TruDurance Architectural Powder Coatings

 

Specification Comparison Chart

Comparing 9000 Series AAMA 2603, 10000 Series AAMA 2604, and 11000 Series AAMA 2605 powder coatings from TCI.

Test Parameter 9000 Series
AAMA 2603-13
10000 Series
AAMA 2604-13
11000 Series
AAMA 2605-13
  1-Year 5-Year 10-Year
Pretreatment Multi-stage cleaning and pretreatment system per AAMA 2603-13 Section 5.4 Multi-stage cleaning and pretreatment system, chrome and non-chrome per AAMA 2604-13 Section 7.0 Multi-stage cleaning and pretreatment system, chrome and non-chrome per AAMA 2605-13 Section 7.0
Pretreatment Coating Weight  None specified Chrome 30mg/ft² minimum Chrome 40mg/ft² minimum
Film Thickness 2 - 4 mils 2 - 4 mils 2 - 4 mils
Repairability See film touch-up and repair procedures
Sealant Compatibility Meet performance of AAMA 800 sealant specification
Hardness H - 2H H - 2H H
  Values represent TCI product characteristics
Dry Adhesion No loss of adhesion
Wet Adhesion No loss of adhesion
Boiling Water Adhesion No loss of adhesion
Impact Resistance No film removal on min. 3mm deformation
Abrasion Resistance N/A Abrasion coefficient greater than or equal to 20 min Abrasion coefficient greater than or equal to 40 min
Muratic Acid No change after 15 minute spot test
Mortar Resistance No adhesion loss or appearance change after 24 hour pat test
Nitric Acid Resistance N/A 5 DE max color change after 30 min. vapor exposure
Detergent No change or adhesion loss after 72 hour immersion
Window Cleaner N/A No change or adhesion loss after 24 hour spot test
Humidity Resistance 1,500 hours: no more than "few" blisters size 8, figure #4 ASTM D 714 3,000 hours: no more than "few" blisters size 8, figure #4 ASTM D 714 4,000 hours: no more than "few" blisters size 8, figure #4 ASTM D 714
Salt Spray Resistance 1,500 hours of salt solution: minimum rating of 7 on scribe or cut edges: minimum blister rating of 8 in the field (ASTM D 1654) 3,000 hours of salt solution: minimum rating of 7 on scribe or cut edges: minimum blister rating of 8 in the field (ASTM D 1654) 2,000 hours G-85 A-5: minimum rating of 7 on scribe or cut edges: minimum blister rating of 8 in the field (ASTM D 1654)
Outdoor Resistance 1 year south Florida: maintain film integrity; no adhesion loss, slight chalking, or fading 5 years south Florida: maintain film integrity; 5 DE (Hunter) maximum color change; chalking (ASTM D 4214 Less than or equal to 8; gloss retention greater than or equal to 30%; erosion resistance less than 10% film loss) 10 years south Florida: maintain film integrity; 5 DE (Hunter) maximum color change; chalking (ASTM D 4214 less than or equal to 8; gloss retention greater than or equal to 50%; erosion resistance less than 10% film loss)
  • Exclusive line of TCI TruTouch aerosol touch-up products formulated to match in both color and durability are available for AAMA 2603, 2604, and 2605 applications.
  • Warranties vary with formula and are available for 1, 5, and 10 years for TCI certified applicators.

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