ACT Test Panels Fit Variety of Needs
Panels available in range of metal substrates.
ACT Test Panels manufactures standardized test panels in a range of metal substrates. Test panels may be purchased as bare metal or with specific coating layers. Coating options include a variety of iron phosphates, zinc phosphates, aluminum conversion coatings, thin film pretreatments, electrocoats, primers and topcoats. ACT also operates an ISO17025-accredited material test lab that offers paint performance and coating system evaluations. The company also provides compatibility testing, material qualification and approval services.
How do you measure the surface area of a threaded fastener? How much coating would you put on it? How thick of a coating? What about non-threaded fasteners? The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service, of all people, may have come up with the solution for those pondering how to coat sometimes-difficult small pieces using computer imaging and software to compute the area.
Selective brush plating is much more than just a touch-up repair process. Hundreds of applications are using the selective brush plating process to provide surface enhancement coatings to aircraft OEM applications.
A more realistic way to perform salt spray tests.