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Revision Date: July 08, 2013
Updated On: July 10, 2013
5.1 Method A—Method A describes a quick, safe method for determining if pinholes, voids, or metal particles are protruding through the coating. This method will not, however, find any thin spots in the coating. This method will determine the existence of any gross faults in thin-film pipeline coatings.
5.2 Method B—Method B describes a method for determining if pinholes, voids, or metal particles are protruding through the coating, and thin spots in pipeline coatings. This method can be used to verify minimum coating thicknesses as well as voids in quality-control applications.