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Problem Solving Forum (8)

How do you adequately assess the adhesion of a newly applied coating?

How do you adequately assess the adhesion of a newly applied coating?

How do concrete admixtures such as hardeners and anti-dust compounds affect coating adhesion? What can be done to minimize negative effects?

Why would a pull-off adhesion test give a high value (no failure) for a solventless epoxy that later showed poor adhesion in service?

When should the adhesion of an applied coating or lining multi-coat system be tested?

How do you adequately assess the adhesion of a newly applied coating?

What steps must be taken to mitigate poor adhesion over an existing aged silver aluminum paint? What primer will achieve good adhesion?

How do admixtures to concrete (hardeners, anti-dust compounds, etc.) affect coating adhesion? What can be done to eliminate or minimize negative effects?


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