Chapter 12. Specifications and Testing

  1. Dr. Hans-Joachim Streitberger5 and
  2. Dr. Karl-Friedrich Dössel6
  1. Gabi Kiegle-Böckler1,
  2. Gerhard Pausch2,
  3. Jörg Schwarz3,
  4. Dr. Hans-Joachim Streitberger5 and
  5. Gerhard Wagner4

Published Online: 5 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527622375.ch12

Automotive Paints and Coatings, Second Edition

Automotive Paints and Coatings, Second Edition

How to Cite

Kiegle-Böckler, G., Pausch, G., Schwarz, J., Streitberger, H.-J. and Wagner, G. (2008) Specifications and Testing, in Automotive Paints and Coatings, Second Edition (eds H.-J. Streitberger and K.-F. Dössel), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527622375.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Market & Management Sustainability in Business, Patronatsstr. 13, 48165 Münster, Germany

  2. 6

    Dupont Performance Coatings, Christbusch 25, 42285 Wuppertal, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    BYK-Gardner GmbH, Lausitzerstr. 8, 82538 Geretsried, Germany

  2. 2

    Pausch Messtechnik GmbH, Nordstr. 53, 42781 Haan, Germany

  3. 3

    Daimler AG, Werk Sindelfingen – B 430 – PWT/VBT, 71059 Sindelfingen, Germany

  4. 4

    Dupont Performance Coatings, Qualitätsprüfung, Christbusch 25, 42285 Wuppertal, Germany

  5. 5

    Market & Management Sustainability in Business, Patronatsstr. 13, 48165 Münster, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527309719

Online ISBN: 9783527622375

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Keywords:

  • automotive paints;
  • automotive coatings;
  • specifications;
  • testing;
  • color;
  • appearance;
  • visual evaluation;
  • visual evaluation of color;
  • weathering resistance of automotive coatings;
  • corrosion protection;
  • mechanical properties

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Color and Appearance

    • Visual Evaluation of Appearance

      • Specular Gloss Measurement

      • Visual Evaluation of Distinctness-of-Image (DOI)

      • Measurement of Distinctness-of-Image

      • Visual Evaluation of ‘Orange Peel’

      • Instrumental Measurement of Waviness (Orange Peel)

      • The Structure Spectrum and its Visual Impressions

      • Outlook of Appearance Measurement Techniques

    • Visual Evaluation of Color

      • Solid Colors

      • Metallic and Interference Colors

      • Color Measurement of Solid Colors

      • Color Measurement of Metallic and Interference Coatings

      • Typical Applications of Color Control in the Automotive Industry

      • Color Measurement Outlook

  • Weathering Resistance of Automotive Coatings

    • Introduction

    • Environmental Impact on Coatings

      • Natural Weathering

      • Artificial Weathering

      • New Developments

    • Standards for Conducting and Evaluating Weathering Tests

    • Correlation Between Artificial and Natural Weathering Results

  • Corrosion Protection

    • Introduction

    • General Tests for Surface Protection

    • Special Tests for Edge Protection, Contact Corrosion, and Inner Part Protection

    • Total Body Testing in Proving Grounds

  • Mechanical Properties

    • General Remarks

    • Hardness

      • Pendulum Damping

      • Indentation Hardness

      • Scratch Hardness

    • Adhesion and Flexibility

      • Pull-Off Testing

      • Cross Cut

      • Steam Jet

      • Bending

      • Cupping

      • Impact Testing by Falling Weight

    • Stone-Chip Resistance

      • Standardized Multi-Impact Test Methods

      • Single-Impact Test Methods

    • Abrasion

      • Taber Abraser

      • Abrasion Test by Falling Abrasive Sand

    • Scratch Resistance

      • Crockmeter Test

      • Wet-Scrub Abrasion Test

      • Simulation of Car Wash

      • Nanoscratch Test

    • Bibliography, Standards