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True or false: According to a D+D In Depth article, EIFS systems have not been able to pass the stringent Miami-Dade County Hurricane Tests (High Velocity Hurricane Zone).


True or false: The pencil hardness test is used mainly to determine the abrasion resistance of coatings.


True or false: Solar reflectance and thermal emittance are two terms for the same performance property of a reflective roof coating.


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


What is the name of the coatings exposure testing device that intensifies outdoor UV exposure by a factor of 10 to 12 and simulates South Florida nighttime exposure?


True or false: Atlas Test Cells are sometimes used to test the performance of immersion linings.


What organization claims to offer “the world's leading environmental assessment method to assess new, existing buildings and community scale development”?


How many days does it take to simulate three years of outdoor aging of reflective roof coatings using the laboratory testing protocol developed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory?


True or false: In coating work, a jeep test is a quantitative fit test for a respirator.


True or false: EMMAQUA and Prohesion are widely used outdoor accelerated weathering test methods.


A mandrel is used to test what coating characteristic?


What organization validates the performance test results published by manufacturers of deck coatings?


What organization is engaged in performance testing of bridge coatings for state highway departments?


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?


Which instrument below is used for continuity testing of coatings on steel?


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: Jet fire tests are used to determine the heat-insulating capabilities of intumescent coatings in hydrocarbon fires.


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


What U.S. organization is participating in development of a laboratory in Singapore to test the performance of building materials in tropical environments?


True or false: An Atlas Cell Test is normally used to test the performance of concrete floor coatings.


How is a mandrel used in testing of coatings?


What kind of instrument is used for continuity testing of coatings?


True or false: Use of banana oil to test the fit of a respirator is called a “qualitative fit test.”


What kind of instruments test for coating continuity?


A drawdown bar and a dolly have what in common?


What test produces blue spots on test paper when soluble salts are present?


A chain, a golf ball, and a hammer can all be used to check for what condition, according to a recent “Solve It” column in Durability + Design?


How is a coin rub test used?


“Grading,” “sizing,” and “screening” are terms used to describe what process?


What kind of coating test employs a mandrel?


True or false: A pull stub is part of a destructive test apparatus used to measure the dry film thickness of coatings.


True or false: There is an inspection instrument that will measure the dry film thicknesses of each layer of a coating system in certain conditions.


True or false: A fingerprint technique is a qualitative test to determine the cleanability of a coating.


A Schmidt hammer would normally be used to test for what property?


What organization maintains a data mine showing the results of performance testing of bridge coatings?


True or false: According to a JPCL article in 2013, resinous linings used for manhole rehabilitation do not need to be spark-tested.


True or false: A spark test is another name for a low-voltage holiday detector test.


An Atlas test cell is normally used to test the performance of what type of coating material?


Krebs units are units of measure for what coating property?


What does a blower door test measure?


What organization publishes the “Rapid Rise Fire Tests of Protection Materials for Structural Steel”?


While the first documented weathering test for paint occurred in Fargo, ND, where are outdoor weathering exposure tests likely to occur today?


What organization maintains a database describing the results of performance testing of bridge coatings?


What kind of test was developed by Frederick Knoop and colleagues?


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


How is a mandrel used in testing of coatings?


True or false: Continuity testing of a 10-mil coating on a pipeline is normally conducted with a high-voltage holiday detector.


What organization publishes a test method for measuring the slip coefficient of coatings used on the faying surfaces of bolted joints?


In coating work, what is a jeep test?


True or False: ASTM D3359, “Standard Test Method for Measuring Adhesion by Tape Test,” measures the tensile adhesion of a coating.


How is a mechanical rubbing machine used in coating work?


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


How is a fingerprint technique used in coatings technology?


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.


True or False? Air and vapor barriers on the exterior walls of a building of Type I, II, III or IV construction, 40 feet or higher, are exempted from having to undergo the NFPA 285 burn test that the wall assemblies have to undergo in the 2012 version of the International Building Code.


A pencil hardness test is sometimes recommended to evaluate what characteristic of a coating?


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


A Barcol Impressor measures what characteristic of a coating?


What kind of measurement relies on the use of a pull stub?


An Atlas Test Cell is normally used to test the performance of what kind of coating material?


What characteristic of organic coatings is tested with a mandrel?


What was the location of the recent field testing on air barrier performance conducted by Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Air Barrier Association of America?


How are pencils used in the testing of coatings?


An Atlas Test Cell is normally used to test the performance of what kind of coating material?


What organization has teamed up with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in a large research study to quantify the performance and cost-effectiveness of air barriers?


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


True or false: Comparative data on the performance of various proprietary bridge coatings systems are developed and maintained by the International Bridge, Tunnel, and Turnpike Association.


True or false: A three-year study by Oak Ridge National Laboratory found that EIFS performed better in resisting moisture and acting as a thermal barrier than other wall assemblies, such as stucco, brick, concrete block, and cement board.


What organization is engaged in performance testing of bridge coatings for state highway departments?


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


A pull stub used in what kind of coating test?


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


True or false: The ASTM test method for pull-off adhesion of coatings is the same for both metal and concrete.


What kind of instrument is used for continuity testing of coatings?


True or false: Cyclic corrosion testing of protective coatings in the laboratory is now considered a better indicator of field performance than the traditional salt fog test, ASTM B 117.


Irritant smoke and banana oil are used for what type of testing?


An Atlas Test Cell is normally used to test the performance of what kind of coating material?


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.


A jet fire test measures what characteristic of coatings?


Which of the following coating adhesion tests is the least quantitative?


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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