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SP before RISE
EXSELENT on Porous Materials
3D-printing and additive manufacturing
Battery and Hybrid Systems
Fuel Storage Safety
Heat Pumping Technology
Novel Designs at Sea
Wise Measurements for Smart grids
Zero Emission Buildings
Mistra Future Fashion
Concrete and stone
Fire resistance coatings
The eco-label The Flower
Temperature Centre at SP
| Protective coatings
We carry out evaluation of protective coatings for steel structures, industry and off-shore by means of accelerated testing, out-door exposures and chemical analyses.
Examples of methods that we use are:
ISO 12944 and ISO 20340 for qualification and classification in C classes.
Accelerated testing according to for instance ACT (previously called VICT, a method used by Volvo Car and Scania Trucks), VDA.
Out-door exposures at Bohus-Malmön according to Swedish specifications for steel structures
Chemical and other analyses we use are for example:
GC-MS (Gas Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry)
LC-MS-MS (Liquid Chromatography with double Mass Spectrometry)
SEM (Scanning Electron Microscopy)
Color measurements (CIE Lab etc.)
AFM, gloss etc.
Depth profiling with planar microtome
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