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Monday, August 18, 2014

In relation to coatings technology, what is a “fingerprint technique”?

Use of oily fingerprints on steel to test surface tolerance of coatings.
Rotation of the index finger under pressure on the surface of a coating to test for dryness.
Using analytic techniques to determine a coating’s composition.
Use of a Tooke gage to determine thickness and color of the layers of a coating system.

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