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coating selection

Demystifying Coating Selection Using Approved/Qualified Products Lists

Introduction Coatings are used to protect a variety of substrates in a variety of service environments that range from atmospheric to gaseous, immersion/splash, high/low temperature, high pressure, interior/exterior, etc. Selecting a coating or coating system that has proven performance in a given service environment can be a daunting task. Leaving the coating system selection process …

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scrubability

What is Scrub Resistance of a Paint and Why is it Important?

In the paint industry, the property of scrub resistance is measured as the ability to resist wearing or degradation of a dried paint film. The wear or degredation is assessed either visually or by weight loss, when using a scrubability instrument or an abrasion tester.  According to the ASTM test methods governing scrub resistance testing, …

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