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A possible change would be for preparation treatments although the current consensus is to stay with chromate coatings. 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: I am the owner of a batch powder coating company.


I am very happy with the process so far. All information presented is for general reference and does not represent a professional opinion nor the policy of an author’s employer. Is there any kind of powder coat paint equivalent to liquid Kynar paint that would meet AAMA specification?

I now want to upgrade paint quality by using Kynar. As an aside, Standards Australia have almost completed work on a standard for applying powder coatings to other than architectural applications. It also will provide good hardness and abrasion resistance. The submitted metal panel is scribed down to the metal substrate with a cross and placed in a cabinet. An application for this finish would include monumental architectural projects and projects that require long-lasting aluminum surfaces.

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

Australia has a very good National Standard, AS [link by ed. AS is currently under reviewalthough I do not anticipate changes to thicknesses, etc.


Being approved is important, and the theoretical process you employ is important, but I think aam salt spray test to find the actual success of your measures would be an important step.

This specification covers factory-applied spray coatings only.

Some manufactures quote that the powder coating on their aluminum fence products is able to withstand hours of the Florida Salt spray test. Hi again, I thought that for the question of “what type of powder would be best” a separate reply was required. Color Retention 10 yrs: This finish will provide good color and gloss retention. Begin your publication search by entering information into the fields below.

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 ama tank will work. The product is installed under cover but could be subject to the outdoor environment.

July 9, A. In Forida, we tend to do work in various sizes due to the lack of a sizable manufacturing nucleus.

For more than a decade, environmental responsibility has been written into our core values. If you can convince them to reconsider, I would be glad to offer a full draft of the specification proposal.

These are normally guaranteed to last anything from 15 to 25 years. There is a powder finish. I think you need to explain in more detail what a “Florida salt spray test” is before we aamw meaningfully discuss what is needed of the pretreatment and powder coating system in order to pass it. This testing procedure can be carried out anywhere by an Accredited Laboratory or in the laboratory of the coating manufacturer.


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Thank you in advance. 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.

One word of warning- it is expensive.

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.

Member discount will be reflected aamaa successful login to the Checkout process. 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.

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

Florida Salt Spray Test: Most commercial buildings in Europe and I suspect State side, are clad in powder coated aluminium. Please contact AAMA for assistance, as needed. 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.

Our technical experts at Linetec provide valuable industry education of high-performance architectural finishes to architects, engineers, specifiers and manufacturers. My question is that we are considering entering into the AAMA arena.