Trusted by architects and building component manufacturers, PPG's aluminum extrusion coatings deliver exceptional corrosion protection, lasting durability and enduring beauty with a full portfolio of customized finishes, colors, gloss levels and special effects.
Our dedication to innovation and performance drives PPG’s rigorous, real-world testing in seacoast and industrial settings. Engineered to meet performance specifications established by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), PPG extrusion coatings offer a variety of platforms in both liquid and powder technologies that address every application and metal coatings challenge.
AAMA analyzes products to guide architects towards selecting the right solutions for new construction and renovation projects. PPG offers a range of extrusion coatings that satisfy each of the following AAMA categories:
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PPG's CERTIFIED APPLICATOR PROGRAM™ has identified qualified extrusion applicators in the business and formed a nationwide network, putting you together with the pros and helping to ensure that our products always deliver on performance.
Residential and Interiors (AAMA 2603)
Bringing long-lasting beauty inside and out, the AAMA 2603 performance specification is for pigmented organic coatings on architectural aluminum extrusions and panels.
Light Commercial (AAMA 2604)
Hard working beauty and protection for a wide variety of applications, the AAMA 2604 high performance specification for organic coatings on architectural aluminum extrusions and panels ensures that these products protect against chalking and color fade.
High Performance Architectural (AAMA 2605)
Reserved for products that offer exceptional performance under a variety of challenging conditions, the AAMA 2605 high performance specification is the highest standard available for organic coatings on architectural aluminum extrusions and panels.
PPG DURANAR® Liquid and Powder (AAMA 2605)
One of the most trusted products in the building industry, Duranar liquid fluoropolymer coatings set the standard in durability and beauty for architectural, metal roof and wall panels. Duranar is available in a wide range of solid, metallic and mica formulations.
PPG CORAFLON Powder (AAMA 2605)
Coraflon fluoropolymer powder combines the benefits of one-coat capability with high gloss, outstanding color retention and resistance to chalking and abrasions. It is ideal for monumental buildings, doors, window frames and railings. NEW innovative fluoropolymer coming in 2020.
PPG DURASTAR® Liquid (AAMA 2604)
Durastar liquid coatings are one-coat ultra-durable polyester spray coating systems that provide excellent corrosion resistance, enduring color, and chalk-, scratch- and mar-resistance for high-end building products and components. Additional AAMA 2604 specified products include PPG ENVIROCRON™ 04® and PPG ACRYNAR®. Not available in Europe.
PPG DURACRON® Liquid (AAMA 2603)
Duracron extrusion coatings are acrylic-based, one-coat systems. With decades of field-proven performance, they offer good film integrity, color control and mar-resistance. Duracron coatings are recommended for window and door frames, railings and trim. Additional AAMA 2603 specified products include PPG POLYCRON® and PPG ENVIROCRON™ 03. Not available in Europe.