A M E R I C A N A R C H I T E C T U R A L. AAMA Voluntary Specification,. Performance Requirements and Test Procedures for. Pigmented Organic. Buy AAMA Voluntary Specification, Performance Requirements And Test Procedures For Pigmented Organic Coatings On Aluminum Extrusions And . Buy AAMA A VOLUNTARY SPECIFICATION, PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS AND TEST PROCEDURES FOR PIGMENTED ORGANIC.

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These finishes exhibit outstanding resistance to humidity, color change, chalk, gloss loss and chemicals. The product is installed under cover but could be subject to the outdoor environment. For more than a decade, environmental responsibility has been written into our core values. Testing may continue for years and can only be carried out in the state of Florida USA.

We have a 6 stage cleaning system. These specifications apply to South Florida outdoor exposure and laboratory accelerated testing results as shown below. I am the owner of a batch powder coating company. If you’ve snagged a stinker you’ll find that all of a sudden the hour salt spray paint job will only be guaranteed for a year or less. Powder coaters that aamx have contacted tell us that it can’t be done we want to find good quality coatings for our own products.

I am an aluminum window manufacturer using powder coat paint for some applications. This specification covers aamw spray coatings only. For your own purposes I would suggest that you choose a powder known as “Super Durable Polyester” type – the base resin is cooked a little longer. I am being told that a yellow tri-chrome dip tank will work.

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Our technical experts at 2063 provide valuable industry education of high-performance architectural finishes to architects, engineers, specifiers and manufacturers. A possible change would be for preparation treatments although the current consensus is to stay with chromate coatings. Begin your publication search by entering information into the fields below.


It is a mixture of the pretreat and the super durable polyester powder that gives these results. In other words, Florida Test specifies the location; and Florida Salt Test states, if you are in Florida, then it would be OK to use local test house than send it to New York for instance. There is a powder finish.

This test can be carried out in Florida, Alaska, Canada, UK or any country that can prove that they are following the parameters as laid down in the specification, i. AS is currently under reviewalthough I do not anticipate changes to thicknesses, etc.

This indicates that the end user requires proof that the coating powder or liquid will withstand the specified number of hours without exceptional defects when subjected to a continuous mist of diluted salt solution. Performance criteria were derived from AAMAwhich this document supercedes. My question is that we are considering entering into the AAMA arena.

Thank you in advance. Our internal systems of quality, safety, productivity and treatment of employees is well under control. In order to ensure the paint performance expected for a given application, one of three AAMA specifications should be referenced: Salt Spray 4, hours 3, hours 1, hours Humidity 4, hours 3, hours 1, hours Warranty 10 Year 5 Years 1 Year.

Basically there are other considerations besides salt spray that should be taken into consideration, like UV resistance and mechanical properties of the paint e. In Forida, we tend to do work in various sizes due to the lack of a sizable manufacturing nucleus. From beautiful Pine Beach New Jersey: Color Retention 10 yrs: American Architectural Manufacturers Association, a material-neutral organization, is the source of performance standards for the fenestration professionals of window, door, skylight, curtain wall and storefront manufacturing companies.


260 submitted metal panel is scribed down to the metal substrate with a cross and placed in a cabinet. Beyond the stringent standards and regulations of AAMA, Linetec offers a downloadable guide spec with specifiable differences that contribute to a projects long life, durability and sustainability. Please read our simple purchasing instructions first to ensure a smooth transaction.

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This specification describes test procedures and performance requirements for pigmented organic coatings applied to aluminum extrusions and panels. If you can convince them to reconsider, I would be glad to offer a full draft of the specification proposal.

As important as the paint color, architects, aaama and building owners must determine which performance specification is required. July 9, A. It also will provide good hardness and abrasion resistance. Australia has a very good National 22603, AS [link by ed. These paints are somewhat less expensive, but have poor resistance to color fading and chalking.

John Minor – Remington, Indiana. The major powder suppliers won’t approve us unless we have an automatic washer and dry oven. One word of warning- it is expensive.