CUSTOM PROJECTS

VML can handle a broad range of projects.  We have the tools, resources and skills to process projects beyond the scope of a traditional industrial painting facility.

CUSTOM COATINGS

VML is capable of creating and applying custom coatings, including anti-slip, retro-reflective, super-conductive and other performance-enhancing finish coats.

OVERSIZED AND COMPLICATED PROJECTS

VML's in-house mechanical shop can manufacture custom tooling for the production of oversize, non-symmetrical and otherwise complicated parts.

Powder Coating Oversize Parts

Powder coating of oversized parts, up to 16" x 9" x 9" in size thanks to the latest powder coating guns, booths and ovens. VML jpg
  • VML's powder coating booths and ovens allow parts up to 16" x 9" x 9" in size to be processed.
Large diameter light fixture and internal structure powder coated white and bronze and hung in international airport. VML jpg
  • Images depict large diameter components for custom light fixture subsequently installed at International Airport.
Small medium and large lighting ring fixtures powder coated, hung and photographed for customer catalogue. Black, bronze and gold. VML png
large 48" diameter aluminum light ring fixture waits to recieve matte black, sparkle silver or matte white powder coat. VML jpg

IN-HOUSE PROBLEM SOLVING CAPABILITIES

metallized lighting fixtures installed in high-end grocery store chain in Toronto. Custom motorized tooling and masks were used to finish parts.
  • Production of various patterns required VML's in-house engineering team to create custom tooling, machinery and metalizing processes.
  • Image on left depicts metalized lights installed in upscale grocery chain stores.
Plastic light fixture metallized with zebra striped finish. Custom motorized tools and masking were used to produce beautiful unique finish png
Plastic light fixture metallized with half crescent finish. Custom motorized tools and masking were used to produce beautiful unique finish png

SKILLED LABOR

VML's capabilities allow for projects outside the scope of a typical painting contract.

fibreglass bonding and repair for large/oversizelight reflector. Dremel work, body filler, sanding of structure. Vacuum Metallizing Limited jpg

Large fiberglass domes being prepared prior to painting. Fiberglass filler used to repair fissures and to smooth surfaces.

large/oversize light reflector polished to reveal reflective paint surface, simulating the appearance of naturally aged/patina bronze.

Polishing of the sanded surface produces a reflective coating simulating the appearance of aged bronze.

large/oversize light reflector gets surface primed, prepared and sanded for metal topcoat. Vacuum Metallizing Limited jpg

High-build primer applied over filler to level the surface and prepare for the finish coat.

large/oversize light reflector recieves manual spray painting of specialty metallic paint finish coat. Vacuum Metallizing Limited jpg

Metallic finish coat manually sprayed over primer.

large/oversize light reflector recieves lighting and testing before shipping and final installation. Vacuum Metallizing Limited jpg

Final inspection and installation of electrical lighting components.

Large/oversized light reflector crating and packaging to prepare for shipping. Vacuum Metallizing Limited jpg

Safely packed and ready for overseas shipment.

Cured surface sanded to produce a metallic finish.

Vacuum Metallizing Limited logo png, VML Logo png

 

Updated 2017

Powder coating of oversized parts, up to 16" x 9" x 9" in size thanks to the latest powder coating guns, booths and ovens. VML jpg
Large diameter light fixture and internal structure powder coated white and bronze and hung in international airport. VML jpg
Small medium and large lighting ring fixtures powder coated, hung and photographed for customer catalogue. Black, bronze and gold. VML png
large 48" diameter aluminum light ring fixture waits to recieve matte black, sparkle silver or matte white powder coat. VML jpg
metallized lighting fixtures installed in high-end grocery store chain in Toronto. Custom motorized tooling and masks were used to finish parts.
Plastic light fixture metallized with zebra striped finish. Custom motorized tools and masking were used to produce beautiful unique finish png
Plastic light fixture metallized with half crescent finish. Custom motorized tools and masking were used to produce beautiful unique finish png
fibreglass bonding and repair for large/oversizelight reflector. Dremel work, body filler, sanding of structure. Vacuum Metallizing Limited jpg
large/oversize light reflector polished to reveal reflective paint surface, simulating the appearance of naturally aged/patina bronze.
large/oversize light reflector gets surface primed, prepared and sanded for metal topcoat. Vacuum Metallizing Limited jpg
large/oversize light reflector recieves manual spray painting of specialty metallic paint finish coat. Vacuum Metallizing Limited jpg
large/oversize light reflector recieves lighting and testing before shipping and final installation. Vacuum Metallizing Limited jpg
Large/oversized light reflector crating and packaging to prepare for shipping. Vacuum Metallizing Limited jpg
Powder coating of oversized parts, up to 16" x 9" x 9" in size thanks to the latest powder coating guns, booths and ovens. VML jpg
Large diameter light fixture and internal structure powder coated white and bronze and hung in international airport. VML jpg
Small medium and large lighting ring fixtures powder coated, hung and photographed for customer catalogue. Black, bronze and gold. VML png
large 48" diameter aluminum light ring fixture waits to recieve matte black, sparkle silver or matte white powder coat. VML jpg
metallized lighting fixtures installed in high-end grocery store chain in Toronto. Custom motorized tooling and masks were used to finish parts.
Plastic light fixture metallized with zebra striped finish. Custom motorized tools and masking were used to produce beautiful unique finish png
Plastic light fixture metallized with half crescent finish. Custom motorized tools and masking were used to produce beautiful unique finish png
fibreglass bonding and repair for large/oversizelight reflector. Dremel work, body filler, sanding of structure. Vacuum Metallizing Limited jpg
large/oversize light reflector gets surface primed, prepared and sanded for metal topcoat. Vacuum Metallizing Limited jpg
large/oversize light reflector recieves manual spray painting of specialty metallic paint finish coat. Vacuum Metallizing Limited jpg
large/oversize light reflector polished to reveal reflective paint surface, simulating the appearance of naturally aged/patina bronze.
large/oversize light reflector recieves lighting and testing before shipping and final installation. Vacuum Metallizing Limited jpg
Large/oversized light reflector crating and packaging to prepare for shipping. Vacuum Metallizing Limited jpg
Powder coating of oversized parts, up to 16" x 9" x 9" in size thanks to the latest powder coating guns, booths and ovens. VML jpg
Large diameter light fixture and internal structure powder coated white and bronze and hung in international airport. VML jpg
Small medium and large lighting ring fixtures powder coated, hung and photographed for customer catalogue. Black, bronze and gold. VML png
large 48" diameter aluminum light ring fixture waits to recieve matte black, sparkle silver or matte white powder coat. VML jpg
metallized lighting fixtures installed in high-end grocery store chain in Toronto. Custom motorized tooling and masks were used to finish parts.
Plastic light fixture metallized with zebra striped finish. Custom motorized tools and masking were used to produce beautiful unique finish png
Plastic light fixture metallized with half crescent finish. Custom motorized tools and masking were used to produce beautiful unique finish png
fibreglass bonding and repair for large/oversizelight reflector. Dremel work, body filler, sanding of structure. Vacuum Metallizing Limited jpg
large/oversize light reflector gets surface primed, prepared and sanded for metal topcoat. Vacuum Metallizing Limited jpg
large/oversize light reflector recieves manual spray painting of specialty metallic paint finish coat. Vacuum Metallizing Limited jpg
large/oversize light reflector polished to reveal reflective paint surface, simulating the appearance of naturally aged/patina bronze.
large/oversize light reflector recieves lighting and testing before shipping and final installation. Vacuum Metallizing Limited jpg
Large/oversized light reflector crating and packaging to prepare for shipping. Vacuum Metallizing Limited jpg
Powder coating of oversized parts, up to 16" x 9" x 9" in size thanks to the latest powder coating guns, booths and ovens. VML jpg
Large diameter light fixture and internal structure powder coated white and bronze and hung in international airport. VML jpg
Plastic light fixture metallized with zebra striped finish. Custom motorized tools and masking were used to produce beautiful unique finish png
Plastic light fixture metallized with half crescent finish. Custom motorized tools and masking were used to produce beautiful unique finish png
metallized lighting fixtures installed in high-end grocery store chain in Toronto. Custom motorized tooling and masks were used to finish parts.
Small medium and large lighting ring fixtures powder coated, hung and photographed for customer catalogue. Black, bronze and gold. VML png
large 48" diameter aluminum light ring fixture waits to recieve matte black, sparkle silver or matte white powder coat. VML jpg
fibreglass bonding and repair for large/oversizelight reflector. Dremel work, body filler, sanding of structure. Vacuum Metallizing Limited jpg
large/oversize light reflector gets surface primed, prepared and sanded for metal topcoat. Vacuum Metallizing Limited jpg
large/oversize light reflector recieves manual spray painting of specialty metallic paint finish coat. Vacuum Metallizing Limited jpg
large/oversize light reflector polished to reveal reflective paint surface, simulating the appearance of naturally aged/patina bronze.
large/oversize light reflector recieves lighting and testing before shipping and final installation. Vacuum Metallizing Limited jpg
Large/oversized light reflector crating and packaging to prepare for shipping. Vacuum Metallizing Limited jpg
Vacuum Metallizing Limited logo png, VML Logo png