat door panel surface.
Thermal and moisture-resistant MDF
Only moisture-resistant MDF is used in door panels that are created using SteelLak technology with high humidity and temperature changes resistance.
Due to the special SteelLak technology and high-quality European materials used, a door of any color from the RAL palette can be created.
PAINTED PANELS PRODUCTION
All stages of the SteelLak technology take up to 5 working days. Four experts work on the full cycle of manufacture. In the first stage, a blank is made from moisture-resistant MDF boards. Panel cutout is automated.
The structure of MDF allows applying both simple and highly artistic milling. The Italian equipment utilization guarantees the milling application accurately to within a millimeter.
Grinding of the door panel allows creating a smooth surface. Then each element of milling is brought to perfection manually by the woodworking masters.
The primer layer provides better adhesion of the surface with the enamel and improves the weather resistance of the panel. The specialist places the door panel into a special chamber to evenly apply a primer over the entire MDF surface.
The first stage of door panel drying allows the primer to dry evenly. For this, the door panel is placed in a room with a certain temperature regime.
After the pre-drying phase, the MDF surface is polished. It is essential part of the manufacture, as a smooth and absolutely clean door panel surface provides a better adhesion to enamel.
Then the door panel is painted with polyurethane enamel step-by-step in several layers. This allows achieving a smooth surface and getting an even color on the perimeter of the future door.
The next stage of drying takes place in a sterile room, where access is denied. A certain temperature regime of this sterile box ensures even paint drying.
Fixation with lacquer
Two-component lacquer increases the durability of polyurethane enamel of Italian production by three times. The coating with moisture-resistant lacquer protects the door panels from abrasion and shock loads.
The final stage
At the end, the door panel is placed into a special room to the completion of the drying. It is stored there prior to installation on the entrance door.
SteelLak Plus is a unique patination technology that emphasizes the beauty and texture of the pattern. It gives the door a noble and refined look.
The patina is applied manually by the specialists of "Steel Line" company. It emphasizes the texture and depth of the milling and allows achieving a unique finish of each door panel.