Florida Based Manufacturing Company Adds More Quality Projects
Another recent project completed for Seco South was the SPC Marine Science Center in Bay Pines, FL. The unique design was created by Rowe Architects and Seco South was contracted by Biltmore Construction to perform the work. This project consisted of the design, fabrication and installation of 550 linear ft of our stainless steel cable handrail system SP1-2000. The material used to combat the salty conditions near the intracoastal waterway was a marine-grade Type 316 stainless steel with a finely brushed finish on the material.
A 3/16″ diameter stainless steel cable system was used as the railing infill system to provide a marine aesthetic while maximizing views and allowing adequate wind flow. In addition to the stainless steel railing, we also provided our SL1-2000 aluminum railing for the rooftop mechanical equipment and we even manufactured a custom aluminum dumpster gate. The biggest challenge we faced was designing, fabricating and installing the perforated aluminum sun screens required by Rowe Architects to help control the ambient temperature of the building. These aluminum sun screens were installed directly to the steel super structure of the building using proprietary methods for keeping dissimilar metals from reacting with each other. The final finish on the sun screens was a marine grade powder coated surface.
About Seco South:
Seco South is a Florida-based manufacturing company that got its start in the mid ’70s servicing the marine industry. Still today we are one of the nation’s largest rigging companies providing cable assemblies for applications worldwide. Over the years, we have expanded our product range to service the building and construction industry. Our unique product range includes stainless steel and aluminum ornamental handrails, cable trellis systems and custom fabricated products including sun shades, aluminum trellis structures and custom gates. Our goal has always been to provide the highest quality product for the best price and back it up with the best customer service available.
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