Chapter 8. Analytical Methods

  1. Dwight G. Weldon

Published Online: 13 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470744673.ch8

Failure Analysis of Paints and Coatings, Revised Edition

Failure Analysis of Paints and Coatings, Revised Edition

How to Cite

Weldon, D. G. (2009) Analytical Methods, in Failure Analysis of Paints and Coatings, Revised Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470744673.ch8

Author Information

  1. Weldon Laboratories, Inc, PO Box 40, Imperial, PA 15126, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 13 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470697535

Online ISBN: 9780470744673

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Keywords:

  • analytical tools for investigating coating failures;
  • identifying location, or locus of failure;
  • American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) test methods for measuring hardness;
  • infrared spectroscopy as failure analysis tool;
  • chromatography - science of separating individual components from complex mixture;
  • gel permeation chromatography (GPC) and GPC column;
  • ion chromatography - HPLC technique for determining salt content of aqueous samples;
  • energy-dispersive spectrometer (EDS)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Light Microscopy

  • Infrared Spectroscopy

  • Gas Chromatography (GC)

  • Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC)

  • Ion Chromatography

  • Scanning Electron Microscopy

  • Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)

  • Miscellaneous Methods of Analysis

  • References