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Daily Quiz (28)

Who wrote the definitive book, Protective Coatings: Fundamentals of Chemistry and Composition?

A variation on polyurethane coating chemistry that allows for faster curing times and higher film builds has what name?

Additives based on hydrated lime would find use in what type of coating?

True or false: According to the Coatings Encyclopedic Dictionary, the word “surfactant” is a contraction of the words “surface active agent.”

True or false: One way to passivate steel is to remove its oxide layer.

True or false: Flocking is the creation of a finish by removing a portion of a wet coating with a sponge.

True or false: Thixotropes are added to paint to make it thicker.

Film formation by coalescence occurs with what types of coatings?

What is a surfactant?

What is the relationship between polyalcohols and polyols?

What term is normally used to describe surface opalescence on epoxy films caused by reaction of amine co-reactant with carbon dioxide and water?

True or false: Cashew nut shell liquid is sometimes used in the formulation of protective coatings.

What is the process by which vegetable oils and animal fats are turned into soap?

True or false: A biomimetic coating is one that employs sustainable raw materials.

The Foam Sheathing Committee is a unit of what association?

Why is a gel coat consisting of paraffin wax in styrene often used over newly applied polyester and vinyl ester linings?

True or false: A Hegman number is used to indicate particle size of blast abrasive.

True or False: Sardine oil has been used as an ingredient in the manufacture of paint.

What phrase best describes a polyaspartic coating?

Medium- and long-oil alkyds cure by what mechanism?

True or false: OSHA recently announced a National Emphasis Program on isocyanates.

Of the following selections, which one describes a use of calcium borosilicate in coatings?

In what type of coating would you be most likely to find ammonium polyphosphate?

A variation on polyurethane coating chemistry that allows for faster curing times and higher film builds has what name?

Which of the following generic types of coatings has the most heat resistance?

The epoxy curing agent phenalkamine is derived from what source?

Which of the following characteristics of paint is easily tested in the field?

What function do surfactants not perform in coatings?


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