The Italian Institute of Welding Group's Laboratory is able to carry out tests for the characterisation of painting processes in accordance with International Standards or with reference to Customer Specifications. In the IIS Group, the interaction with IIS CERT (for the certification activities) and IIS SERVICE (for the Technical Assistance and Tests Engineering) can guarantee an integrated Service, whose added value goes beyond the simple execution of the Test.

The Italian Institute of Welding Group's Laboratory is able to carry out in its premises the following Tests on coatings:

  • thickness measurement of coatings applied to a substrate in accordance with UNI EN ISO 2808  Methods 6B, 7C and 7D;
  • cross-cut test on paints and varnishes in accordance with UNI EN ISO 2409 or ASTM D3359
  • pull-off test for adhesion of paints and varnishes in accordance with  UNI EN ISO 4624
  • gritting resistance test in accordance with UNI EN 13261
  • colour determination in accordance with UNI 8941
  • determination of gloss value in accordance with UNI EN ISO 2813
  • bend test with cylindrical mandrel in accordance with UNI EN ISO 1519
  • cupping test in accordance with UNI EN ISO 1520
  • Buchholz indentation test in accordance with UNI EN ISO 2815
  • water resistance in cilmatic chamber at controlled RH accordance with ASTM D2247
  • rapid-deformation (impact resistance) test in accordance with  UNI EN ISO 6272
  • determination of resistance to liquids in accordance with UNI EN ISO 2812-1
  • degree of cure in accordance with UNI 9852
  • salt spray test with NSS solution
  • thermal cycling in climatic chamber
  • cyclic mechanical loads resistance in accordance with UNI EN 13261

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