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PAINT THICKNESS

Because the type of paint, coating system and thickness of the coating contributes to the performance and durability of the final painted product, tests are conducted to ascertain that the coating complies with Metalink specifications. Paint film thicknesses are specifically checked using special equipments such as Positectors and Elcometers. Periodic audits are also done through destructive testing: (10) painted substrate thickness is measured, (2) paint coating is stripped and unpainted substrate thickness likewise measured with (3) the difference being the actual total paint film thickness.

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