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MACHU test


Accelerated corrosion test for coatings as prescribed in the Qualicoat specifications.

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Test method standards: 

Test procedure:

Test panels are immersed in a bath of water, sodium chloride and hydrogen peroxide. At the end of the test, the samples are checked for corrosion, blistering and detachment.

This method is often used as a screening tool or preliminary test for rapid evaluation (48 hour test) of corrosion resistance.

Lead time:

5 business days



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