ANSI/AWI 0400-2022 - Factory Finishing

3.4 Aesthetic

a) Aesthetic rules apply to exposed and semi-exposed surfaces visible after installation.

b) Overall appearance shall be:

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Well-matched for color Compatible for color Compatible for color

 

c) Raised  and  shall be removed.

d) Particles and dust shall be removed.

e) Separation of finish from substrate is not permitted.

f) Filled nail  shall be inconspicuous.

g) Sanding scratches shall be inconspicuous.

h) , scrapes, blotching, , sags, , crazing, cracking, adhesive spots, and  are considered s.

i) Defects shall be:

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Not permitted Inconspicuous Inconspicuous

 

j) Field  shall be inconspicuous.

k) Exposed and semi-exposed surfaces shall be finished.

3.4.1 Casework

a) All surfaces of cabinet doors shall receive the same number of coats.

3.4.2 Passage Doors, Integrated Door Opening Assemblies

a) Both faces and vertical edges of doors shall receive the same number of coats.

b) Top and bottom edges shall be sealed.

c) Factory cut-outs shall be sealed