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American Architectural Manufacturer’s Association (AAMA) Specifications

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AAMA Advisory

SPECIFICATIONS 2603* 2604* 2605*
Suggested Uses Residential, all Interior Applications Commercial-lndustrial, High-end Residential, High-traffic areas High-Performance, Architectural and Monumental Applications
South Florida Exposure 1 Year 5 Years 10 Years
Color Retention 1 Year – Fade 5 Years – Fade < 5 Delta E 10 Years – Fade <5 Delta E
Chalk Resistance 1 Year – Chalk 5 ‘Years – Chalk <8 10 Years – Chalk – <8 (Colors), 1 10 Years – Chalk <8 (Whites)
Gloss Retention No Specification 5 Years – 30% Retention 10 Years – 50% Retention
Erosion Resistance No Specification 5 Years – 10% Loss 10 Years -10% Loss
Dry Film Thickness 0.80 Mils Minimum 1.20 Mils Minimum 1.20 Mils Minimum (2-Coats)1.60 Mils Minimum (3-Coat)
Pretreatment System Chrome or Chrome-Free Chrome or Chrome Free Chrome > 40mg/sq. ft.
Accelerated Testing:
Salt Spray 1,500 Hours 3,000 Hours 4,000 Hours
Humidity 1,500 Hours 3,000 Hours 4,000 Hours
Color Uniformity Final color approval should be made with applicator-prepared production line samples Final color approval should be made with applicator-prepared production line samples Final color approval should be made with applicator-prepared production line samples

*Contact AAMA for Latest Revisions/Changes to AAMA Specifications - www.aamanet.org

Aluminum Extruders Council

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Youngstown, OH 44512-6490
Phone: 330-758-8358
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