Daily Quiz (23)


True or false: The National Transportation Product Evaluation Program includes coatings for steel but not for concrete.


True or false: Infrared radiation thermal imaging has been proposed as a technology for monitoring in real-time the application of certain thick-film coatings.


True or false: Epoxies are sometimes hybridized with silicones to achieve both anti-corrosive properties and UV resistance.


True or false: When two materials are capable of being blended satisfactorily, they are said to be immiscible.


What is the term used for the measure of fineness of dispersed particles in a coating?


True or false: A uralkyd is a form of urethane.


True or false: According to an article on finishing architectural aluminum, anodizing produces a coating with a hardness equivalent to that of a sapphire.


What is the conventional coating term used to describe flake pigments aligning with or floating near the surface of a coating?


In coating work, a working mix or operating mix is a mix of what material?


The fire-resistance ratings of intumescent coatings are expressed in what terms?


True or false: Double rubs with fine steel wool are used in a test method to determine the cure of coatings.


According to a recent D+D In Depth article, the use of silicone in roof coatings provides what advantage?


In a recent D+D In Depth article, what name is given to coatings that do one or more of the following: work to maintain surface quality, provide signals about a surface condition, change sensory perception of the surrounding environment or interact with or change the surrounding environment?


True or false: Unheated material introduced into a plural component spray system can shock the system, creating cold patches in the pumps and hoses and potentially throwing the system off ratio.


True or false: The architecture firm Perkins + Will and the non-profit Health Building Network published a paper recently confirming the effectiveness of antimicrobial building products, including antimicrobial paints.


True or false: The addition of mica flakes to fluoropolymer coatings can create a pearlescent sheen that mutes the color slightly and provides a softer visual aesthetic than metallic-flake fluoropolymer coatings.


True or false: The terms “weatherproof” and “water repellent” typically denote resistance to the passage of water not subjected to hydrostatic pressure.


What term is used to describe the temperature at which the non-crystalline portion of a polymer is transformed from a rubbery material to a brittle, glass-like material?


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has developed waterborne epoxy coatings that exceed the performance of high-VOC coatings that were traditionally used for locks and dams.


ASTM has three specifications for elastomeric coatings to be used over spray polyurethane foam roofing. Which of the following generic types is not included?


True or false: The adhesion of a coating to a steel substrate can be achieved by both mechanical attachment and chemical bonding.


True or false: Epoxy technology was not commercialized until the early 1960s.


True or false: In coatings technology, “American process” and “French process” refer to the creation of titanium dioxide.


 
 
   

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