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According to ASTM terminology, what is the name given to the problem caused by the greater shear of a brush used around the perimeter of a wall or ceiling compared to the lower shear of a roller used on the rest of the wall or ceiling?


According to ASTM, what application method produces edge-tracking?


According to the ASTM definition, what is the function of a fire-retardant?


True or false: MEK is specified for use in the ASTM solvent rub test for organic zinc-rich coatings.


True or false: SSPC has a quantitative method for measuring the surface profile of concrete.


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


What is the acronym for an instrument used to conduct the ASTM 4541 test, Standard Test Method for Pull-Off Strength of Coatings Using Portable Adhesion Testers?


True or false: The water vapor transmission of a coating is not a linear function of a coating’s film thickness.


True or false: ASTM D4417 describes three methods for measuring surface profile of blast-cleaned steel using either a digital profile gage or a surface profile comparator or a portable stylus instrument.


True or false: Photographic standards are sometimes used to assess the degree of cracking of exterior coatings.


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.


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


How is a mandrel used in testing of coatings?


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


What organization published a revised standard in 2012 on measuring dry film coating thickness that focuses on frequency of measurements and acceptablility of acquired results?


What organization developed a standard practice for building enclosure commissioning?


What ASTM technical committee has a subcommittee that deals with air barriers?


True or false: The ASTM standard test method for measuring pull-off adhesion of coatings on concrete is the same one used for measuring pull-off adhesion of coatings on steel.


What ASTM committee deals with performance of buildings as its main subject?


What is revealed by ASTM’s “Anhydrous Calcium Chloride (ASTM F1869-11)-Floors?”


What organization is collaborating with ASTM on development of a building enclosure commissioning process?


ASTM has a “plastic sheet method.” What is its purpose?


According to ASTM D 6083, what should be the minimum dry film thickness for elastomeric acrylic, cool roof coatings?


True or false: ASTM has test methods for measuring the air barrier performance all of the following: materials, assemblies, and whole buildings.


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


True or false: Requiring several thousand hours of successful performance in a salt fog test (ASTM B 117) is appropriate for specifying an immersion lining in a potable water tank.


What is the scope of ASTM Committee D33?


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.


True or false: ASTM recommends the same test method for both concrete and steel substrates to determine the adhesion of a coating using pull-off test devices.


The ASTM pencil hardness test can be used to determine what about a coating?


What ASTM Committee deals with nuclear coatings?


ASTM International’s Committee D-1 is developing its first-ever standard for what?


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


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


True or false: There is an ASTM test method for comparing relative performance of concrete repair mortars in their resistance to cracking.


True or false: ASTM has a test method to determine the relative performance of repair mortars in their resistance to cracking.


ASTM C 840 describes what type of finishing?


True or false: ASTM publishes descriptions of solvent rub tests for both inorganic and organic coatings, which are sometimes used to assess degree of cure.


 
 
   

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