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What is the duration of the cyclic accelerated testing used to simulate 3 years of outdoor exposure to rate the performance of cool roof coatings?

True or false: The results of salt spray accelerated testing of coating performance in accordance with ASTM B 117 does not correlate well with results from exposure in atmospheric service.

A new kind of artificial dirt was recently created and used in an accelerated performance study of what type of coatings?

What organization created a recipe for synthetic dirt in order to create an accelerated test for determining the longevity of reflectivity in roof coatings?

Synthetic dirt was recently developed by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for accelerated testing of what kind of coating?

Why is the Department of Energy developing accelerated testing to predict the long-term dirt resistance of coatings?

True or false: A coating that passes 500 hours of QUV accelerated exposure will pass a test of 10 years’ outdoor exposure at a South Florida test site.

True or false: Salt fog (ASTM B117) is the main cyclic accelerated test for coatings.

True or false: Some coatings that perform poorly in the accelerated salt spray test (ASTM B 117) may provide good service in outdoor exposures.


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