Aerofin Laboratories can conduct quantitative tests for evaluating the hardness & scratch resistance of organic and inorganic coatings on various substrates.
A method of determining hardness of a single coating or paint system. Testing is conducted by pushing pencils of known hardness over a coatings surface at a constant angle and with a known force and assessing its resistance to marking or deformation.
BS EN ISO 15184
A test method for determining the resistance of a single coating or paint system to penetration by scratching with a stylus loaded with a specified load.
Results can be obtained for either:
BS EN ISO 1518-1