| Connect Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook
About | Subscribe | Advertise



Daily Quiz (24)

True or false: Some moisture meters based on conductivity readings can be used on both wood and concrete substrates.

What inspection instrument uses a wet bulb and a dry bulb?

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

True or false: Prior to being used for measurements, all thermometers should be exposed to the environment they will be used in for sufficient time to allow them to stabilize, according to a recent JPCL article.

True or false: According to a JPCL article, one year is a good starting interval between calibrations of a magnetic dry film thickness gage.

One mil of coating thickness equals approximately how many microns?

True or false: A Tooke gauge can sometimes be used to measure the thickness of individual coats of paint within a multicoat system.

True or false: Most sling psychrometers are less accurate than most electronic pyschrometers.

True or false: An ultrasonic dry film thickness gage can measure coating thickness on concrete, but not on wood substrates.

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.


Novetas Solutions
Safer Abrasive! 100% Recycled Glass!

NO Free Silica, Beryllium or other human Toxins! Great White Metal Finish and safer than Slags!
Call us at 866-775- 6226

NACE International, The Corrosion Society
Get Hands-on Experience

In NACE’s CP Program, learn the techniques and procedures for testing, evaluating, and designing galvanic and impressed current CP systems.

Specialty Products, Inc. (SPI)
Polyurea & Polyurethane Spray Foam Training

SPI is committed to industry leading technical training for polyurea & polyurethane spray foam professionals. Attendees receive hands-on, in-depth training for using and troubleshooting plural-component equipment, spray guns, machine hoses & parts.

Novatek Corporation
Novatek Corporation, Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip, clean and profile all dust free! Comply with new lead standards. Contact today: (866) 563-7800

DeHumidification Technologies

DH Tech has the most innovative and reliable equipment available to
control humidity efficiently
and effectively.

Avalotis Corporation
Choose experience. Choose quality. Choose safety.

Avalotis Corporation has been meeting and exceeding clients’ specifications and expectations for almost 50 years. The first name in painting and protective coatings: Avalotis.

Termarust Technologies
Termarust (HR CSA) Chemically Stops
Active Corrosion

Truss bridge treated with Termarust's (HR CSA) in 1995. This highway & rail truss bridge is still stable and there still is no active corrosion.

Sidewinder/Persyst Enterprises, Inc.
The Sidewinder Model M2 Solvent Recycler

Combat the rising cost of gunwash, thinners, acetone & more while drastically reducing waste disposal coat.

DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTector Inspection Kits

PosiTector 6000 Coating Thickness Gage easily converts to a surface profile gage, dew point meter or ultrasonic wall thickness gage with a simple probe change

Sherwin-Williams Oil & Gas App

Our coatings and linings expertise available 24/7, allowing you to explore the best Sherwin-Williams solutions for oil refineries, shale drilling sites, and offshore. Download today!

Technology Publishing

The Technology Publishing Network

The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings (JPCL) PaintSquare
Durability + Design Paint BidTracker

EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
MORE:      About   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us

© Copyright 2000-2016, Technology Publishing / PaintSquare, All rights reserved
2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951; Tel 1-412-431-8300; Fax 1-412-431-5428; E-mail