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Miscellaneous Coatings Testing

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KTA’s Laboratories Conduct a Multitude of Routine Analyses and Miscellaneous Coatings Testing Including:

  • Appearance tests (color difference, gloss retention, hiding and contrast ratio)
  • Wet tests (density, solids content by weight and volume, pigment content, fineness of grind, flash point and package stability)
  • Physical properties testing (chemical spot testing, hardness, resistance to chipping and scrub resistance)
  • Free film testing (water vapor transmittance and tensile, compressive and flexural properties).

KTA’s Physical Laboratory Also Conducts:

  • Accelerated Weathering and Corrosion Testing
  • Slip resistance testing of walking/working surfaces
  • Dry fall coating evaluation using a specially designed 18 foot vertical drop enclosure
  • Independent evaluation of surface preparation equipment performance.

KTA’s Laboratory Offers the
Following Analytical Tests:

  • Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy for fingerprint analysis of coatings
  • Gas chromatography-mass spectroscopy for solvent and blister liquid analysis
  • High performance liquid chromatography for analysis of resins and additives
  • Ion chromatography for analysis of blister liquids
  • Differential scanning calorimetry for zinc content and glass transition temperature analysis
  • Digital microscopy for cross-sectional and surface examination
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy for surface examination and analysis
  • Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy for performance evaluations of protective coatings
MPT Lab
SEM Machine

Why Use KTA for Miscellaneous Coatings Testing?

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KTA’s Miscellaneous Coatings Testing Services Will Help Answer the Following:

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