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What organization sets the highest performance standard for coatings over aluminum extrusions and panels?


True or false: Thermal spray aluminum has a silicate binder.


If SSPC-SP 16 is used to prepare architectural aluminum for recoating, what blast pressure should be used?


If SSPC-SP 16 is specified to prepare architectural aluminum for recoating, what blast pressure should be used?


True or false: Polyester coatings are sometimes used to coat aluminum extrusions and panels.


True or false: Most fluoropolymer coatings applied to aluminum extrusions have a film thickness of about 1.2 mils, according to a recent D+D In Depth article.


True or false: Powder coatings are applied to aluminum in a multi-coat process.


Which of the following is not a strength of anodizing aluminum substrates?


True or false: According to SSPC-SP 16, “Brush-Off Blast Cleaning of Coated and Uncoated Galvanized Steel, Stainless Steels, and Non-Ferrous Metals,” blast cleaning of architectural aluminum should be conducted at pressures lower than the pressure normally used to clean carbon steel (90 to 100 psi).


True or false: MPI publishes performance standards for coatings over aluminum extrusions and panels.


True or false: Color and gloss retention is one of the main strengths of anodizing on aluminum.


True or false: ASTM publishes performance standards for coatings applied over aluminum extrusions.


What is the name of the electrochemical process that enhances the natural oxide surface layer of aluminum by forming an even more durable oxide film?


In addition to the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, what other organization has a specification for coatings on architectural aluminum?


True or false: Some silicone aluminum coatings are claimed to have heat resistance above 1000 degrees F.


True or false: AAMA 2605-13 does not address seacoast performance considerations of coatings over exterior architectural aluminum.


In addition to the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, what other organization has a specification for coatings on architectural aluminum?


Which of the following organizations maintains coating standards for architectural aluminum extrusions and panels?


What is the term most widely used for the process of electrochemically controlling, accelerating, and enhancing the oxidation of aluminum?


What organization published the “Voluntary Specification for Anodized Architectural Aluminum?”


What organization publishes performance standards for coatings on aluminum extrusions and panels?


In addition to the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), what other organization has a specification for coatings on architectural aluminum?


How many specifications does the American Architectural Manufacturers’ Association provide for finishing aluminum extrusions and panels with organic coatings?


True or False? Powder coatings are not used on architectural aluminum.


True or False? Anodizing of architectural aluminum is normally completed in a single-step process that produces both an oxide film and the desired color.


In 2012, what organization issued the document, “Voluntary Specification for Anodized Architectural Aluminum?”


True or false: The Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC) has a performance standard for coatings on architectural aluminum.


What organization recently published a specification for anodized aluminum extrusions and panels?


If SSPC-SP 16, “Brush-Off Blast Cleaning of Coated and Uncoated Galvanized Steel, Stainless Steels, and Non-Ferrous Metals,” is used to prepare architectural aluminum for recoating, what blast pressure should be used?


True or false: For color and gloss retention on aluminum extrusions in exterior exposure, baked enamels provide the best performance.


True or false: The color options available when anodizing aluminum are more extensive than those available with paint.


True or false: The AAMA specification 2605 for coatings over aluminum panels and extrusions requires a specific level of appearance durability after 10 years of outdoor exposure at a South Florida test site.


Which of the AAMA performance standards for coatings on aluminum extrusions and panels is the most stringent?


True or false: Anodize systems for architectural aluminum curtain wall elements provide more color options than coating systems.


In addition to the American Architectural Manufacturers' Association, what other organization has a specification for coatings on architectural aluminum?


True or false: Anodizing of architectural aluminum is normally completed in a single-step process that produces both an oxide film and the desired color.


Anodized aluminum has what type of layer on its surface?


What is the name of the electrochemical process that produces a protective oxide film on aluminum?


 
 
   

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