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Daily Quiz (18)

In a study of shop-applied topcoats reported in JPCL, which generic type achieved a hardened film that resisted handling damage at lower temperatures (50 degrees Fahrenheit) and higher humidity (75 percent RH) in the shortest amount of time?

True or false: The words “hardening” and “curing” of coatings have the same meaning, according to a recent JPCL article.

True or False: Fusion bond epoxy coatings are typically cured with UV light.

True or false: “Curing agent” is another name for “hardener.”

What epoxy curing agent is made with the oil derived from a nut shell?

What is an alternative to hot potting?

If a coating cures by coalescence, what phrase below best describes the mechanism of cure?

True or False: Moisture-cure polyurethanes are single-component coatings.

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

By what mechanism does an acrylic latex cure?

What is the conventional wisdom on the length of time concrete should cure before it is coated?

True or false: Methyl methacrylate (MMA) resinous flooring systems offer both rapid and very low temperature cure.

True or false: Because a coating is “dry” or hard does not necessarily mean that it is cured.

If a coating cures by coalescence, what phrase below best describes the mechanism of cure?

A variation on polyurethane coating chemistry that allows for faster curing times and higher film builds has what name?

The epoxy curing agent phenalkamine is derived from what source?

Two-component epoxy coatings cure by what mechanism?

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


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