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Free Webinar Discusses Adhesion Testing

Thursday, September 14, 2017

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The proper use of testing methods to determine if a coating is adhering to a substrate will be the topic at hand for a free webinar Wednesday (Sept. 20) on

“Adhesion Testing,” presented by Joe Walker, of Elcometer Inc., will examine the three different test methods—cross-cut test, scrape adhesion and pull-off adhesion testing—for measuring the adhesion of coatings to substrates. Participants will also be eligible to receive SSPC credit.

Courtesy of Joe Walker/Elcometer

Proper testing to determine if a coating will adhere to a substrate will be the topic at hand for Wednesday’s free webinar.

Walker will also discuss the six tester types found in ASTM D 4541, how often testing should be conducted and variables that can impact test results.

Register for the free webinar here.

About the Presenter

Joseph Walker, Vice President of Elcometer Inc., has managed the company’s sales, strategic direction and technical support for the past 20 years. He also serves on the SSPC Board of Governors, having recently become Vice President of the board. He sits on the on the Finance, Compensation and Scholarship committees, and is a member of SSPC Technical Committees C.3 and C.3.2. Walker has also been an SSPC member since 1999.

Walker is also the author of a number of papers and articles related to coating inspection, and has extensive experience serving on the Paint and Coatings Technical committees, including ASTM, NACE, PCI and SSPC.

Upcoming Webinars, Video Archive

The 2017 SSPC-JPCL Webinar Education Series continues with several more presentations this fall. These include:

Past webinars available for viewing on include:


Tagged categories: Adhesion; AS; Asia Pacific; Elcometer; EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa); EU; Latin America; NA; North America; PaintSquare; Quality control; Quality Control; SA; SSPC; Testing + Evaluation; Webinars

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