Laboratory Testing

Protecting the Future

Our in-house laboratory is equipped with apparatus and chemicals necessary to carry out the testing and controlling of the process and the finished products.

All the mechanical tests are carried out on 0.8mm 150mm x 50mm 5005 H24 alloy panels, and the chemical etch rates are carried out on 2.0mm 150mm x 50mm 6063 T6 alloy.

All testing is carried out to the Qualicoat specification.

  • Appearance
  • Gloss
  • Coating thickness
  • Adhesion
  • Indentation
  • Cupping test
  • Bend test
  • Impact test
  • Resistance to boiling water
  • Polymerisation test

Our chemical and powder suppliers carry out regular 1000 hour acetic acid salt spray resistance test on our work.