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Thursday, 17 October 2019
Production and testing

Keep up with all the latest developments in the field of production and testing!

43 item(s) for Production and testing
7 Jan 14
Electricity may be able to detect rusting reinforcing steel

Researchers from the University of Buffalo believe they can detect corrosion before the damage becomes severe by sending a jolt of electricity between opposite ends of steel cables.

20 Nov 13
European Coatings LIVE! speaker answered questions

Sowmitri Tarimala of Ashland Specialty Ingredients discussed image analysis for assessing new foam control agents in waterborne coatings.

11 Oct 13
Measuring the content of nanoparticles in wet coatings

To measure how nanoparticles are distributed in liquids is a very skilled technology. It does not only depend on the amount of indredients, as Margret Böck, Micro-trac Europe explains

23 Jul 13
Corrosion testing - the correct introduction of scribe marks

Corrosion testing is a frequently used important method to test the durability and resistance to weathering of coatings. To mark the right scribe is more than important to get reliable results. Get insights here.

20 May 13
Relation between pendulum hardness and coating thickness analysed

Scientists have measured the pendulum hardness values of acrylic coatings with different thicknesses using a König pendulum hardness tester.

7 Feb 13
Detecting alkali-silica reaction gel in cement-based materials

A new study demonstrates the novel use of microwave measurements to distinguish between mortars containing alkali-silica reactive (ASR) aggregate and non-reactive aggregate.

23 Oct 12
Control the mottling effect finishes on automotives

The first impression, aesthetics, that's the reason to sell a car. Therefore the paint appearance on a car body needs to be extremly perfect. Mottling was until today just a visual evaluation. But only when phenomena can be objectively measured can one control and optimise it.

4 Sep 12
New ASTM standard on dirt pick-up resistance for architectural paints

A proposed new ASTM International test method will combine existing in-house methods for dirt pick-up resistance for architectural paints and stains in an effort to standardize testing for dirt repellency throughout the industry.

8 Aug 12
Highly accurate method measures charge and size of nano particles

Scientists at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, have developed a characterizing system that could increase the product quality of paints, coatings, and inks.

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