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True or false: Amine carbamation is sometimes called amine blushing.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014


What organization conducted exposure studies showing that coatings performance diminished on wood substrates that were pre-weathered before painting?

Monday, April 14, 2014


True or false: There is an organization of paint makers and industrial painting contractors in France that provides long-term guarantees for tank lining and other coating work.

Friday, April 11, 2014


What material is necessary to create an intumescent coating?

Monday, April 7, 2014


Which of the following features of a corrosion-control coating contribute to barrier protection?

Friday, March 21, 2014


True or false: The porosity of inorganic zinc-rich coatings increases over time after they are applied.

Thursday, March 13, 2014


True or false: The MEK solvent rub test (ASTM D 4752) and the coin rub test are both used to provide an estimate of the cure of an inorganic zinc-rich coating.

Monday, March 10, 2014


True or false: When two dissimilar metals are in contact in the presence of an electrolyte, the more noble metal will experience galvanic corrosion.

Thursday, March 6, 2014


True or false: The resin furan employs di- and tri-functional silanes as its primary building blocks.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014


True or false: The overlapping of platey pigments in a coating creates crevices that diminish the coating’s barrier properties.

Monday, February 24, 2014


Fluoropolymers are generally classified as what type of anti-graffiti coating?

Friday, February 21, 2014


True or false: With zinc-rich coatings on steel, the zinc becomes the anode in a galvanic cell and sacrifices itself to protect the cathode, the underlying steel.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014


True or false: Krebs units are units of elasticity of a paint.

Friday, February 14, 2014


True or false: If a zinc-rich coating has an epoxy binder, it is classified as both an organic and an inorganic zinc-rich coating.

Thursday, February 13, 2014


True or false: SSPC-AB 1, Mineral and Slag Abrasives, includes manufactured, non-metallics such as silicon carbide.

Monday, February 3, 2014


Among the performance properties of polyureas, according to a recent JPCL article by O’Donoghue and Datta, which of the following is the weakest?

Friday, January 31, 2014


What is the relationship between a polyol and a polyalcohol?

Wednesday, January 29, 2014


True or false: Unlike their roles in entertainment and boxing, promoters in coatings induce, alter, or accelerate chemical reactions.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014


What solvent is used in the solvent rub test for cure of inorganic zinc coatings?

Tuesday, January 14, 2014


True or false: Flake-filled, novolac vinyl esters have been successfully used on scrubber modules, exit ducts and stacks in fossil-fueled power plants.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014


What term is used to describe the temperature at which the non-crystalline portion of a polymer is transformed from a rubbery material to a brittle, glass-like material?

Tuesday, January 7, 2014


TDI and MDI are two types of what coating ingredient?

Thursday, December 19, 2013


True or False: There is an ISO performance standard for coating systems used on offshore structures.

Friday, December 13, 2013


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

Wednesday, December 11, 2013


True or False: Metalizing has been used successfully by some organizations to protect equipment subject to immersion and intermittent immersion in fresh water.

Thursday, December 5, 2013


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

Wednesday, December 4, 2013


High cross-link density contributes the most to what type of corrosion protection?

Tuesday, December 3, 2013


Where would you be likely to use woven roving?

Wednesday, November 27, 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


Linseed oil is derived from what source?

Wednesday, November 20, 2013


Which of the following was not cited by SSPC as a reason for developing Paint 44, Coatings for Concrete Wastewater Structures?

Tuesday, November 19, 2013


An elastomeric coating is most noted for what property?

Thursday, November 14, 2013


ISO 12944 on corrosion protection of steel with protective coatings lists how many environmental exposure classes?

Tuesday, November 12, 2013


What pigment is made by both a French process and an American process?

Friday, November 8, 2013


What is the name of the contacting surfaces of joints in steel structures formed with the use of high-strength bolts?

Thursday, November 7, 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


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

Friday, October 18, 2013


Which of the following generic coating types is a thermoplastic lacquer no longer widely used?

Thursday, October 17, 2013


True or False: High-ratio calcium sulfonate alkyd coatings have been recommended as overcoating materials when it is impractical to remove lead-based paint from steel structures.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013


True or False: Film build is normally achieved in application of thermal-sprayed zinc coatings by slowing the travel speed of the spray gun.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013


True or False: Both zinc and aluminum are used as thermal spray materials for corrosion protection of steel.

Monday, October 14, 2013


A recent 5-year inspection of a lining system on a potable water tank bottom that had suffered significant soil-side corrosion in Melbourne, Australia, showed excellent performance from what lining type?

Tuesday, October 8, 2013


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

Monday, October 7, 2013


True or False: Amine blush is caused by UV exposure.

Thursday, October 3, 2013


True or False: Some cementitious liners for repairing manholes contain chemical additives to kill bacteria that cause microbiologically induced corrosion.

Thursday, September 26, 2013


Pascal Verbiest, in his recent JPCL article, “Developments in Zinc Primers for Corrosion Protection,” describes four mechanisms of corrosion resistance provided by zinc primers.

Monday, September 23, 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


Which coating manufacturer recently received Frost & Sullivan’s 2013 North American Protective and Marine Coatings Growth Excellence Leadership Award?

Wednesday, September 11, 2013


The worker blood lead level established for triggering an OSHA inspection was reduced in 2012 to what?

Tuesday, September 10, 2013


True or false: The main difference in properties between a polyurethane and a polyurea is the amount of hydrogen bonding.

Monday, September 9, 2013


Which of the following pigments is most stable at high temperatures (above 500°F)?

Wednesday, August 28, 2013


True or False: A seal coat over thermal-sprayed zinc will perform better if application is delayed until at least 30 days have elapsed so that natural oxidation can form on the zinc.

Friday, August 23, 2013


What organization recently issued a performance standard for coatings on concrete in waste treatment facilities?

Wednesday, August 14, 2013


Which of the following coating types might also be classified as a hybrid polyurea?

Tuesday, August 13, 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? Waterborne acrylic primers for steel are often formulated with inhibitive pigments such as zinc phosphate.

Monday, August 5, 2013


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

Thursday, August 1, 2013


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

Friday, July 26, 2013


What are the most commonly used materials for thermal spraying when it is used for corrosion protection?

Thursday, July 25, 2013


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

Tuesday, July 23, 2013


What function does an intumescent coating perform?

Wednesday, July 10, 2013


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

Monday, July 8, 2013


ICRI recommends how much profile in its surface preparation requirements for polymer overlays on concrete?

Friday, June 28, 2013


What organization conducted a study on identifying a coating system for bridges that would last for 100 years with minimal maintenance?

Friday, June 21, 2013


True or false? According to a study by German researchers, specifying a particular edge geometry is the most significant factor in controlling corrosion of steel edges in sea-water environments.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013


True or false? A recent JPCL article explains that waterborne zinc-rich epoxy primers must be three-component materials.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013


True or false: The prime white pigment titanium dioxide, noted for its hiding power, has also been used in its nano form to create antimicrobial coatings.

Thursday, May 30, 2013


True or false? According to the Coatings Encyclopedic Dictionary, the volatile portion of the liquid vehicle of a coating is called the binder.

Thursday, May 23, 2013


True or false? Inorganic zinc pre-construction primers for shipbuilding normally have more zinc content than inorganic zinc primers applied after fabrication.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013


True or false: If a zinc-rich primer has a silicate binder, it is classified as an inorganic rather than an organic zinc-rich.

Monday, May 20, 2013


The acronym TSP stands for “Total Suspended Particulate,” as well as for what well-known material in coating work?

Thursday, May 16, 2013


What U.S. organization has done preliminary research on developing a 100-year life coating?

Monday, May 13, 2013


True or False: A two-component epoxy is a thermoplastic coating.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013


What is the relationship between the terms “curing agent” and “hardener?”

Friday, April 26, 2013


An oil-modified polyurethane is sometimes called by what name?

Wednesday, April 17, 2013


True or false: The amount of chalking of a paint film can be affected by the choice of both pigment and binding medium.

Friday, April 12, 2013


True or false: Zinc phosphate pigments, when used in primers for steel substrates, provide sacrificial protection of the metal.

Friday, April 5, 2013


Coatings for faying surfaces require what special performance property?

Thursday, March 28, 2013


What occurs with leafing of a coating?

Thursday, March 21, 2013


True or false: A hygroscopic compound tends to repel water.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013


An alkyd is a modified form of what other resin?

Tuesday, March 19, 2013


By what mechanism does an acrylic latex cure?

Friday, March 1, 2013


True or false: All metals can theoretically be used to provide sacrificial protection in coatings.

Thursday, February 28, 2013


FEVE is used in what resin technology?

Wednesday, February 20, 2013


True or false: A polyaspartic coating can be classified as a hybrid polyurea.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013


True or false: Polysiloxane coatings are isocyanate-free.

Monday, February 18, 2013


Rooted in the dawn of the Automobile Age, DuPont Performance Coatings has a new name. What is it?

Wednesday, February 13, 2013


What association in the U.S. now deals with the science and technology of formulating and making paint?

Tuesday, February 12, 2013


What is the main feature of zinc that allows it to provide cathodic protection to steel?

Friday, February 8, 2013


An Atlas Test Cell is normally used to test the performance of what kind of coating material?

Thursday, February 7, 2013


In a “Rapid Deployment” bridge painting scheme, what kind of coating system is normally used?

Friday, February 1, 2013


Anatase and rutile are mineral forms of what pigment?

Thursday, January 24, 2013


Which of the following binder types is inorganic?

Wednesday, January 23, 2013


High Ratio Calcium Sulfonate Alkyds are touted by some technologists for what kind of service?

Thursday, January 17, 2013


Which of the following factors can influence the durability of barrier protection from a coating?

Tuesday, January 15, 2013


What is the name of the association for high performance elastomeric technologies?

Tuesday, January 8, 2013


What company recently sold its performance coatings business?

Friday, January 4, 2013


Which of the following coating companies was not acquired by PPG in the last several years?

Wednesday, December 19, 2012


What kind of concrete sealers penetrate the pores of the concrete and form little if any film build?

Wednesday, December 12, 2012


Cashew nut shell liquid is the source for what type of coating raw material?

Friday, December 7, 2012


True or false: Inorganic zinc-rich coatings are appropriate for use on slip-critical surfaces of steel joints.

Thursday, December 6, 2012


What is a fingerprint analysis of a coating?

Monday, December 3, 2012


True or false: Geotextiles combined with coatings are sometimes used for service in open concrete tanks.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012


Adopted in 2001 by the International Maritime Organization, the International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-fouling Systems on Ships prohibits the use of tributyltin (TBT) antifouling coatings. When did the Convention go into effect in the United States?

Monday, November 26, 2012


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

Monday, November 19, 2012


True or false: An industrial floor coating containing 50 percent bio-based material was recently introduced.

Thursday, November 15, 2012


How many coating and lining systems are called out in JPCL’s 2012 Coating Systems Buying Guide?

Friday, November 9, 2012


True or false: Cool roofs in colors other than white can achieve solar reflectance.

Thursday, November 8, 2012


True or false: Primers and topcoats used with intumescent, fire-resistant coatings, as well as the intumescent coatings themselves, require UL approval.

Thursday, November 1, 2012


True or false: If a zinc-rich coating has a silicate binder, it is classified as an organic zinc-rich.

Friday, October 19, 2012


Platey pigments contribute to what mechanism of corrosion protection?

Thursday, October 18, 2012


Which one of the following coatings is likely to see use in a flue-gas desulfurization unit?

Friday, October 12, 2012


A three-year study by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation found which type of coating to be most effective at combating macro-fouling organisms like zebra and quagga mussels?

Thursday, September 13, 2012


True or false: Thermoplastic powders can be applied by thermal spraying.

Friday, September 7, 2012


Nanoparticles of what pigment can be incorporated into outdoor building materials, such as paint or concrete, to reduce smog?

Thursday, September 6, 2012


True or false: Intumescent, fire-resistive coatings cannot be applied with plural-component spray equipment.

Monday, August 27, 2012


The migration of asphalt from a roof to the surface of a white roof coating applied over it is called what?

Thursday, August 16, 2012


When a piece of metal is covered with an impervious oxide in order to inhibit chemical or electrochemical reactions on the surface, what is this process called?

Wednesday, August 15, 2012


Among the various types of anti-foulings for ships, what are foul-release coatings?

Friday, August 10, 2012


In its Technology Guide on the subject, what type of coating material does SSPC recommend for repairing imperfections in galvanized, organic zinc-, or inorganic zinc-coated steel?

Wednesday, July 25, 2012


Which of the following are platey pigments?

Monday, July 16, 2012


True or false: Portable UV curing machines are now used to cure some coatings on concrete floors.

Friday, July 13, 2012


At age 75, the Golden Gate Bridge still sports its original signature hue. What is the official name of that color?

Friday, June 29, 2012


True or false: Tributyltin is the main biocide used in formulating antifouling coatings.

Friday, June 22, 2012


Acicular, fibrous, and nodular are terms used to describe what pigment property?

Friday, June 15, 2012


Fluoropolymer coatings have what advantage when used as coatings on water tank exteriors?

Wednesday, June 6, 2012


What type of coating combats corrosion mainly by preventing moisture and oxygen from reaching the steel surface?

Wednesday, May 23, 2012


Which of the following is a hybrid polyurea?

Tuesday, May 22, 2012


True or false: Cyclic corrosion testing of protective coatings in the laboratory is now considered a better indicator of field performance than the traditional salt fog test, ASTM B 117.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012


What is the common chemistry in all polysiloxane coating types?

Friday, May 4, 2012


In reporting sales volumes, the Department of Commerce classifies protective and marine coatings under what larger heading?

Wednesday, May 2, 2012


What is the most appealing property of fluoropolymer coatings for bridge and tank applications?

Monday, April 23, 2012


True or false: In multi-coat systems, it is not always the case that the higher the zinc loading in a zinc rich primer, the better the system performance will be.

Friday, April 20, 2012


What is the best way to describe a polyaspartic coating?

Thursday, April 19, 2012


Ion exchange pigments would most likely be used in what application?

Wednesday, April 18, 2012


Which of the following statements about mixing two-component coatings is not true?

Monday, April 9, 2012


True or false: Moisture-cured, single-pack polysiloxanes have been developed and are now on the market.

Thursday, April 5, 2012


What animal provides the bristle for China bristle paint brushes?

Tuesday, April 3, 2012


True or false: Epoxy novolacs achieve excellent chemical resistance through extremely high cross-link density.

Wednesday, March 28, 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


True or false: For high heat exposure and resistance to chemicals, except fluorine, potassium silicate polymer concretes are a good choice.

Thursday, March 8, 2012


True or false: Polyurethanes were developed about 75 years ago by Dr. Otto Bayer and colleagues at IG Farben in Germany.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012


True or false: Vinyl ester resin systems are good choices for secondary containment dikes where chemicals are stored.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012


True or false: Fusion-bonded epoxy coatings are cured by UV light.

Thursday, February 23, 2012


True or false: Organic zinc-rich coatings are sometimes recommended for the repair of damaged areas on galvanizing and inorganic zinc-rich-coated steel.

Thursday, February 16, 2012


Crack-bridging is normally associated with what type of coating?

Monday, February 6, 2012


What do Sigma Kalon, Keeler & Long, and Ameron have in common?

Thursday, February 2, 2012


What general name is given to a coating that responds with corrective measures when corrosion is detected beneath it?

Friday, January 20, 2012


What is an exempt solvent?

Monday, January 16, 2012


Painted-on solar cells that can convert light to energy, as developed at Notre Dame University recently, have what main drawback?

Friday, January 13, 2012


What is the association focused on the global thick film high performance elastomer industry?

Monday, January 9, 2012


True or false: Hybrid alkyd coatings containing both water and oil are now available for industrial maintenance applications.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011


True or false: The color options available when anodizing aluminum are more extensive than those available with paint.

Monday, December 19, 2011


True or false: Inorganic zinc pre-construction primers for shipbuilding normally have more zinc content than inorganic zinc primers applied after fabrication.

Thursday, December 15, 2011


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

Wednesday, December 14, 2011


Which of the following coating types is an inorganic/organic hybrid?

Friday, December 9, 2011


Why are chlorinated rubber and vinyl coatings no longer widely used in the U.S. as protective coatings?

Thursday, December 8, 2011


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

Tuesday, December 6, 2011


What is the effect of air temperature on the pot life of a two-component coating?

Thursday, December 1, 2011


True or false: Despite their higher cost, polysiloxanes and fluorourethanes are sometimes specified for water tank exteriors.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011


True or false: Coating manufacturers no longer recommend coal tar epoxy coating systems.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011


True or false: Fusion bond epoxy (FBE) coating is widely used to protect structural steel in power plants.

Monday, November 7, 2011


When can you safely topcoat an inorganic zinc rich coating?

Friday, November 4, 2011


Which of the following is classified as a sacrificial anti-graffiti coating material?

Wednesday, October 26, 2011


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

Wednesday, October 19, 2011


True or false: Fluoropolymer coatings are routinely used as topcoats on bridges in Japan.

Monday, October 17, 2011


Which of the following has been banned as an ingredient in antifouling coatings on ocean-going vessels?

Friday, October 14, 2011


What are the most commonly used thermal spraying materials for corrosion protection of steel?

Tuesday, October 11, 2011


Prior to the widespread understanding of their negative health effects, what is the main reason that lead pigments were widely used in protective coatings?

Tuesday, October 4, 2011


True or false: In a broad sense, any polymer used as a basic material for coatings is called a resin.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011


True or false: The threat of mud cracking in highly pigmented paints applied at high film builds is likely to be diminished in coating films that employ spherical pigments.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011


True or false: Glass flake is sometimes used in coatings to make them more permeable.

Thursday, September 22, 2011


Micaceous iron oxide is a pigment providing what kind of properties to protective coatings among the choices listed?

Wednesday, September 21, 2011


True or false: Two- and three-coat epoxy systems are often recommended for ships' ballast tank linings.

Friday, September 2, 2011


Which of the following solvents is not a hydrocarbon type?

Thursday, August 25, 2011


What is the most commonly used material for thermal spraying when it is used for corrosion protection?

Wednesday, August 24, 2011


What polymer concrete resin is based on an alcohol derived from agricultural wastes such as rice and oat hulls and corn cobs?

Monday, August 22, 2011


The epoxy curing agent phenalkamine is derived from what source?

Wednesday, August 17, 2011


Which one of the following generic coating types protects steel from corrosion by sacrificial action?

Friday, August 12, 2011


When you add non-exempt solvents as thinners to a high solids coating, what happens to the VOC content?

Tuesday, August 9, 2011


Which of the following statement about mixing two-component materials is not true?

Friday, July 29, 2011


When did the South Coast Air Quality Management District (CA) issue its latest version of Rule 1113, which covers coatings for industrial structures in the field?

Friday, July 8, 2011


Sacrificial protection refers to which of the following?

Thursday, June 30, 2011


How can paint be made conductive for electrostatic spraying?

Wednesday, June 29, 2011


In a corrosion cell, where does the corrosion occur?

Wednesday, June 22, 2011


On a coatings’ product data sheet, what does “theoretical coverage” mean?

Tuesday, June 7, 2011


True or false: Any kind of metal can be used in coatings for sacrificial protection of steel.

Thursday, June 2, 2011


True or false: Novolac epoxies and polymer concretes are sometimes selected as flooring systems over concrete for resistance to chemicals.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011


Cashew nut shells are the source of what coating ingredient?

Friday, May 20, 2011


Which of the following types of coatings are normally used on the faying surfaces of steel joints?

Thursday, May 19, 2011


True or false: Weatherable fluoropolymer coatings for bridges and tanks are available only in solvent-borne formulations.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011


Pittsburgh's Birmingham Bridge has appeared on two JPCL covers: May 2011 and an earlier issue, after 10 years of service. What was the year of the original cover?

Clue: The coating system has never been replaced.

Monday, May 16, 2011


True or false: The SSPC standards SSPC-Paint 20 and SSPC-Paint 29 contain both performance and composition requirements for zinc-rich coatings.

Thursday, May 12, 2011


Which of the following polyurethane types tends to yellow in sunlight?

Wednesday, May 11, 2011


True or false: Titanium dioxide is mainly an anti-corrosive pigment.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011


ICRI recommends how much surface profile in its surface preparation requirements for polymer overlays on concrete?

Monday, May 9, 2011


True or false: A universal primer has the same function as a wash primer.

Friday, May 6, 2011


True or false: zinc and magnesium can be used as sacrificial metals for the galvanic protection of steel.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011


What is another name for a curing agent that aids and participates in the cure of a coating film by chemical reaction?

Thursday, April 28, 2011


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

Friday, April 22, 2011


What is mica?

Tuesday, April 12, 2011


Cuprous oxide is sometimes used in what types of coatings?

Friday, April 8, 2011


True or false: Coatings with a high degree of internal stress should be used for overcoating an existing coating to extend its lifetime.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011


Chlorinated rubber coatings are no longer used in most applications. What is the main reason?

Friday, March 25, 2011


True or false: Delamination is not normally a significant risk when overcoating an existing coating material.

Tuesday, March 22, 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


True or false: ANSI/NSF 61 addresses coatings performance issues as well as the health effects of coatings for potable water tanks.

Monday, March 14, 2011


Infrared reflective (IR) pigments are most likely to be used in what functional type of coating?

Tuesday, March 8, 2011


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

Friday, March 4, 2011


The term “mastic,” as in epoxy mastic, often refers to what characteristic?

Tuesday, February 22, 2011


What type of material is normally used to create a sacrificial anti-graffiti coating?

Thursday, February 17, 2011


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.

Friday, February 11, 2011


How are low-VOC coatings created?

Thursday, February 10, 2011


What kind of coatings are normally used on the faying surfaces of slip-critical joints?

Wednesday, February 2, 2011


What is the name given to the pressure caused by differences in concentration of solution on each side of a semi-permeable membrane?

Tuesday, February 1, 2011


True or false: Moisture-cured polyurethanes are single-component materials.

Friday, January 28, 2011


Which of the following factors can influence the durability of barrier protection from a coating?

Monday, January 24, 2011


True or false: If a zinc-rich coating has a silicate binder, it is classified as an organic zinc-rich.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011


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

Monday, January 17, 2011


Which of the following are lead- and chromate-free inhibitive pigments?

Friday, January 14, 2011


True or false: For metal substrates, infrared-reflective (IR) pigments make it possible to use dark colors on cool roofs.

Thursday, January 13, 2011


True or false: Primers and topcoats used with intumescent, fire-resistant coatings, as well as the intumescent coatings themselves, require the approval of Underwriters Laboratories.

Friday, December 10, 2010


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