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AAMA is the American Architectural Manufacturer's Association.  The Marvin Standard coating meets AAMA 2605 for extruded aluminum, resulting in a significantly superior coating on all Marvin components.  The AAMA 2605 standard for roll-form aluminum components does not measure up-requiring only a 0.9 mil finish thickness, instead of the 25% thicker, 1.2 mil, coating required to meet the AAMA 2605  standard for extruded aluminum.   This high performance coating is the same used on monumental high-rise buildings all over the world, where painting the 50th floor is the last thing any owner wants to do.  Marvin offers that same quality finish for our customers, the result superior finish that resists loss of adhesion, chalking or fading.

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