Characterization of paint coatings, corrosion


You want to analyze or characterize your paint or varnish coatings as part of a production monitoring control, or to develop and fine-tune your paint range, or your R&D.

Etim can help you choose the tests you need.

Etim can meet your needs in terms of series production monitoring and short lead times.

02Technical resources

  • Abrasimeter
  • Scratch tester
  • FORD tray
  • Gloss meter
  • Light booth
  • Colorimeter
  • QCT condenser
  • Climatic chambers
  • Salt fog chambers (neutral)
  • Stamper
  • Muffle furnace
  • Bending tools (cylindrical and conical mandrels)
  • Persoz hardness tester
  • Positector (thickness measurement)
  • Positest (traction on glued stud)
  • Grids for adhesion testing
  • Drop tower

03Our services

  • Coating thickness measurement
  • Gloss measurement
  • Colorimetry measurement
  • Persoz hardness measurement
  • Adhesion measurement
  • Scratch resistance measurement
  • Wear resistance (abrasion)
  • Squaring tests
  • Stamping tests
  • Mandrel bending tests
  • Salt spray resistance tests
  • Impact tests
  • Bending test
  • Wet poultice
  • Filiform corrosion test
  • Salt spray aging
  • Condensation tests
  • Ageing in fluid immersion (in FORD tank or other

04Standards and accreditations

Characterization of paint coatings

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