COMMERCIAL COATINGS PREVIOUS QUIZZES


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2019
True or false: The International Commission on Aesthetics deals with color and color measurement.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2018
True or false: Elastomeric coatings can be based on a number of resin chemistries.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2018
True or false: The Air Barrier Association of America has evaluated and listed the fluid-applied air barriers for walls from 52 companies.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2018
In addition to the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, what other organization has a specification for coatings on architectural aluminum?

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2018
True or false: The main difference between water repellents and water-repellent preservatives for exterior wood substrates is that water repellents contains a biocide to inhibit mold and fungi.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2018
True or false: Air and airless spray produce about the same amount of overspray.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2018
True or false: According to an industry study reported in Durability + Design, the biggest drop in a roof coating’s solar reflectance occurs in the first six months of service.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2018
What is silvering, according to MPI?

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2018
True or false: Mixed metal oxide pigments produced at high temperatures are used to improve the corrosion resistance of coatings.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2018
True or false: Anodized finishes have excellent corrosion resistance in coastal settings.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2018
What organization acquired the Master Painters Institute?

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2018
True or false: Most field-applied commercial icephobic coatings today are based on superhydrophobic and low surface energy principles.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2018
For what main reason are penetrating sealers avoided by conservators on the masonry substrates of historic structures?

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2018
According to a Durability + Design Sponsored Content article, descriptions of finishes and gloss levels can vary significantly among different manufacturers.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2018
True or false: Mushroom sausages have been used as building materials.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2018
True or false: Salt spray accelerated testing of coating performance correlates well with atmospheric exposure testing.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2018
In coating work, what is PLURAL?

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2018
What is another name for the Tooke Gauge?

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2018
What does the blotter test determine?

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2018
True or false: The amount of water condensing from an air leak in a wall is much less than the amount that occurs with water vapor diffusion through the wall.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2018
True or false: There is an intumescent coating for application over SPF insulation.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2018
True or false: The SSPC standard for hand-tool cleaning of steel before painting does not requires a surface profile.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2018
True or false: Acrylic resin can be used in a polysiloxane coating.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2018
True or false: In concrete polishing, the term “Tool Completion” is used to describe the condition when a diamond tool has refined a concrete surface to the point when it no longer cuts the surface, or cuts very little.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2018
SSPC-SP 10, Near White Metal Blast Cleaning, allows stains of rust, stains of mill scale, or stains from previous coatings to remain on what percent of a blast-cleaned surface?

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2018
True or false: SSPC publishes a standard procedure for describing the size and density of the blisters so that comparisons of severity can be made.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2018
True or false: In coating work, carbon black is used as a scouring abrasive.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2018
According to an experienced roof coating applicator, quoted in a D+D In Depth article, “If you follow the manufacturer’s recommendations for preparation, procedure and dry film thickness, we’ve had roof coating systems perform well beyond their expected service life — in some instances 15 years-plus.”

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2018
True or false: According to a Durability + Design “Solve It” answer, solvent is not useful for removing graffiti from the historic stone masonry on a church.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2018
True or false: In anti-corrosion barrier coatings, the chemical nature of the binder and the thickness of the coating typically provide the greatest functional contributions, according to a Durability + Design blog.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2018
True or false: Novalac epoxy resins are sometimes used in formulations to create epoxy coatings for application to green concrete.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2018
True or false: Citric acid is not strong enough to etch concrete before painting.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2018
What was the topic of a coating conference held in Antwerp, Belgium, in June this year?

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2018
True or false: You fingerprint a coating to determine its resistance to staining.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2018
True or false: A dolly is used to test the cure of elastomeric coatings on concrete.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2018
True or false: Some instruments used to detect moisture levels in concrete employ electrical impedance technology.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2018
True or false: According to a Durability + Design article, achieving adequate film thickness is the single biggest problem with performance of paint on single-wythe CMU.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018
What is another name for the coating failure term “bleeding"?

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2018
True or false: A recent Durability + Design poll found that 90 percent of respondents said the painting industry is properly educated on the potential of hearing loss caused by solvent exposure, as described by OSHA.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2018
True or false: Spray polyurethane foam roofing can be successfully applied in inclement weather.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2018
What paint application method produces the most overspray?

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2018
True or false: Silicone, liquid-applied air barriers—particularly those that are water-based—offer primerless adhesion to most construction substrates, says a Durability + Design article.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2018
True or false: Additives based on hydrated lime are sometimes used in anti-bacterial coatings.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2018
What is the name given to the zinc ammonium chloride solution that cleans and deposits a protective layer on steel before it is immersed in molten zinc to achieve galvanizing?

MONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2018
True or false: Aluminum metal is sometimes applied as thin leaf for decorative purposes.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2018
True or false: ASTM is the sole representative of the United States to the International Organization for Standardization.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2018
True or false: In spray-applying zinc-rich paints, the zinc dust particles will not separate from the binder once they have been mixed together thoroughly.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2018
True or false: Forest Products Laboratories validates the results of performance tests published by manufacturers of deck coatings.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2018
True or false: The American Concrete Institute publishes a guide for selecting concrete repair materials.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2018
True or false: When the relative humidity is high, curing times for waterborne coatings will be shorter than what is stated as normal on the application data sheet.


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