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p/a Bosstraat 67/7
3560 Lummen

 

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In order to avoid duplication or incomprehensible codes, all manufacturing
sites will follow the same designation rules.
The procedure as described hereunder explains for each digit how to build
and understand the Alesta® code, depending on the product chemistry
and properties.

1st and 2nd character
2 Letters that indicate the product chemistry and hardener

Chemistry abbreviation Description
AE Polyester Architectural Primid
AG AntiGraffiti
AM AntiMicrobial
AQ QualiSteel DG
AS AntiStatic
BM BinderMix
EE Epoxy
EP Epoxy Polyester
HR HeatResistant
IE Polyester Industrial
Chemistry abbreviation Description

 IF

Polyester Industrial PT910 

NI

NIR Powder 

PU

Polyurethane 

QP

Alu QualiPrime 

SD

SuperDurable (Industrial & Architectural) 

SF

Coil TGIC-free 

ST

SoftTouch Line 

UV

UV powder 

ZF

ZeroZinc Primer 

ZN

Zinc Primer

3rd character
Number that indicates the gloss, measurable and
non-measurable

Measurable Gloss - Smooth & Fine Textured

Gloss digit Nominal gloss value  
  from to
0 0 9
1 10 19
2 20 29
3 30 39
4 40 49
5 50 59
6 60 69
7 70 79
8 80 89
9 90 and above

Non-measurable gloss - Leatherette, hammer & antique products

Gloss digit Nominal gloss value

0

Matt 

2

Semi-Gloss 

3

Gloss 

4

Alesta® Tex 

Clearcoat - All aspects

Gloss digit Nominal gloss value

0

Matt 

2

Semi-Gloss 

3

Gloss

4th character
Number that indicates the surface appearance

Appearance

digit 

Description

Smooth

Hammered

Fine Textured

Leatherette

5th character
Number that indicates the effect

Effect

digit 

Description

No effect

Bonded Metallic

Blended Metallic

Speckled

7th character
Number that indicates the colour

Colour digit

Description 

0

Clearcoat 

1

Yellow - Cream - Ivory – Beige 

2

Orange 

3

Red – Violet 

4

Black 

5

Blue 

6

Green 

7

Grey 

8

Brown – Bronze 

9

White 

8th to 11th character
Undefined 4 digit number that will be specific per colour
(e.g. colour code)

12th to 13th character
Number that indicates the country of development or European standard in order to distinguish from country specific products

Colour digit

Description 

20

European standard product 

21

France 

22

Germany 

23

United Kingdom 

24

Italy 

25

The Netherlands 

26

Spain 

27

Sweden 

28

Simplicoat 

29

Turkey 

Example

AE80012200320 stands for:

  1. Polyester Architectural primid
  2. Gloss digit 80-89 units
  3. Smooth
  4. No other special effect
  5. Tribo
  6. Orange
  7. RAL 2003
  8. European standard product