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D5043 Standard Practice for Field Identification of Coatings

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Revision Date: January 13, 2010
Updated On: January 20, 2010
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Information about the generic type of coating on a surface is required to select compatible coatings for repainting and can be used when evaluating the performance of a coating in an environment in decisions on upgrading or replacing a coating system. This guide provides a systematic procedure for identifying the generic type of a coating. The procedure can be performed in the field by personnel with limited laboratory experience, and requires a minimum of equipment and materials.

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