Opacity is an important property of architectural paint. One coat hiding reduces labor costs of a paint job and is a competitive edge in promoting paints to professionals. More…
Calibration and preventative maintenance have costs associated with them. And in uncertain economic times, these procedures can often become neglected or the interval between calibration and preventative maintenance can be extended in order to cut costs. However, neglecting calibration and preventive maintance can lead to the following:
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Every material has its purpose, and every purpose has certain properties it requires of its materials. Phone cases are designed to prevent a phone from breaking when dropped, requiring that the case be impact resistant. Materials used for the casing of a laptop computer must be hard enough to protect the electronic components, as well as scratch resistant, otherwise it will start to look old and abused in no time. As consumers we expect a lot from the products we purchase, and as time goes on and technology improves we tend to expect more and more. This makes it especially important for manufacturers to test their materials to make sure they meet the specifications for the product being built. But which test to use? Here we will review some common methods of materials testing.
BYK-Gardner offers a wide range of drawdown charts for a variety of applications. Test charts are easy to use and are an inexpensive substrate to test various coating properties. BYK-Gardner uses stringent quality control during the production process to ensure the most consistent chart properties for color and gloss in the industry. Selection of the chart depends on the coating technology that needs to be tested, as well as, the coating properties that need to be evaluated.
Standard Methods for byko-charts Drawdown Charts
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