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ASTM Tests Performed:

B 117 Salt Fog
C 580 Flexural Strength and Modulus of Elasticity of Compounds
C 679 Tack-Free Time of Elastomeric Sealants
C 881 Epoxy-Resin-Base Bonding Systems for Concrete
C 882 Bond Strength of Epoxy-Resin Systems By Slant Shear
C 883 Shrinkage of Epoxy-Resin Systems Used With Concrete
C 884 Thermal Compatibility Between Concrete and an Epoxy-Resin Overlay
C 1028 Coefficient of Friction
C 1202 Ability to Resist Chloride Ion Penetration
C 1305 Crack Bridging Ability Waterproofing Membrane
C 1583 Tensile Strength of Concrete Repair
C 1648 Index of Refraction (Beckeline Method)
D 36 Softening Point
D 92 Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup Tester
D 93 Flash Point by Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Tester
D 256 Izod Pendulum Impact Resistance
D 476 Classification for Dry Pigmentary Titanium Dioxide Products
D 482 Ash from Petroleum Products
D 522 Mandrel Bend Test of Attached Organic Coatings
D 523 Specular Gloss
D 535 Specifying Color by the Munsell System
D 562 Cons. / Stormer Viscosity
D 562 Viscosity Using a Stormer-Type Viscometer
D 570 Water Absorption of Plastics
D 638 Tensile Properties of Plastics only
D 648 Deflection Temperature of Plastics Under Flexural Load
D 660 Evaluation Degree of Checking of Exterior Paints
D 661 Evaluating Degree of Cracking of Exterior Paints
D 695 Compressive Properties of Rigid Plastics
D 711 No-Pick-Up Time of Traffic Paint
D 714 Evaluating Degree of Blistering of Paints
D 772 Evaluating Degree of Flaking (Scaling) of Exterior Paints
D 790 Flexural Properties
D 792 Density and Specific Gravity
D 868 Degree of Bleeding of Traffic Paint
D 869 Degree of Settling Paint
D 870 Water Resistance of Coatings Using Water Immersion
D 903 Peel or Stripping Strength of Adhesive Bonds
D 962 Density of Compacted or Sintered Power Metallurgy
D 968 Abrasion Resistance of Organic Coatings by Falling Abrasive
D 969 Degree of Bleeding of Traffic Paint (Withdrawn 2010)
D 1000 180 Degree Peal of Adhesive-Coated
D 1084 Viscosity of Adhesives
D 1155 Roundness of Glass Spheres
D 1200 Viscosity by Ford Viscosity Cup
D 1210 Fineness of Dispersion of Pigment-Vehicle Systems
D 1213 Crushing Resistance of Glass Spheres (Withdrawn 1983)
D 1214 Sieve Analysis of Glass Spheres
D 1259 Nonvolatile Content of Resin Solutions
D 1310 Flash Point and Fire Point of Liquids Open-Cup
D 1394 Chemical Analysis of White Titanium Pigments
D 1475 Density of Coatings
D 1583 Tensile or Bond Strength to Concrete Surfaces
D 1640 Drying, Curing, or Film Formation of Organic Coatings
D 1644 Nonvolatile Content of Varnishes
D 1652 Epoxy Content of Epoxy Resins
D 1653 Water Vapor Transmission of Organic Coating Films
D 1654 Evaluation of Painted or Coated Specimens Subjected to Corrosive Environments
D 1729 Colors and Color Differences of Diffusely-Illuminated Opaque Materials
D 1737 Elongation of Attached Organic Coatings with Cylindrical Mandrel
D 1849 Package Stability of Paint
D 1925 Yellowness Index of Plastics
D 2071 Fatty Nitrogen Products
D 2074 Total, Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Amine Values of Fatty Amines
D 2196 Rheological Properties of Non-Newtonian Materials by Rotational Viscometer
D 2240 Rubber Property–Durometer Hardness
D 2243 Freeze-Thaw Resistance of Water-Borne Coatings (5 cycles)
D 2244 Calculation of Color Tolerances and Color Differences from Instrumentally Measured Color Coordinates
D 2369 Volatile Content of Coatings (For Individual Components of Products)
D 2370 Tensile Properties of Organic Coatings and Sample Prep
D 2371 Pigment Content of Solvent-Reducible Paints
D 2372 Separation of Vehicle From Solvent-Reducible Paints
D 2393 Viscosity of Epoxy Resins (Withdrawn 1986)
D 2471 Gel Time and Peak Exothermic Temperature of Reacting Thermosetting Resins (Withdrawn 2008)
D 2485 Evaluating Coatings For High Temperature Service
D 2486 Scrub Resistance of Wall Paints
D 2556 Apparent Viscosity of Adhesives
D 2566 Linear Shrinkage of Cured Thermosetting Casting Resins
D 2584 Ignition Loss of Cured Reinforced Resins
D 2621 Infrared Identification of Vehicle Solids from Solvent-Reducible
D 2697 Volume Nonvolatile Matter in Clear or Pigmented Coatings
D 2698 Determination of the Pigment Content of Solvent-Reducible Paints by High-Speed Centrifuging
D 2794 Resistance of Organic Coatings to the Effects of Rapid Deformation (Impact)
D 2805 Hiding Power of Paints
D 2832 Determining Volatile and Nonvolatile Content or Paint and Related Coatings
D 3278 Flash Point of Liquids by Small Scale Closed-Cup Apparatus
D 3335 Low Concentrations of Lead, Cadmium, and Cobalt in Paint by Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy
D 3359 Measuring Adhesion by Tape Test
D 3363 Film Hardness by Pencil Test
D 3418 Transition Temperatures and Enthalpies of Fusion and Crystallization of Polymers by Differential Scanning Calorimetry
D 3718 Low Concentrations of Chromium in Paint by Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy
D 3723 Pigment Content of Water Emulsion Paints by Low-Temperature Ashing
D 3759 Breaking Strength and Elongation of Pressure-Sensitive Tape
D 3960 Standard Practice for Determining Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Content of Paints and Related Coatings
D 4060 Abrasion Resistance of Organic Coatings by the Taber Abraser
D 4061 Test Method for Retroreflectance of Horizontal Coatings
D 4214 Evaluating the Degree of Chalking of Exterior Paint Films
D 4239 Sulfur in the Analysis Sample of Coal and Coke Using High-Temperature Tube Furnace Combustion
D 4280 Testing on Extended Life Type, Nonplowable, Raised Retroreflective Pavement Markers
D 4383 Testing on Plowable, Raised Retroreflective Pavement Markers
D 4402 Viscosity Determination of Asphalt at Elevated Temperatures Using a Rotational Viscometer
D 4451 Pigment Content of Paints by Low-Temperature Ashing
D 4505 Daytime and Night Time Color, Skid Resistance and Adhesion at 3 temp., Retroreflection
D 4541 Pull-off Strength of Coatings Using Portable Adhesion Tester
D 4585 Testing Water Resistance of Coatings Using Controlled Condensation
D 4587 Fluorescent UV-Condensation Exposures of Paint and Related Coatings
D 4592 Daytime and Night Time Colors, Retroreflectivity, Skid Resistance and Adhesion
D 4764 Determination by X-ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy of Titanium Dioxide Content in Paint
D 4796 Bond Strength of Thermoplastic Traffic Marking Materials
D 4797 Gravimetric Analysis of White and Yellow Thermoplastic Traffic Marking (Melting, Sample Prep, Binder and Bead Content)
D 4812 Unnotched Cantilever Beam Impact Resistance of Plastics
D 4960 Evaluation of Color for Thermoplastic Traffic Marking Materials
D 5201 Calculating Formulation Physical Constants of Paints and Coatings
D 5380 Identification of Crystalline Pigments and Extenders in Paint by X-ray Diffraction Analysis
D 5381 X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) Spectroscopy of Pigments and Extenders
D 5420 Impact Resistance of Flat, Rigid Plastic Specimen by Means of a Striker Impacted by a Falling Weight (Gardner Impact)
D 5630 Ash Content in Plastics
D 5894 Cyclic Salt Fog/UV Exposure of Painted Metal
D 5895 Evaluating Drying or Curing During Film Formation of Organic Coatings Using Mechanical Recorders
D 6247 Determination of Elemental Content of Polyolefins by Wavelength Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry
D 6474 Determining Molecular Weight Distribution and Molecular Weight Averages of Polyolefins by High Temperature Gel Permeation Chromatography
D 6578 Testing of Graffiti Resistant Coating
D 6628 Specification for Color of Pavement Marking Materials
D 6904 Resistance to Wind-Driven Rain for Exterior Coatings Applied on Masonry
D 7234 Pull-Off Adhesion Strength of Coatings on Concrete
D 7307 Sampling of Thermoplastic Traffic Marking Materials
D 7308 Sample Preparation of Thermoplastic Pavement Marking Materials
D 7539 Using a Test Chamber for Humidity Conditioning of Test Panels of Pavement Marking Paints
D 7661 Determining Compatibility of Personal Lubricants with Natural Rubber Latex Condoms
D 7735 Type A Durometer Hardness Testing of Thermoplastic Pavement Marking at Elevated Temperatures
D 8161 Impact Resistance of Thermoplastic Pavement Marking Materials
E 28 Softening Point of Resin Derived from Pine Chemicals and Hydrocarbons, by Ring-and-Ball Apparatus
E 70 pH of Liquid Paint
E 96 Water Vapor Transmission of Organic Coating Films (Test Sample Prep for Wet or Dry)
E 303  Skid Resistance Wet by British Pendulum Tester
E 313 Calculating Yellowness and Whiteness Indices from Instrumentally Measured Color Coordinates
E 384 Microindentation Hardness of Materials
E 1252 Obtaining Infrared Spectra for Qualitative Analysis
E 1347 Color and Color-Difference Measurement by Tristimulus Colorimetry
E 1349 Reflectance Factor and Color by Spectrophotometry Using Bidirectional (45°:0° or 0°:45°) Geometry
E 1356 Assignment of the Glass Transition Temperatures by Differential Scanning Calorimetry
E 1710 Measurement of Retroreflective Pavement Marking Materials with CEN-Prescribed Geometry Using a Portable Retroreflectometer
E 2176 Coefficient of Retroreflected Luminance of Pavement Mark
E 2177 Coefficient of Retroreflected Luminance of Pavement Markings in a Standard Condition of Continuous Wetness
E 2832 Coefficient of Retroreflected Luminance of Pavement Markings in a Standard Condition of Continuous Wetting (RL-2)
F 716
F 2617 Heavy Metals in Polymeric Materials by XRF
G 20 Chemical Resistance of Pipeline Coatings
G 154 Operating Fluorescent Ultraviolet (UV) Lamp Apparatus
G 155 Operating Xenon Arc Light Apparatus for Exposure

AASHTO Tests Performed:

M 235 Epoxy Resin Adhesives Testing
M 237/T 237 Type I-IV Testing of Epoxy Resins
M 249/T 250 Thermoplastic Pavement Marking Testing
M 249/T 250 Preform Thermoplastic Pavement Marking Testing
NTPEP HFST NTPEP High Friction and Thin Overlays Testing
PP-79 High Friction Resin Testing
R 31 Protective Coating Systems for Structural Steel Testing
T 277/ASTM C 1202 Chloride Ion Penetration
ACI 503 / ASTM D7234 Tensile Cohesion/ Bond Strength of Epoxy on Concrete

EPA Tests Performed:

EPA:3052 / 6010 EPA Methods 3052 and 6010 for Pb and As
EPA:SW5050 / SW9056 EPA SW 5050 – Bomb Preparation Method for Solid Waste
EPA:TCLP Metal & Sample Prep Testing of sample under EPA 1311 and 6010B & 7407A

Fed Std. Tests Performed:

Fed Std:TTB 1325D- type I DC Testing of glass beads per 1325D
Fed Std:TTP:1952F Table 1 or 2 1952F Table 1 or 2 Waterbased Paint testing
Fed Std 141: paint testing Fed Std 141 paint testing

Other Tests Performed:

ACI 503 / ASTM D7234 Tensile Cohesion/ Bond Strength of Epoxy on Concrete