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Daily Quiz (23)

True or false: Fire-resistive, intumescent coatings sometimes have epoxy and sometimes acrylic resin systems.

True or false: Waterborne acrylic primers for steel cannot be formulated with inhibitive pigments.

True or false: Acrylic coatings are effective as reflective roof coatings, but not as air barriers.

True or false: Acrylic, silicone, and polyurethane coatings are among the types sometimes specified as roof coatings over spray polyurethane foam.

True or false: AAMA 2605 requires 7 years of successful performance by organic coatings on aluminum substrates exposed outdoors at a South Florida test site.

True or false: Specialty acrylic polymers are sometimes added to stucco to improve its performance.

True or false: One manufacturer’s acrylic binder is said to remove formaldehyde from indoor air by converting it to water vapor.

Much of the growth of single-component water-borne acrylics for industrial maintenance has been at the expense of what other single-component maintenance coating type, according to a recent JPCL article on acrylics.

True or false: Acrylic binders are sometimes used in intumescent coatings for building interiors.

True or false: Coating materials that form films simply by solvent evaporation without chemical change are called thermoplastics.

True or False: Common factory-applied finishes over hot-dipped galvanized steel include polyester, acrylic, fluoropolymer, plastisol, and polyurethane.

True or false: Acrylics are used in reflective roof coatings, air barriers, and adhesives and sealants.

True or false: Acrylic coatings are effective as reflective roof coatings but not as air barriers.

How are acrylic polymer-based coatings used in the building envelopes of architectural structures?

True or false: A recently developed acrylic binder, when properly formulated into a coating, is claimed to remove formaldehyde from interior atmospheres by converting it into water vapor.

What resin chemistry is suitable for development of coatings that can be successfully applied to stucco?

True or False: The substrate wetting of waterborne acrylics is often inferior to the wetting achieved by solvent-borne coatings.

True or False? Waterborne acrylic primers for steel are often formulated with inhibitive pigments such as zinc phosphate.

By what mechanism does an acrylic latex cure?

According to ASTM D6083, what should be the dry film thickness of an acrylic coating used in roofing?

According to ASTM D 6083, what should be the minimum dry film thickness for elastomeric acrylic cool roof coatings?

Baked enamel coating systems based on acrylics or polyesters are most likely to fall short of fluoropolymer systems in what performance property?

True or false: One hundred percent acrylic coatings are relatively resistant to alkaline substrates such as masonry.


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