Materials
 

Colors and Materials

‘Enviroshield’ Finishing Systems

Hauser’s Enviroshield Finishing Systems have been developed over decades of outdoor experience in diverse environments and operating conditions. We leverage both in-house and external testing, and capitalize on technical innovations to continually improve our process to satisfy our customers’ changing requirements.

We employ a comprehensive 6-stage pre-treatment process, material-specific anti-corrosive plating and coating, and optimized application of UV-stable, TGIC-free HauserKote powder coating on each of our products.

Why TGIC Free?

TGIC is toxic! Although many manufacturers still use TGIC (triglycidyl isocyanurate) powder coating, TGIC is a Category 2 mutagen. As a result, it is now classified as a toxin and cannot be used in certain regions. TGIC is known to cause skin sensitization in some people, which can lead to severe skin rashes. Respiratory sensitization is also a concern. Exposure occurs by breathing in dust containing TGIC, by skin contact and by ingestion. Ingestion can be caused by contamination of hands, food and drink, and following inhalation. As a result many companies in the European Union have stopped applying this material, and this practice will propagate to other regions as well.

All finishes are only indicative in color and may vary from the actual samples. Click images to enlarge.

Please contact us at sales@hausersite.com for HauserKote samples.

Other available colours (Additional charges may apply)
• All standard RAL colours, custom colours and colour-matching


Click here to download information on our Electro-Coating process for products manufactured using steel.

Pewter
Pewter
Titanium
Titanium
Bronze
Bronze
Gunmetal
Gunmetal
Ocean Blue
Tangerine
Lime Green
Designer White, Low Sheen
Antique Vellum
Antique Vellum, Smoothtex
Slate Black
Slate Black, Low Sheen Sandtex
Textured Stone
Textured Stone, Low Sheen Sandtex
Silver Age
Silver Age, Smoothtex
Hammertone Champagne
Hammertone Champagne, Smoothtex
Frosted Pewter
Frosted Pewter, Smoothtex
Frosted Titanium
Frosted Titanium, Smoothtex
Crinkle Black
Crinkle Black, Smoothtex
Crinkle White
Crinkle White, Smoothtex
Celeste Blue, Smoothtex
Absinthe Green, Smoothtex
Ipe
Ipe
Envirowood Sand
Sand
Envirowood Grey
Grey
Envirowood
Walnut
Roasted Pecan Weave
Driftwood Weave

HauserShield Thermoplastic Powder Coating

Available as a finish option on many of our products, HauserShield Thermoplastic is environmentally safe and has the best adhesion rate of any finishing process. The coating is impact resistant and will not fade, crack, peel, warp, or discolor for the life of the product. The superior adhesion provides maximum protection and bonding, keeping the base metal free of any corrosion possibilities. If gouged or scratched, Thermoplastic can be easily repaired. Heating the affected area with an industrial heat gun will allow the thermoplastic to melt and rebind itself. Cleaning can be accomplished by washing with a standard industrial cleaner.


Ipe

Hauser uses Brazilian Ipe hardwood sourced from environmentally managed, sustained-yield forests. Ipe is highly durable, resistant to insects and weathers all environments (Ipe was used for the boardwalk along the beach of New York City’s Coney Island, and was said to have lasted 25 years before it need to be replaced: an amazing lifespan given the amount of traffic and environmental stresses put upon the wood). Ipe adapts to the humidity of the installed environment and weathers naturally to a grey patina. Click here to download the Janka Hardwood Rating Scale (PDF) from our Hauser Resource Library.


Reclaimed Teak

Our reclaimed teak comes from many different product origins (frames, posts, supports) and is carefully selected for use in new products. Available in Weathered Grey and Weathered Teak finishes, our reclaimed teak comes with a natural (100% VOC-free) protective coating for enhanced stain resistance.


Teak

All our teak originates from sustainable plantations. Hauser uses raw grade A teak giving the option to either let the wood naturally turn grey over time with exposure to the elements or seal/stain it a color of your choosing. Grade A teak is dense with a high resin content that allows it to withstand extreme temperature changes without cracking.


Envirowood (Recycled Plastics)

As part of our commitment to the environment, Hauser is proud to offer the option of using 100% recycled plastic lumber for use on benches, planters and waste receptacles. Envirowood is virtually maintenance-free, extremely durable, flame resistant, and stands up to the rigors of public wear and street salt. All finishes are only indicative in color and may vary from the actual samples.



Outdoor Fabrics & Cushions

Hauser utilizes high-performance fabrics specifically designed for commercial outdoor use and ultimate durability. Resisting stains, mold, and mildew, our exceptional UV stable fabrics are specifically engineered to hold their vibrant colour in all climates and through the continual cleaning that public spaces require. Hauser commercial outdoor cushions contain high-resilience, flexible polyurethane foam with a dense cell structure that provides exceptional support, durability and instant recovery. The super-durable foam retains its shape through the heaviest of use and is fast draining and mildew resistant. These cushions are reversible and will outperform and outlast other cushions that would typically have to be replaced several times. Click here for a PDF of our current Standard Acrylic Fabrics.

Please contact us at sales@hausersite.com for samples of the most current selections.



All-Weather Wicker

The synthetic fiber used in the production of Hauser Commercial Weave is unmatched for its high grade flexibility, strength and weather resistance. This specially designed, variegated and UV stable fiber offers the appearance of natural wicker and is hand-woven on powder-coated aluminum frames, creating exterior products suitable for complete outdoor exposure.

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