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Daily Quiz (15)

In relation to coatings technology, what is a “fingerprint technique”?

What is a Tooke gauge?

True or false: A hypodermic pressure gauge is normally used to measure the working pressure of a plural-component spray system.

True or false: An eddy current gauge is used to measure dry film thickness of coatings non-destructively on concrete substrates.

True or false: A hygro thermometer is used to measure the moisture content and temperature of insulation on hot piping.

Continuity testing of non-conductive coatings applied to a steel substrate is carried out with what type of instrument?

What is another name for the portable stylus instrument used to measure surface roughness of blast-cleaned steel?

True or False: The PosiTest Air Leak Tester is a laboratory device for determining if mock-ups have air leaks.

True or False? SSPC-PA 2 (2012) addresses the use of two types of gages for measuring dry film coating thickness.

What type of gages are used to measure the dry film thickness of coatings on concrete?

How is a Tooke Gage useful in failure investigations?

Which of the following dry film thickness gages is destructive?

True or false: Magnetic gages can be used for the non-destructive measurement of dry film thickness of coatings on concrete substrates.

A conductivity meter is normally used to check for what contaminants on abrasive for blasting?

True or false: For non-conductive coatings up to 20 mils thick applied to conductive substrates, a high-voltage holiday detector is normally used to detect pinholes and other discontinuities.


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