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Formulated to meet: AS 3715-2002, AS 4506-2005 and AAMA 2604.


Duratec® is a thermosetting TGIC free powder coating designed specifically for architectural applications where colour and gloss retention is critical. Duratec® is formulated with advanced polyester resin technology and high performance pigments to conform to the performance requirements of AAMA 2604.


Duratec® has superior gloss and colour retention compared with standard polyester powder coatings. It has been developed for use on architectural aluminium, including window and door frames, panel work and other exterior metal features on commercial buildings.


  • Supported by a 20 year durability warranty* on pre-treated architectural aluminium when applied by a Dulux Registered Applicator
  • Suitable for developments further than 10 metres from salt water
  • Durable polyester
  • Excellent colour retention
  • Smooth film appearance
  • Hard wearing/serviceable finish

Technical Information


Architectural Aluminium Applications

Surface Preparation for Architectural Aluminium

In accordance with AS 3715-2002 Metal finishing – Thermoset powder coating for architectural applications of aluminium and aluminium alloys or AAMA 2604 – Voluntary Specification, Performance Requirements and Test Procedures for High Performance Organic Coatings on Aluminium Extrusions and Panels.

How to Specify for Architectural Aluminium

Example – (Dulux Duratec® Zeus® Dark Grey Matt 90051275) to meet AAMA 2604. Product must be applied by a Dulux Registered Aluminium Applicator and must offer 20 year durability warranty.


Other Metal Applications

Surface Preparation for Other Metal Substrates

In accordance with AS 4506-2005 Metal finishing – Thermoset powder coatings. Refer to Table 2.1 for appropriate pre-treatment for various substrate metal surfaces such as Steel (Bright, Semi Bright), Steel (Zinc Coated) and Stainless Steel. The appropriate pre-treatment option will vary according to atmospheric classification as set out in AS 4506-2005 Metal finishing – Thermoset powder coatings (Appendix G).

How to Specify for Other Metal Substrates

Example – Powder Coating of (Components to be coated) (Atmospheric Classification) (Substrate) with (Dulux Duratec® Zeus® Dark Grey Matt 90051275) to meet AS4506-2005. Compliance to this standard must be demonstrated through provision of a certificate from the coating applicator outlining the relevant, “atmospheric classification, substrate and method of chemical or mechanical surface preparation”.



*Subject to the terms and conditions of the relevant product warranty. Please contact your local Dulux representative or Customer Service Team for further details.


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