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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.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014


In coatings technology, what is the main function of the organization CIE?

Friday, January 17, 2014


TDI and MDI are two types of what coating ingredient?

Thursday, December 19, 2013


What is the name for the unit defined as the smallest repeating structural unit of any high polymer?

Wednesday, December 4, 2013


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

Wednesday, December 4, 2013


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

Tuesday, November 26, 2013


Leafing action is characteristic of what paint constituent?

Wednesday, November 20, 2013


True or False: Pigments used to make coatings must be spherical in shape.

Monday, November 4, 2013


What phrase best describes a polyaspartic coating?

Wednesday, October 23, 2013


Quantum dots have been incorporated into spreadable paint for what purpose?

Tuesday, October 22, 2013


Which of the following attributes is normally not considered an advantage of vinyl ester coatings?

Monday, October 7, 2013


True or False: Alkali zinc silicates for cargo tank coatings cure initially by absorbing water from the surrounding atmosphere into the film.

Thursday, September 12, 2013


True or False: Flocculation increases pigment distribution within a paint material.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013


True or False? Flake-filled novolac epoxies and flake-filled novolac vinyl esters are used successfully in power plant scrubber modules, exit ducts and stacks.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013


True or False? Epoxy technology was not commercialized until the 1940s.

Friday, August 2, 2013


IR pigments are most likely to be used in what type of coating?

Thursday, August 1, 2013


True or False? Coatings resistant to high heat (above 450° F) are typically based on organic resins.

Thursday, July 25, 2013


True or False? Glass flake is used to make a coating more breathable.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013


True or false? Gold is used as an antimicrobial agent in some coatings.

Friday, June 7, 2013


True or false: Generally, materials with a permeance of greater than 1.0 perm are considered breathable.

Friday, April 5, 2013


How are spiky polymers used in coatings?

Friday, September 28, 2012


What is a name for a hybrid coating that combines epoxy with siloxanes?

Monday, August 27, 2012


True or false: According to testing reported by Dudley Primeaux, properly formulated aliphatic polyurea coatings provide UV stability for their elastomeric properties but not for color and gloss retention.

Monday, March 12, 2012


Lithium silicate is used for what function?

Tuesday, October 25, 2011


What kind of coating employs an interacting acid source, carbon source, and blowing agent?

Wednesday, August 17, 2011


What is the effect on film build of increasing the solids content in a coating?

Friday, August 12, 2011


True or false: Polyurea coatings tend to be slow-curing materials.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011


Cashew nut shells are the source of what coating ingredient?

Friday, May 20, 2011


Some coatings are claimed to be HAPS-free. What are HAPS?

Thursday, April 28, 2011


What type of coating contains an acid source, a carbon source, and a blowing agent?

Friday, April 22, 2011


True or false: To be effective, a seal coat over a thermal-sprayed zinc coating must be applied after a significant amount of natural oxidation has occurred.

Monday, April 11, 2011


Cuprous oxide is sometimes used in what types of coatings?

Friday, April 8, 2011


Vermiculite is sometimes used in what type of coating?

Thursday, March 24, 2011


Cross-link density, use of platey pigments, and thick films contribute to what mechanism of corrosion protection in a coating?

Thursday, March 17, 2011


What name is sometimes given to a coating system comprised of galvanizing together with an organic coating?

Friday, March 4, 2011


What US organization has done preliminary research on developing a 100-year life coating?

Monday, January 17, 2011


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