Scope

AAMA 501.2 – Standard Test Method for “QUALITY ASSURANCE AND DIAGNOSTIC WATER LEAKAGE FIELD CHECK OF INSTALLED STOREFRONTS, CURTAIN WALLS AND SLOPED GLAZING SYSTEMS.”

Summary of Test Method

The AAMA 501.2 utilizes a specific nozzle and water pressure through a hand-held spray assembly. The controlled water spray is applied perpendicular to the storefront, curtain wall, or sloped glazing system for five minutes for each five feet. A record of visual observations are made to evaluate the system and any failures of the specimen.   

 

 

 

AAMA 501.2