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July 25 - July 31, 2011

Should specified levels of performance in multi-year atmospheric exposure testing be used in coatings performance standards?

Answers Votes
No, they slow down product introductions 17%
Yes, because accelerated tests do not correlate sufficiently with field performance 43%
Only in critical service where failures are too costly 40%

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Tagged categories: Certifications and standards; Coating performance

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