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Powder Coating Warranty Information

Architectural Finish Systems offers three warranties according to the type of powder coating that is applied:

One Year Warranty

THIS PERFORMANCE WARRANTY AGREEMENT is made between Architectural Finish Systems Inc. (AFSI) and AFSI Customer. This agreement applies to the TGIC Polyester Powder coat listed below and applied by AFSI to aluminum product provided by AFSI Customer

AFSI warrants, subject to the conditions of this Agreement, that when applied to and cured on properly cleaned and pretreated aluminum extrusions or primed metal fabrications, herein called “Metal Substrate” will not:

  1. Peel check, crack, or craze (except for slight crazing or cracking as may occur on normal roll- forming, brake bending, or other approved fabrication methods for coil applied and which is accepted as standard, or when cracking or crazing is the result of metal fracture in the case of aluminum or spangle cracking of the zinc layer in the base of galvanized steel).
  2. Chalk in excess of a numerical rating 8, as measured using the procedures of ASTM D4214-89 (method D-659); or,
  3. Fade or change color in excess of 5 Delta E units (Hunter Color Difference), as measured using the procedure of ASTM D-2244-85, comparing as unexposed retain panel to the exposed panel after removal of dirt and chalk.

AFSI further warrants that prior to coating the aluminum product subject of this warranty, the (aluminum) metal substrate will be chemically pretreated in a five (5) stage cleaning and chemical power washer to chemically convert the substrate surface.

The above warranties (the “Performance Warranties”) shall be ONE (1) YEAR from application of the to the Metal.

THIS WARRANTY IS SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS

  1. AFSI and their suppliers of recommend that coated products that are located less than 1000 feet from the seashore (salt water) be systematically fresh water rinsed (at least annually), so as to prevent the accumulation of salt deposits.
  2. The Performance Warranties only will apply to which is applied by AFSI to the Metal Substrate within six (6) months from the date AFS Powder coating receives the POWDERCOAT , unless AFSI inspects the and agrees in writing to extend the six (6) month period. Further, AFSI warrants that the POWDERCOAT , subject of this warranty has been: properly factory applied to, and properly cured on a properly cleaned, treated (as required for aluminum extrusion spray applicators) in accordance with the published Product Data Sheet and procedures and specifications (as such may be revised from time to time). Also, all companion products used in conjunction with the POWDERCOAT , such as primers, backers, strippables, etc., must be approved products. Further, the performance Warranties only will apply to applied within continental North America, unless specifically agreed to in writing for a particular project by AFSI
  3. The Performance Warranties will not apply to damage to and/or failure of the caused by: moisture or other contamination detrimental to the because of improper packaging, storage or handling of the coated Metal prior to installation; improper handling, shipping, processing (such as fabrication at high temperatures), and/or installation of the coated Metal; scratching or abrading of the during or after installation; standing or ponding water; improper cleaning and/or pretreatment of the Metal; corrosion of the Metal substrate; or acts of God, falling objects, explosions, fire, or other such similar or dissimilar occurrences beyond AFSI’s control.
  4. The customer shall maintain dated of the installation of the coated metal. AFSI Customer shall provide AFSI with eight (8) 12” long aluminum production pieces for finishing on a production run for subsequent warranty testing. These samples should include the project name, number, location and any other information pertinent to the project.
  5. AFSI shall, at reasonable times and in such a manner as will not unreasonably interfere with the customers operations, be permitted to inspect and approve the production process to insure the surface quality of the metal substrate and drain holes of the finished product (to exhaust entrapped pretreatment chemicals) are appropriate for pretreatment and metal finishing.
  6. AFSI’s exclusive liability and the customer’s sole remedy under this Agreement, or otherwise, shall be limited to, at AFSI’s option, the refinishing, or replacing, or reimbursement of the coat of refinishing the Metal exhibiting defective . Such refinishing shall be performed by AFSI’s approved contractor, using standard finishing practices and materials as selected and/or approved by AFS (not necessarily a POWDERCOAT ). AFSI reserves the right to approve any contract for such refinishing or replacing; such approval not to be unreasonably delayed or withheld. The Performance Warranties on any refinished or replaced coated Metal shall be only for the remainder of the Performance Warranties period applicable to the Metal originally coated. In no event shall C be liable under any theory of recovery, whether based on negligence of any kind, strict liability or tort, for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental or consequential damages.
  7. All claims relating to quality, condition or performance of the shall be waived unless made by the customer in writing to AFSI within the applicable Performance Warranties period, and within thirty (30) days after the customer is informed or becomes aware of a defect in the coating; and AFSI must be given a reasonable and prompt opportunity to inspect said defect.
  8. Except for the Performance Warranties, AFSI MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE, WITH RESPECT TO ANY OF THE COATINGS.
  9. The Performance Warranties are extended solely to the customer. They are nontransferable and non-assignable, and the customer shall not permit or authorize their employees, agents, representatives or the customer to claim represent or imply that the Performance Warranties extend to or are available to anyone other than the customer.
  10. In the event of a material breach by the customer of any of the conditions of this Agreement, AFSI shall have no other liability for any failure claims.
  11. AFS Powder coating reserves the right to terminate the Agreement at any time upon sixty (60) days’ prior notice, except with respect to any which already has been shipped to the customer prior to the giving of such notice.
  12. All notices and claims given under or pursuant to this Agreement shall be in writing and sent by certified or registered mail, postage prepaid, return receipt requested.
  13. AFSI and the customer agree that this Agreement does not constitute an obligation of any kind whatsoever on the part of the customer to purchase any of the finished product from AFSI; but rather, it provides the governing terms and conditions as to the parties’ respective liabilities and rights if, and when, any such purchases/sales of any of the products finished with occur.
  14. No terms or conditions other than those stated herein, and no agreement or understanding, oral or written, in any way purporting to modify this Agreement shall be binding upon a party unless made in writing, expressly refers to this Agreement and is signed by that party’s authorized representative. This Agreement supersedes and cancels any prior representations, warranties and agreements relating to the subject matters of this Agreement.
  15. This Agreement is made under Florida law (without giving effect to the conflict of law principles thereof) and the local laws of Florida shall apply to the construction, enforcement and interpretation of this Agreement.

Super Durable Warranty

WARRANTY AGREEMENT

AFSI warrants, subject to the conditions of this Agreement, that SUPER DURABLE POWDERCOAT when applied to and cured on properly cleaned and pretreated aluminum extrusions or primed metal fabrications, herein called “Metal Substrate” will not:

  1. Peel check, crack, or craze (except for slight crazing or cracking as may occur on normal roll- forming, brake bending, or other approved fabrication methods for coil applied SUPER DURABLE POWDERCOAT and which is accepted as standard, or when cracking or crazing is the result of metal fracture in the case of aluminum or spangle cracking of the zinc layer in the base of galvanized steel).
  2. B. Chalk in excess of a numerical rating 8, as measured using the procedures of ASTM D4214-89 (method D-659); or,
  3. C. Fade or change color in excess of 5 Delta E units (Hunter Color Difference), as measured using the procedure of ASTM D-2244-85, comparing as unexposed retain panel to the exposed panel after removal of dirt and chalk.

AFSI further warrants that prior to coating the aluminum product subject of this warranty, the (aluminum) metal substrate will be chemically pretreated in a five (5) stage cleaning and chemical power washer to chemically convert the substrate surface.

The above warranties (the “Performance Warranties”) shall be 5 YEARS from the installation of the Metal coated with the SUPER DURABLE POWDERCOAT or 6 YEARS from application of the SUPER DURABLE POWDERCOAT to the Metal, whichever first occurs;

THIS WARRANTY IS SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS

  1. AFSI and their suppliers of SUPER DURABLE POWDERCOAT coatings recommend that coated products that are located less than 1000 feet from the seashore (salt water) be systematically fresh water rinsed (at least annually), so as to prevent the accumulation of salt deposits.
  2. The Performance Warranties only will apply to SUPER DURABLE POWDERCOAT which is applied by AFSI to the Metal Substrate within six (6) months from the date AFSI receives the SUPER DURABLE POWDERCOAT, unless AFSI inspects the SUPER DURABLE POWDERCOAT and agrees in writing to extend the six (6) month period. Further, AFSI warrants that the SUPER DURABLE POWDERCOAT, subject of this warranty has been: properly factory applied to, and properly cured on a properly cleaned, treated (as required for aluminum extrusion spray applicators) in accordance with the published Product Data Sheet and procedures and specifications (as such may be revised from time to time). Also, all companion products used in conjunction with the SUPER DURABLE POWDERCOAT, such as primers, backers, strippables, etc., must be approved products. Further, the performance Warranties only will apply to SUPER DURABLE POWDERCOAT applied within continental North America, unless specifically agreed to in writing for a particular project by AFSI
  3. The Performance Warranties will not apply to damage to and/or failure of the SUPER DURABLE POWDERCOAT caused by: moisture or other contamination detrimental to the SUPER DURABLE POWDERCOAT because of improper packaging, storage or handling of the coated Metal prior to installation; improper handling, shipping, processing (such as fabrication at high temperatures below 60 degrees F), and/or installation of the coated Metal; scratching or abrading of the SUPER DURABLE POWDERCOAT during or after installation; standing or ponding water; improper cleaning and/or pretreatment of the Metal; corrosion of the Metal substrate; or, acts of God, falling objects, explosions, fire, or other such similar or dissimilar occurrences beyond AFSI ’s control.
  4. The customer shall maintain dated of the installation of the coated metal. AFSI CUSTOMER shall provide AFSI with eight (8) 12” long aluminum production pieces for finishing on a production run for subsequent warranty testing. These samples should include the project name, number, location and any other information pertinent to the project.
  5. AFSI shall, at reasonable times and in such a manner as will not unreasonably interfere with the customers operations be permitted to inspect and approve the production process to insure the surface quality of the metal substrate and drain holes of the finished product (to exhaust entrapped pretreatment chemicals) are appropriate for pretreatment and metal finishing.
  6. AFSI’s exclusive liability and the customer’s sole remedy under this Agreement, or otherwise, shall be limited to, at AFSI’s option, the refinishing, or replacing, or reimbursement of the coat of refinishing the Metal exhibiting defective SUPER DURABLE POWDERCOAT coating. Such refinishing shall be performed by AFSI’s approved contractor, using standard finishing practices and materials as selected and/or approved by AFSI (not necessarily a SUPER DURABLE POWDERCOAT). AFSI reserves the right to approve any contract for such refinishing or replacing; such approval not to be unreasonably delayed or withheld. The Performance Warranties on any refinished or replaced coated Metal shall be only for the remainder of the Performance Warranties period applicable to the Metal originally coated. In no event shall AFSI be liable under any theory of recovery, whether based on negligence of any kind, strict liability or tort, for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental or consequential damages.
  7. All claims relating to quality, condition or performance of the SUPER DURABLE POWDERCOAT shall be waived unless made by the customer in writing to AFSI within the applicable Performance Warranties period, and within thirty (30) days after the customer is informed or becomes aware of a defect in the SUPER DURABLE POWDERCOAT coating; and AFSI must be given a reasonable and prompt opportunity to inspect said defect.
  8. Except for the Performance Warranties, AFSI MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE, WITH RESPECT TO ANY OF THE SPRAYLAT ARC 201COATINGS.
  9. The Performance Warranties are extended solely to the customer. They are nontransferable and nonassignable, and the customer shall not permit or authorize their employees, agents, representatives or the customer to claim represent or imply that the Performance Warranties extend to or are available to anyone other than the customer.
  10. In the event of a material breach by the customer of any of the conditions of this Agreement, AFSI shall have no other liability for any SUPER DURABLE POWDERCOAT failure claims.
  11. AFSI reserves the right to terminate the Agreement at any time upon sixty (60) days’ prior notice. Except with respect to any SUPER DURABLE POWDERCOAT which already has been shipped to the customer prior to the giving of such notice.
  12. All notices and claims given under or pursuant to this Agreement shall be in writing and sent by certified or registered mail, postage prepaid, return receipt requested.
  13. AFSI and the customer agree that this Agreement does not constitute an obligation of any kind whatsoever on the part of the customer to purchase any of the finished product from AFSI; but rather, it provides the governing terms and conditions as to the parties’ respective liabilities and rights if, and when, any such purchases/sales of any of the products finished with SUPER DURABLE POWDERCOAT occur.
  14. No terms or conditions other than those stated herein, and no agreement or understanding, oral or written, in any way purporting to modify this Agreement shall be binding upon a party unless made in writing, expressly refers to this Agreement and is signed by that party’s authorized representative. This Agreement supersedes and cancels any prior representations, warranties and agreements relating to the subject matters of this Agreement.
  15. This Agreement is made under Florida law (without giving effect to the conflict of law principles thereof) and the local laws of Florida shall apply to the construction, enforcement and interpretation of this Agreement.

KYNAR© Warranty Agreement

THIS PERFORMANCE WARRANTY AGREEMENT is made between Architectural Finish Systems Inc. (AFSI), and AFSI CUSTOMER. This agreement applies to Super Durable Powdercoat listed below and applied by AFSI to aluminum product provided for AFSI CUSTOMER.

AFSI warrants, subject to the conditions of this Agreement, that KYNAR POWDERCOAT when applied to and cured on properly cleaned and pretreated aluminum extrusions or primed metal fabrications, herein called “Metal Substrate” will not:

A. Peel check, crack, or craze (except for slight crazing or cracking as may occur on normal roll- forming, brake bending, or other approved fabrication methods for coil applied KYNAR POWDERCOAT and which is accepted as standard, or when cracking or crazing is the result of metal fracture in the case of aluminum or spangle cracking of the zinc layer in the base of galvanized steel).

B. Chalk in excess of a numerical rating 8, as measured using the procedures of ASTM D4214-89 (method D-6209); or,

C. Fade or change color in excess of 20 Delta E units (Hunter Color Difference), as measured using the procedure of ASTM D-2244-820, comparing as unexposed retain panel to the exposed panel after removal of dirt and chalk.

AFSI further warrants that prior to coating the aluminum product subject of this warranty, the (aluminum) metal substrate will be chemically pretreated in a five (5) stage cleaning and chemical power washer to chemically convert the substrate surface.

The above warranties (the “Performance Warranties”) shall be 20 YEARS from the installation of the Metal coated with the KYNAR POWDERCOAT or 21 YEARS from application of the KYNAR POWDERCOAT to the Metal, whichever first occurs;

THIS WARRANTY IS SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS

  1. AFSI and their suppliers of KYNAR POWDERCOAT coatings recommend that coated products that are located less than 1000 feet from the seashore (salt water) be systematically fresh water rinsed (at least annually), so as to prevent the accumulation of salt deposits.
  2. The Performance Warranties only will apply to KYNAR POWDERCOAT which is applied by AFSI to the Metal Substrate within six (6) months from the date AFSI receives the KYNAR POWDERCOAT, unless AFSI inspects the KYNAR POWDERCOAT and agrees in writing to extend the six (6) month period. Further, AFSI warrants that the KYNAR POWDERCOAT, subject of this warranty has been: properly factory applied to, and properly cured on a properly cleaned, treated (as required for aluminum extrusion spray applicators) in accordance with the published Product Data Sheet and procedures and specifications (as such may be revised from time to time). Also, all companion products used in conjunction with the KYNAR POWDERCOAT, such as primers, backers, strippables, etc., must be approved products. Further, the performance Warranties only will apply to KYNAR POWDERCOAT applied within continental North America, unless specifically agreed to in writing for a particular project by AFSI
  3. The Performance Warranties will not apply to damage to and/or failure of the KYNAR POWDERCOAT caused by: moisture or other contamination detrimental to the KYNAR POWDERCOAT because of improper packaging, storage or handling of the coated Metal prior to installation; improper handling, shipping, processing (such as fabrication at high temperatures below 60 degrees F), and/or installation of the coated Metal; scratching or abrading of the KYNAR POWDERCOAT during or after installation; standing or ponding water; improper cleaning and/or pretreatment of the Metal; corrosion of the Metal substrate; or, acts of God, falling objects, explosions, fire, or other such similar or dissimilar occurrences beyond AFSI ’s control.
  4. The customer shall maintain dated of the installation of the coated metal. AFSI CUSTOMER shall provide AFSI with eight (8) 12” long aluminum production pieces for finishing on a production run for subsequent warranty testing. These samples should include the project name, number, location and any other information pertinent to the project.
  5. AFSI shall, at reasonable times and in such a manner as will not unreasonably interfere with the customers operations be permitted to inspect and approve the production process to insure the surface quality of the metal substrate and drain holes of the finished product (to exhaust entrapped pretreatment chemicals) are appropriate for pretreatment and metal finishing.
  6. AFSI’s exclusive liability and the customer’s sole remedy under this Agreement, or otherwise, shall be limited to, at AFSI’s option, the refinishing, or replacing, or reimbursement of the coat of refinishing the Metal exhibiting defective KYNAR POWDERCOAT coating. Such refinishing shall be performed by AFSI’s approved contractor, using standard finishing practices and materials as selected and/or approved by AFSI (not necessarily a KYNAR POWDERCOAT). AFSI reserves the right to approve any contract for such refinishing or replacing; such approval not to be unreasonably delayed or withheld. The Performance Warranties on any refinished or replaced coated Metal shall be only for the remainder of the Performance Warranties period applicable to the Metal originally coated. In no event shall AFSI be liable under any theory of recovery, whether based on negligence of any kind, strict liability or tort, for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental or consequential damages.
  7. All claims relating to quality, condition or performance of the KYNAR POWDERCOAT shall be waived unless made by the customer in writing to AFSI within the applicable Performance Warranties period, and within thirty (30) days after the customer is informed or becomes aware of a defect in the KYNAR POWDERCOAT coating; and AFSI must be given a reasonable and prompt opportunity to inspect said defect.
  8. Except for the Performance Warranties, AFSI MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE, WITH RESPECT TO ANY OF THE SPRAYLAT ARC 201COATINGS.
  9. The Performance Warranties are extended solely to the customer. They are nontransferable and nonassignable, and the customer shall not permit or authorize their employees, agents, representatives or the customer to claim represent or imply that the Performance Warranties extend to or are available to anyone other than the customer.
  10. In the event of a material breach by the customer of any of the conditions of this Agreement, AFSI shall have no other liability for any KYNAR POWDERCOAT failure claims.
  11. AFSI reserves the right to terminate the Agreement at any time upon sixty (60) days’ prior notice. Except with respect to any KYNAR POWDERCOAT which already has been shipped to the customer prior to the giving of such notice.
  12. All notices and claims given under or pursuant to this Agreement shall be in writing and sent by certified or registered mail, postage prepaid, return receipt requested.
  13. AFSI and the customer agree that this Agreement does not constitute an obligation of any kind whatsoever on the part of the customer to purchase any of the finished product from AFSI; but rather, it provides the governing terms and conditions as to the parties’ respective liabilities and rights if, and when, any such purchases/sales of any of the products finished with KYNAR POWDERCOAT occur.
  14. No terms or conditions other than those stated herein, and no agreement or understanding, oral or written, in any way purporting to modify this Agreement shall be binding upon a party unless made in writing, expressly refers to this Agreement and is signed by that party’s authorized representative. This Agreement supersedes and cancels any prior representations, warranties and agreements relating to the subject matters of this Agreement.
  15. This Agreement is made under Florida law (without giving effect to the conflict of law principles thereof) and the local laws of Florida shall apply to the construction, enforcement and interpretation of this Agreement.

Our Powder Coating Facility includes:

60' Batch Oven

950' Automated Spray Line & Oven

On-site Sandblasting

Experienced Fabricators

Approved Kynar® Applicator
 

Florida Powder Coating

Casual Patio Furniture Restoration

 

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