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AAMA Updates Specification for Roller Assemblies for use in Sliding Doors, Lift and Slide Doors

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association updated a document for evaluating the performance and durability of rollers used in the operation of sliding doors and lift and slide doors.  AAMA 906-18, Voluntary Specification for Sliding Door and Lift and Slide Roller Assemblies, was first released in 2005 and was last updated in 2015. “The 906 document was …

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AAMA Updates Requirements for Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Exterior Profiles

AAMA Updates Requirements for Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Exterior Profiles

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) updated a document describing minimum requirements for various factors pertaining to rigid polyvinyl chloride (PVC) exterior profiles used in windows, doors and skylights. AAMA 303-18, Voluntary Specification for Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Exterior Profiles, was first released in 2000 and was last updated in 2012. This voluntary specification establishes the minimum …

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AAMA Releases Updated Side-Hinged Door Systems Specification for Determining Forced Entry Resistance

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) recently released an updated document to describe a standard test method and performance criteria for side-hinged door systems in the locked position to resist entry under a specified load and conditions. AAMA 1304-18, the Voluntary Specification for Determining Forced Entry Resistance of Side-Hinged Door Systems, seeks to measure the ability of …

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AAMA and IGMA Release Consumer Resource for Understanding Glass Standards

SHARE The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) jointly released a series of web pages providing a general overview of the standards, specifications and test methods used in the window, door and skylight industry related to glass and glazing systems. A Consumer’s Guide to Understanding Glass Standards Used in Windows, …

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