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Specifications for Powder Coated Aluminum — AAMA , ,

I have personally never heard of “the Florida salt spray test”, although that doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist. We have a 6 stage cleaning system. One word of warning- it is expensive. 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.

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.

Most commercial buildings in Europe and I suspect State side, are clad in powder coated aluminium.

Specifications for Powder Coated Aluminum — AAMA 2603, 2604, 2605

You will be able to make a better judgement call based on the kind of guarantees you get than what the advertised salt spray hours are. Linetec has earned a long-standing reputation as a leader in environmentally-conscious practices and finishing options. As important as the paint color, architects, specifiers and building owners must determine which performance specification is required.

In order to ensure the aaka performance expected for a given application, one of three AAMA specifications should be referenced: These finishes exhibit outstanding resistance to humidity, color change, chalk, gloss loss and chemicals.


Testing may continue for years and can only be carried out in the state of Florida USA. These are normally guaranteed to last anything from 15 to 25 years. An application for this paint would be storefront, doors, or other high-traffic areas. An application for this finish would include monumental architectural ama and projects that require long-lasting aluminum surfaces.

Dear Karen, To answer your question we offer two instances where the word “Florida” may occur in specifications that specify how a paint system should be tested to meet those clients’ requirements. Hi again, I thought that for the question of “what type of powder would be best” a separate reply was required.

Am looking for 2630 appropriate standard to apply to powder coating on aluminum extrusions. Salt Spray 4, hours 3, hours 1, hours Humidity 4, hours 3, hours 1, hours Warranty 10 Year 5 Years 1 26003. AAMA is the high-performance exterior specification.

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.

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. I am being told that a yellow tri-chrome dip tank will work.

I am the owner of a batch powder coating company. Azma Retention 10 yrs: Florida Salt Spray Test: AS is currently under reviewalthough I do not anticipate changes to thicknesses, etc.

In Forida, we tend to do work in various sizes due to the lack of a sizable manufacturing nucleus.

Please read our simple purchasing instructions first to ensure a smooth transaction. From beautiful Pine Beach New Jersey: Since the publication of a new spec can take years in either organization, we can work together in the meantime to quickly create a “Ledalite” specification that you can use. These paints are somewhat less expensive, but have poor resistance to color fading and chalking.

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This finish will provide good color and gloss retention. The major powder suppliers won’t approve us unless 6203 have an automatic washer and dry oven.

Australia has a very good National Standard, AS [link by ed. I now want to upgrade paint quality by using Kynar.

AAMA updates paint specifications to -17

I am very happy with the process so far. Some manufactures quote that the powder coating on their aluminum fence products is able to withstand hours of the Florida Salt spray test. For more than a decade, environmental responsibility has been written into our core values. Moreover, it takes a very good line to hit the spec. Please contact AAMA for assistance, as needed.

Standard and test methods for organic coatings on aluminum extrusions and panels.

My question is that we are considering entering into the AAMA arena. Karen, To weed out potential problem coaters azma 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. The product is installed under cover but could be subject to the outdoor environment.

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