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Advisory table for various tests

TestNormenMetalPlasticsWoodPaint & Coatings
Organic coatingGalvanic coatingNot coatedCoatedNot coatedCoatedNot coated
Salt spray test
corrosion protection
ISO 9227/DIN 50021/ASTM B117checkmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkRequest information
Cyclic corrosion test
corrosion protection
SAE J2334checkmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkRequest information
UV resistance
ISO 4892-3, ISO 16474-3, ISO 11341checkmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkRequest information
Xenon Arc rapid weathering test
resistance to light, moisture and heat
ISO 4892-2, ISO 16474-2, ISO 11341checkmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkRequest information
Taber abraser test
wear resistance
ISO 7784 ,ASTM B733, ASTM D1044, ASTM D3451 and morecheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkRequest information
Taber falling sand test
wear resistance
ASTM D154, ASTM D333, ASTM D968, ASTM D2205 and morecheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkRequest information
Chemical resistance test
resistance against chemicals
ISO 2812-1/ ISO 2812-3checkmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkRequest information
Coulometric layer thickness measurement
layer thickness of galvanic layers
ISO 2177checkmarkRequest information
Condensation test
resistance to moisture
ISO 6270/ DIN 50017checkmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkRequest information
Immersion test
resistance to moisture
ISO 2812checkmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkRequest information
Colour measurement
visual characteristics
ISO 2813/ CIE-labcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkRequest information
Machu-test corrosion resistanceQualicoatcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkRequest information
Microscopic analysischeckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkRequest information
Pull off adhesion test
ISO 4624checkmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkRequest information

Advisroy table for mechanical tests

TestStandardsMetalPlasticWoodPaint & Coatings
Organic coatingGalvanic coatingNot coatedCoatedNot coatedCoatedNot coated
Buchholz hardness test
ISO 2815-2003checkmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkRequest information
Cylindrical bending test
ISO 1519checkmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkRequest information
Conical bending test
ASTM D522/ ISO 6860checkmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkRequest information
Layer thickness measurement
layer thickness
ISO 2808/ISO 2360checkmarkRequest information
Pencil hardness
ISO 15184checkmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkRequest information
Diamond test
ISO 2409checkmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmarkRequest information