December 19, The best window suppliers in Glenwood Springs, CO know the ins and outs of the industry. This includes specifications for various powder coating processes. Following is an overview of the key differences between these two powder coatings. AAMA powder coatings can withstand exposure for around five years. The finish will continue to retain gloss and color during this time span.
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December 19, The best window suppliers in Glenwood Springs, CO know the ins and outs of the industry. This includes specifications for various powder coating processes. Following is an overview of the key differences between these two powder coatings. AAMA powder coatings can withstand exposure for around five years. The finish will continue to retain gloss and color during this time span. AAMA is more resistant. This high-performance coating will deliver protection for around 10 years.
Use: Due to the variance in lifespan, these two products are typically chosen for different uses. Because it offers more long-term protection, AAMA is more appropriate for architectural projects that will need to endure exposure. This makes it a better choice to use on aluminum cladding. On average, AAMA may begin to experience corrosion after 3, hours of exposure. In contrast, AAMA will last around 4, hours before starting to corrode.
Preparation: To apply either coating involves a similar process. The powder coating is applied to the aluminum or other material, then it is placed in a curing oven where it is heated at extremely high temperatures based on product specifications. These tests include adhesion, weathering resistance, chemical resistance, dry film hardness, impact resistance, humidity resistance, abrasion resistance and corrosion resistance.
These tests determine how well the coating will protect the material and how its aesthetic qualities will hold up over time. Similar standards are set for AAMA , but the timeframe is a five-year testing span. As experts in the door and window industry, we take great pride in assisting our customers with finding the perfect features for their dream home. We have a large selection of windows and doors, varying in type, size and style.
If you are looking for quality and luxury solutions for your next project, contact us to schedule an estimate.
Architectural Finishes Surface Treatment Aluminum is an ideal substrate for the application of architectural finishes. There are many reasons to treat the surface. The Untreated Surface Surfaces do not always need treatment after extruding. Load-bearing structures and machine parts are examples of products where the surface quality is satisfactory without any treatment. Why Coat Aluminum Extrusions? Aluminum is coated for two primary reasons: To control the appearance for color coordination, uniformity or visual appeal and to enhance the substrate. To protect the substrate from environmental damage e.