Collect with Care

How to Effectively Gather Paint Samples for Off-Site Analysis

From JPCL, October 2017

By KENNETH A. TRIMBER, KTA-TATOR, INC.


When investigating the cause of a coating failure, great care needs to be exercised when collecting samples for analysis, as well as in the selection of sample sites to make sure they are representative of the issues that are present. This feature explains common mistakes and the proper steps to take to provide good samples....


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Tagged categories: Adhesion; Blistering; Coating failure; Exterior Wall Coatings; Failure analysis; Good Technical Practice; Kenneth A. Trimber; Laboratory testing; Paint analysis; Paint defects; Peeling; Testing + Evaluation

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