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Daily Quiz (23)

True or false: Linseed oil built up in multiple coats on a wood floor is likely to be very glossy but not very slippery.

True or false: Vinyl ester floor coatings are ineffective at resisting harsh chemical exposures.

True or false: SSPC is developing a quantitative coatings texture guide as an aid in specifying flooring systems that will improve traction on floors expected to be wet or covered with contaminants.

What organization has the Polymeric Floor Coatings Advisory Committee?

True or false: Methyl methacrylate (MMA) resinous flooring systems should not be applied at temperatures below 40 degrees F.

According to a recent D+D article, what generic type of floor coating can be installed at extremely low temperatures?

What recent development in construction makes it desirable for floor coatings to have UV resistance?

True or false: Methyl methacrylate resins are sometimes used to formulate floor coatings.

True or false: UV floor-curing units can polymerize and cure a single-component, UV-curable polyurethane coating in fractions of a second.

True or false: A recent Durability + Design article noted that epoxy floor coatings can be made more durable in high traffic areas if topcoated with polyurethane.

In what exposure conditions would you be most likely to specify an epoxy novolac floor coating?

What organization maintains an approved product list for sealers and finishes used on athletic wood floors?

What recent development in construction makes it important for floor coatings to have UV resistance?

True or false: Linseed oil built up in multiple coats on a wood floor is likely to be very glossy and very slippery.

True or false: An industrial floor coating containing 50 percent bio-based material was recently introduced.

Is it possible for a wood floor coating to be very glossy but not slippery?

What organization has developed specifications, tests, and an approved supplier and products list for finishes used on athletic wood floors?

What recent development in construction makes UV resistance of interior floor coatings desirable?

True or false: Some waterborne floor coatings are cured by UV light.

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

True or false: On a maple, high performance athletic floor, gloss levels of the coating must be controlled to control slipperiness.

Commonly specified concrete floor coatings include all but which of the following choices?

It is considered important for a concrete floor coating to be "breathable." What does this mean?


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