Painted Aluminum Failures in South Florida Exposure

From JPCL, October 2016

By Kirk R. Shields, Corrosion Probe Inc.


Painted aluminum exterior units are rapidly failing in South Florida — sometimes even before the new homes and condos are occupied. This article explores why many painted aluminum practices just don’t work in South Florida, and recommends solutions for building owners and specifiers....


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Tagged categories: AAMA 2603; AAMA 2604; AAMA 2605; Aluminum; Coating failure; Coating inspection; Extrusions; Good Technical Practice; PVDF; Weathering

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