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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For more than a decade, environmental responsibility has been written into our core values. Since we have made no investment as of yet, I have an open mind about going forward. This finish will provide good color and gloss retention. Performance criteria were derived awma AAMAwhich this document supercedes. AAMA is typically an interior specification.

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I am aama aluminum window manufacturer using powder coat paint for some applications. Member discount will be reflected after successful login to the Checkout process. Testing may continue for years and can only be carried out in the state of Florida USA. If you can convince them to reconsider, I would be glad to offer a full draft of the specification proposal. Linetec has earned a long-standing reputation as a leader in environmentally-conscious practices and finishing options.

Moreover, it takes a very good line to hit the spec. This specification covers factory-applied spray coatings only. These finishes exhibit outstanding resistance to humidity, color change, chalk, gloss loss and chemicals. Florida Salt Spray Test: 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. The test station will send reports to the company on the progress at an agreed interval and this may cover any changes in the film properties i.

For steel, zinc phosphate would be ideal. Powder coaters that we have contacted tell us that it can’t be done we want to find good quality coatings for our own products.


The submitted metal panel is scribed down to the metal substrate with a cross and placed in a cabinet.

AAMA is the high-performance exterior specification. There is a powder finish.

For aluminum, yellow chromate dip is probably the most robust pretreatment. 26003 read our simple purchasing instructions first to ensure a smooth transaction. I think you need to explain in more detail what a “Florida salt spray test” is before we can meaningfully discuss what is needed of the pretreatment and powder coating system in order to pass it.

American Architectural Manufacturers Association.

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Being approved is important, and the theoretical process you employ is important, but I think a salt spray test to find the actual success of your measures would be an important step. Beyond the stringent standards and regulations of AAMA, Linetec offers a downloadable guide spec with specifiable differences that contribute to a projects long life, aamaa and sustainability.

As an aside, Standards Australia have almost completed work on a standard for applying powder coatings to other than architectural applications. From beautiful Pine Beach New Jersey: Is there any kind of powder coat paint equivalent to liquid Kynar paint that would meet AAMA specification? I have ALL extrusions done to meet specs. Basically there are other considerations besides salt spray that should be taken into consideration, like UV resistance and mechanical properties of the paint e.

Color Retention 10 yrs: These specifications apply to South Florida outdoor exposure and laboratory accelerated testing results as shown below. Coatings should be visibly free from wama lines, streaks, blisters or other surface imperfections in the dry-film state on exposed surfaces when observed at a distance of 10 feet 3 m from the metal surface and inspected at an angle of 90 degrees to the surface.


In this version, an appendix was added describing differences in test procedures and performance requirements for AAMA for Pigmented Organic Coatings, applied on a coil coating line, to aluminum architectural products.


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. An azma for this finish would include monumental architectural projects and projects that require long-lasting aluminum surfaces. These paints are somewhat less expensive, but have poor resistance to color fading and chalking.

AAMA MEMBER 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.

Thank you in advance. Australia has a very good National Standard, AS [link by ed. Karen, To weed out potential problem coaters ask for a guarantee. All information presented is for general reference and does not represent a professional opinion nor the policy of an author’s employer.

Our internal systems of quality, safety, productivity and treatment of employees is well under control. An application for this paint would be storefront, doors, or other high-traffic areas. Make sure the guaranteer will agree to un-install, repaint, 203 re-install the fence panel s if failure occurs within a mutually agreed upon amount of time after the product installation. July 9, A. In Forida, we tend to do work in various sizes due to the lack of a sizable manufacturing nucleus.

It also will provide good hardness and abrasion resistance. I am amaa with AAMA Standard and test methods for organic coatings on aluminum extrusions and panels.

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