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Daily Quiz (18)

True or false: According to the American Architectural Manufacturers Association in speaking about its performance specification for liquid-applied flashing, heat exposure is perhaps the most meaningful test in the specification.

True or false: There are industry standard categories distinguishing among sealers, stain blockers and primers.

In a recent D+D In Depth article, what name is given to coatings that do one or more of the following: work to maintain surface quality, provide signals about a surface condition, change sensory perception of the surrounding environment or interact with or change the surrounding environment?

True or false: Some intumescent coatings can require up to 100 days to apply.

In a live poll conducted at the Plenary Session of the recent European Coatings Show, what future coatings technology area was cited as the most significant?

TDI and MDI are used to make what coating type?

What is continuity testing of coatings?

ISO/TC 35/SC 14 is in charge of a standard on what topic?

True or false: When a specification requires that a concrete surface be dry before painting, the word “dry” could be interpreted to mean visibly dry, dry to touch, dry when using moisture meters on the surface, or dry by instrumentation or test methods that examine moisture in the substrate below the paint.

What topcoat technology is most noted for its high degree of thermal stability and heat-resistance?

What organization published the document, “Preparing and Using Protective Coating Specifications”?

In addition to the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), what other organization has a specification for coatings on architectural aluminum?

The Architectural Painting Decision Tree, a web-based tool for selecting and specifying architectural coatings, was developed and launched in 2013 by MPI with the development help of what other organization?

The earliest, large-scale application of what coating type was conducted on the Morgan-Whyalla pipeline in Australia?

True or false: SSPC is developing standards for the selection and testing of commercial coating systems used on and in buildings.

In JPCL’s Buying Guide, October 2011, what generic coating system was suggested most often than others for ballast tank linings in ships?

Which of the following coating types is used as a non-film-forming sealer for concrete substrates?

True or false: The “workhorse” coating for protecting sheet piling, specified by the US Army Corps of Engineers and other owners, is coal tar epoxy.


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