0709800 324 9584 | 3333 R. ARRINGTON N.  BHAM, AL 35234Induron’s new Ceramic Epoxies provide the ultimate protection avai...
0709DESCRIPTION:IMPACT RESISTANCEAs you can see from the close up of the140 in./lb. result, there is only thebeginning of ...
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Ceramic epoxy flexibility testing

  1. 1. 0709800 324 9584 | 3333 R. ARRINGTON N.  BHAM, AL 35234Induron’s new Ceramic Epoxies provide the ultimate protection available in the waterand wastewater industry today. These 100% epoxies provide the best corrosionprotection available because of their Unrivaled Film Build, Absolute MinimalUndercutting and Ultra-Low Permeability. They also provide a characteristic that iscertainly unique for Ceramic anything … Flexibility.MANDREL BENDDescription:Above is a picture of a steel panel painted with 20+ mils of Induron Perma-Safe 100Ceramic Epoxy. This panel has been tested for flexibility via the Mandrel Bend ASTM D522-88 Method A. The first picture shows the side angle of a ½ ” Diameter Bend, or inother terms a 120˚ bend. The second shot shows a close up of this same steel panel.Notice that there is no cracking, delamination or failure of any kind on the surface. If astructure painted with any of the Induron Ceramic Epoxies withstood a 120˚ bend, thenthe adherence of the paint would be of minor concern. However, the Induron CeramicEpoxy would stick!PERFORMANCE DATAFLEXIBILITY TESTING
  2. 2. 0709DESCRIPTION:IMPACT RESISTANCEAs you can see from the close up of the140 in./lb. result, there is only thebeginning of hairline cracking around theperimeter of the indented crater. Morethan 100 in./lbs. of direct impact on anysurface, either concrete or steel willdamage the structure itself. You will beglad to know that all of the InduronCeramic Epoxies are flexible enough tohandle the impact and still providecorrosion protection!Adjacent is a picture of a steel panelpainted with 30+ mils of InduronPermaClean 100 Ceramic Epoxy that hasbeen tested for Hardness (another way tomeasure flexibility) via the ImpactResistance test ASTM D 2794-84. Threeindividual tests were performed on thispanel with increasing loads, 100 in/lbs.,120 in./lbs. and 140 in./lbs. of DirectImpact. Induron publishes 80 in./lbs.impact resistance for PermaClean 100.

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