This document specifies requirements and the corresponding methods of test relating to the organic coating of aluminium and aluminium alloy extrusions, sheet and preformed sections for architectural purposes, using coating powders. It also describes:
a) the pretreatment of the substrate prior to the coating process;
b) the coating powder;
c) the coating process;
d) the final product.
Each item is dealt with separately in this document so that any interested party can ensure compliance appropriate to its area of responsibility.
CAUTION - The procedures described in this standard are intended to be carried out by suitably trained and/or supervised personnel. The substances and procedures used in this method could be injurious to health if adequate precautions are not taken. Attention is drawn in the text to specific hazards. This document refers only to technical suitability and does not absolve the user from statutory obligations relating to health and safety.