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In the ASTM test methods on drying of coatings, what level of drying is achieved when maximum pressure is applied with the thumb and then the thumb exerts a twisting motion, resulting in no deformation or detachment of the film?


According to ASTM nomenclature, what is the name of the synthetic resin made from polyhydric alcohols and polybasic acids; generally modified with resins, fatty oils or fatty acids?


What is the name of the test that provides a method of determining the flammability characteristics of exterior, non-load-bearing wall assemblies/panels?


Which organization is creating a standard to determine how far water repellents penetrate into concrete and masonry substrates?


What is the name for the temperature range within which an amorphous polymer changes from a flexible to a brittle state?


True or false: ASTM standards come up for review every 15 years.


True or false: Tests for air leakage through a building envelope as described in ASTM E 1186 provide data on air leakage rates.


True or false: Use of a digital profile gage according to ASTM 4417-14 requires each area to receive 10 profile readings, and the highest measurement is recorded as the profile of the area being measured.


True or false: ASTM E01 deals with the performance of buildings.


True or false: ASTM has a test method for measuring surface profile that is appropriate for profile produced by power tools.


True or false: ASTM 4541, describing a test method for assessing the pull-off strength of coatings using portable adhesion testers, is designed for metal substrates but may also be used on wood and plastic but not concrete.


True or false: ASTM offers only a visual method for determining the surface profile of concrete.


True or false: According to a recent JPCL article, the threshold values in ASTM standards for deeming concrete suitable to be coated are neither achievable nor realistic for below-grade structures.


How is profile measured in ASTM D4417?


Which of the following implements is used in an ASTM test method to determine the hardness of coatings?


Pencil hardness is sometimes recommended to evaluate what characteristic of a coating?


True or false: A specific number of double rubs with sandpaper is used in a test method to determine the abrasion resistance of coatings.


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?


How is a James Machine used?


True or false: There is a quantifiable method for determining the surface profile on concrete substrates.


True or false: The ASTM test method for determining the pull-off strength of coatings using portable adhesion testers is applicable to both steel and concrete substrates.


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.


True or false: A mandrel is used to test the hardness of a coating.


True or false: Air leakage through a building envelope cannot be detected with a smoke tracer test.


What level of gypsum board finish requires a thin skim coat of joint compound (or a material manufactured especially for this purpose) over the entire surface of the board?


How is the Taber Abraser used?


What do Knoop and Pfund have in common?


True or false: ASTM has a quantitative test method for evaluating the adhesion of a coating by cutting and probing it with a utility knife.


What ASTM committee focuses on coating work for the power industry?


What is the alphanumeric designation for the ASTM committee that deals with coatings and related topics?


What kind of coating test employs a mandrel?


True or false: ASTM has one pull-off adhesion test of coatings on concrete, and a separate one for coatings on metal substrates.


What is another name for a tensile adhesion test of coatings?


True or false: ASTM B117 salt fog testing is predictive of the performance of lining materials in potable water tanks.


What is the name of an accelerated weathering apparatus that operates on a condensation type of water exposure at elevated temperature?


True or false: In addition to SSPC-PA 17, there are two ASTM standards on measuring surface profile of blast-cleaned steel.


True or false: Some coatings become solvent-resistant, as shown by a solvent rub test, before they are sufficiently cured for service.


True or false: ASTM D4541 is a test method describing pull-off adhesion testing of coatings on concrete.


At what dry film thickness is a high voltage rather than a low-voltage holiday detector required?


What does a blower door test measure?


True or false: The ASTM standard for moisture mitigation systems on concrete slabs for use under resilient flooring requires that the coating system have a permeance of 6 perms or less.


True or false: ASTM has separate test methods for steel and concrete substrates in determining the pull-off adhesion of coatings.


Slip resistance of wood-floor finishes are influenced most by what characteristic?


True or false: Destructive testing for measuring humidity in concrete flooring requires the use of jack hammers.


True or False: Common factory-applied finishes over hot-dipped galvanized steel include polyester, acrylic, fluoropolymer, plastisol, and polyurethane.


True or false: ASTM has solvent resistance tests for both inorganic and organic coatings.


True or false: Inorganic zinc-rich primers should be topcoated as soon as they appear to be dry.


If coatings were removed before abrading a concrete floor slab to conduct the ASTM anhydrous calcium chloride test, how much time must elapse between grinding and conducting the test?


What is the plastic sheet method?


True or false: An ASTM subcommittee is working on a test method to measure the dirt pick-up resistance of architectural paints and stains.


True or false: An ASTM subcommittee is working on a proposed standard to test the slip-coefficient properties of coatings used in slip-critical bolted connections.


True or false: The anhydrous calcium chloride test measures levels of soluble chloride salts on concrete substrates.


True or false: Fan pressurization and infrared thermography can be used to test the air leakage of a building envelope.


Which of the following characteristics of paint material is most readily tested in the field?


How is replica putty used?


The scratch hardness of coatings, as described in ASTM D 3363, is determined with the aid of what implement?


True or false: ASTM D 4541, Standard Test Method for Pull-Off Strength of Coatings Using Portable Adhesion Testers, requires a score around the loading fixture when the film thickness of the coating exceeds 20 mils.


True or false: ASTM solvent rub tests to assess degree of cure cannot be used with inorganic coatings.


Which of the following implements are used in an ASTM test method to determine the hardness of coatings?


A solvent rub test is used on coatings for what main purpose?


True or false: A blower door is used to measure the airtightness of buildings.


True or false: ASTM has performance standards for the scrub resistance of coatings.


True or false: One ASTM Test Method for measuring profile on blast-cleaned steel describes the use of a portable stylus instrument.


True or false: ASTM has both quantitative and qualitative tests for determination of moisture in a concrete slab.


True or false: ASTM has a test method for determining the size of abrasives.


True or false: The MEK solvent rub test (ASTM D 4752) and the coin rub test are both used to provide an estimate of the cure of an inorganic zinc-rich coating.


True or false: ASTM D7091 covers use of both magnetic and eddy current gauges for measurement of a coating’s dry film thickness.


What is another name for the ASTM test to check for oil and water in compressed air?


True Or False: ASTM D 7091 and SSPC-PA 2 deal with measurement of dry film coating thickness on both ferrous and non-ferrous metals.


True or false: The ASTM Plastic Sheet Method (D 4263) for detecting moisture in concrete substrates can be used both on concrete floor slabs and on vertical walls.


What instrument or device is used to determine steel profile roughness/peak count requirements as required in SSPC-SP 17 and described in ASTM D4417?


When replica putty is used to determine the surface profile of concrete according to ASTM D7682, Method A (visual comparison), what is the replica putty compared to in order to assess the profile depth?


True or False: AAMA Subcommittee D01.42 deals with standards for architectural coatings.


Which of the following methods for measuring surface profile is not described in ASTM D4417, “Standard Test Method for Field Measurement of Surface Profile of Blast Cleaned Steel”?


How is a mechanical rubbing machine used in coating work?


True or False: The plastic sheet method is a quantitative test for determining the extent of moisture in a concrete slab.


What organization has developed a method for measuring and replicating concrete surface profile using replica putty?


What organization created and sells rubber replica templates for determining the surface profile of concrete?


What does the anhydrous calcium chloride test measure?


True or False: Finishing of gypsum wallboard is covered by ASTM and AAMA standards.


True or False? ASTM D7234, “Standard Test Method for Pull-Off Adhesion Strength of Coatings on Concrete Using Portable Pull-Off Adhesion Testers,” can also be used to measure the surface strength of uncoated concrete.


What ASTM Committee deals with air barriers?


What is the alphanumeric designation for the ASTM committee on coating and lining work for the power industry?


The standards-writing organization, ASTM International, had another name before 2001. What was it?


 
 
   

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