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Articles (11)


Applying coatings outside of the recommended thickness range

by Chrissy Stewart, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc., Rich Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor


Polyurea “Loose” Liners: A Floating Fix for Cracked Concrete Secondary Containment

by Kristin Leonard, Bechtel Corp.

This article evaluates the performance of a polyurea “loose” lining system for repair...


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News (46)


From Thinner Coating, a Stealthier Sub

The images of sound-absorbing rubber tiles peeling off a fairly new $2 billion U.S. nuclear sub made the technology's shortcomings painfully apparent.


Gauge Screen Rotates Readings

A pocket coating thickness gauge from Fischer Technology now offers a rotating screen that displays readings and the menu navigation.


Coating Offers Thin-Film Insulation

AkzoNobel’s International brand has launched a thin-film, spray-applied insulation coating for industrial environments.


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Video Learning Center (1)


Coatings Inspection Instruments: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

Presented by KTA-Tator

How-to videos on the proper use of many types of coatings inspection instruments


 
 

Videos (1)


How to Measure Dry Film Thickness -- PosiTector 6000 F-Series

Ken Trimber of KTA demonstrates how to use DeFelsko's PosiTector 6000 F-Series with P...


 
 

Blog (2)


Beyond the Cold Wall: A Penetrating Look

From Coatings Consult by Warren Brand

Thanks to everyone for reading, thinking about and commenting on my last blog on the ...


New Tools Stuck in Old-School Ways

From Paint Dude by Tim Race

In 1973, I was playing baseball for Parkside High School Eagles with Tony Dungy. That...


 
 

Events (1)


 
 

Standards (6)


Standard Test Method for Measurement of Coating Thickness by X-Ray Spectrometry

issued by ASTM

5.1 This is a sensitive, noncontact, and nondestructive method for measuring the coating thickn...


Standard Practice for Locating the Thinnest Spot in a Zinc (Galvanized) Coating on Iron or Steel Articles

issued by ASTM

2.1 This practice is designed to locate the thinnest portions of the zinc coating on newly coat...


SSPC-PA 2 Procedure for Determining Conformance to Dry Coating Thickness Requirements

issued by SSPC

This standard describes a procedure for determining shop or conformance to a specified coating ...


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