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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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