Taber Abrasion

Taber Abrasion testing determines the resistance of organic coatings to abrasion produced by the Taber Abraser on coatings applied to metal panels. Taber Abrasion Testing During a Taber Abrasion Test, the coating is applied at a uniform thickness on the test panels and after curing, the surface is abraded by rotating the panel under weighted abrasive wheels. The load on …

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Salt Spray Testing

The Salt Spray Test, also known as a Salt Fog Test is an accelerated corrosion test and a standard in the industry examining the resistance of a coating to a high humidity and high salt content environment. Salt Spray Testing This test is particularly valuable for examining coatings that are going to be used in marine applications where there is …

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Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) Testing

Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) testing is a thermoanalytical technique used to determine the transition temperatures and enthalpies and other thermal properties of polymers. DSC Testing DSC typically measure the glass transition temperature and enthalpies to determine the degree of cure and cross-link density of thermosetting polymer, which are relating to the physical/chemical properties of the applied coating products. The cross-link …

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Type of Pipeline Inspection

There are few things as important as a coating inspection for your pipeline to ensure its integrity and safety in the field by reducing corrosion. In addition to oil and gas inspection services, Charter Coating offers pipeline inspection services that keeps your company up and running at all times. A Pipeline Coating Inspection Reduces Failure According to many recent studies from pipeline inspection services …

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Charter’s Autoclave Laboratory

Do you need the services of an autoclave laboratory to ensure the integrity and safety of your equipment or products? Specializing in the ability to test and inspect coatings for their ability to prevent corrosion and performance failure in the field, Charter Coating Service provides an autoclave lab, adhesion lab and coating lab to help your business stay safe and profitable. Tests Performed in Our Corrosion Testing …

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Do You Need a Coating Failure Analysis?

What went wrong? That’s the question business owners ask themselves after experiencing an equipment or product failure in the field. At that point, time and money are already lost. Rather than take a “wait and see”, reactive approach to problem solving, why not be proactive and schedule a coating failure analysis? Why Failures Occur No matter how careful you are about …

About Charter Coating Laboratory and Inspection

About Charter Coating Laboratory and Inspection

For companies that are plagued by corrosion problems and wish to keep products safe and problem-free, Charter Coating Service offers a coating laboratory and/or coating inspection service. We provide the knowledge and expertise necessary to fight the battle against corrosion that affects so many parts of your business. In addition to advising you on the proper coatings, mastics and paints to protect your …