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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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The asma powder suppliers won’t approve us unless we have an automatic washer and dry oven. If you can convince them to reconsider, I would be glad to offer a full draft of the specification proposal.

For steel, zinc phosphate would be ideal. A possible change would be for preparation treatments although the current consensus is to stay with chromate coatings.

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.

Linetec has earned a long-standing reputation as a xama in environmentally-conscious practices and finishing options. We have a 6 stage cleaning system. 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. AAMA is typically an interior specification. 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.

Specifications for Powder Coated Aluminum — AAMA , ,

These finishes exhibit outstanding resistance to humidity, color change, chalk, gloss loss and chemicals. My question is that we are considering entering into the AAMA arena. Florida Salt Spray Test: Karen, To weed out potential problem coaters ask for a guarantee. 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. In order to ensure the paint performance expected for a given application, one of three AAMA specifications should be referenced: 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 have ALL extrusions done to meet specs. Color Retention 10 yrs: I am being told that a yellow tri-chrome dip tank will work. As an aside, Standards Australia have almost completed work on a standard for applying powder coatings to other than architectural applications.

Please contact AAMA for assistance, as needed. Search by product code or category or leave the product code field blank to see a list of all AAMA publications. I now want to upgrade paint quality by using Kynar. Since we have made no investment as of yet, I have an open mind about going forward.

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In addition a good chromating pretreatment is essential. AS is currently 2630 reviewalthough I do not anticipate changes to thicknesses, etc.

The product is installed under cover but could be subject to the outdoor environment.

In Forida, we tend to do work in various sizes due to the lack of a sizable manufacturing nucleus. All information presented is zama general reference and does not represent a professional opinion nor the policy of an author’s employer. Coatings should be visibly free from flow 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.

This specification covers factory-applied spray coatings only.

Some manufactures aamaa that the powder coating on their aluminum fence products is able to withstand hours of the Florida Salt spray test. 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 aamx year or less. 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.


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Thank you in advance. 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. Testing may continue for years and can only be carried out in the state of Florida USA.

This testing procedure can be carried out anywhere 2063 an Accredited Laboratory or in the laboratory of the coating manufacturer. This finish will provide good color and gloss retention. Member discount will be reflected after successful login aqma the Checkout process. Amaa application for this paint would be storefront, doors, or other high-traffic areas. These paints are somewhat less expensive, but have poor resistance to color fading and chalking.

Am looking for an appropriate standard to apply to powder coating on aluminum extrusions.

These are normally guaranteed to last anything from 15 to 25 years. From beautiful Pine Beach New Jersey: American Architectural Manufacturers Association. 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. I have personally never heard of “the Florida salt spray test”, although that doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist.

Australia has a very good National Standard, AS [link by ed. 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. Make sure the guaranteer will agree to un-install, repaint, and re-install the fence panel aam if failure occurs within a mutually agreed upon amount of time after the product installation.