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B567 Standard Test Method for Measurement of Coating Thickness by the Beta Backscatter Method

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Revision Date: January 04, 2010
Updated On: January 05, 2010
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The thickness or mass per unit area of a coating is often critical to its performance.

For some coating-substrate combinations, the beta backscatter method is a reliable method for measuring the coating nondestructively.

The test method is suitable for thickness specification acceptance if the mass per unit area is specified. It is not suitable for specification acceptance if the coating thickness is specified and the density of the coating material can vary or is not known.

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