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Jack Walker and Paul Atzemis discuss common laboratory tests for coatings in atmospheric service. They discuss the definition of atmospheric service and describe some of the various tests.

  • 0:00 – Intro and Paula
  • 3:00 – Definition of atmospheric service
  • 3:45 – CTSP Episode 130 – ISO 12944 Environment Classifications
  • 4:15 – Coating types for atmospheric service
  • 7:00 – Chalking and fading of epoxies in atmospheric service
  • 8:30 – Polyurethanes and polyaspartics in atmospheric service
  • 9:15 – QUV testing of coatings for atmospheric service
  • 12:00 – Salt fog testing for coatings
  • 13:30 – Adhesion testing for coatings
  • 14:30 – Mandrel bend test for coatings
  • 16:00 – Impact and Reverse Impact testing of coatings
  • 17:00 – Natural weather testing
  • 18:45 – Wrap up
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