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Paint Testing Facilities @ TIP
TIP is well equipped with the testing facilities. We have a well qualified staff. We carry out tests on samples of paints. This works is undertaken at nominal charges as service to industry. Some of the tests carried out, as per specifications are
Wet Paint Tests :
Viscosity – Ford Cup, B-4 Viscometer, Brook-field viscometer, Gardner Tube Viscometer, Falling Bar Viscometer
Fineness of grind – Hegman Gauge
Weight per liter
Hiding Power Wet opacity in Sq.M/10 Ltrs. Spreading capacity, covering capacity.
Percent Zinc dust
Non-Volatile Matter (NVM)
Calibration of Ford Cups
Dry Film Tests :
Cross cut adhesion (tape test)
Flexibility and adhesion
Hardness-scratch hardness, Pencil Hardness
Resistance to chemicals such as lubricating oil, gear oil, diesel, petrol, petroleum hydro-carbon solvent etc.
Resistance to acids and alkali
Resistance to water – Hot and Cold
Resistance to heat
Resistance to Salt-spray
Corrosion resistance (Humidity chamber)
Pigment / Resin / Solvent test :
Reducing power of pigment
Comparison of tinting strength
Metal content of driers for purity