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The test values quoted below are for standard colors of European material metal roofing tiles under normal well washed conditions of exposure. Product may not be suitable if it is intended to be used in an exterior application that is within 1km of salt marine locations, severe industrial and abnormally corrosive environments, or in applications where it will be wholly or partially buried in the ground. Before purchasing the product, please contact your nearest ZIM Group Inc dealer to ensure the suitability of the product application.

AMERICAN STANDARD
Substrate ASTM D2092
Paint Coating ASTM D01.53
   
Preferred Substrates SUPERGALUM AZ150 Steel or HDG Steel
Pretreatment Corrosion resistant proprietary conversion coating
Finish Coat Universal corrosion inhibitive primer. Nominal thickness 5
Baking Coat Custom formulated Shadow Grey. Nominal film thickness 5
Color A range of standard colors are available upon request
Gloss Nominal 3% (60°)

 

LINE TESTED PROPERTIES
Property Measured By Test Method Results
       
Hardness Pencil ASTM D3363 NCCA Tech. Bull. 4.2.5 H or Harder
       
Impact Reverse ASTM D2794 NCCA Tech. Bull. 4.2.6 1/2inx1kgx50cm
       
Flexibility T-Bend ASTM D4145 NCCA Tech.Bull. 4.2.8 Maximum 1T
       
Specular Gloss 60° Meter ASTM D523 1~5%
       
Resistance to color change QUV (1000 hours) ASTM G53 E Hunterlab: intermediate color:?7 unit, eg Wheat
     
Natural well washed exposure (10years) ASTM D822 E Hunterlab: intermediate color:?7 unit, eg Wheat
       
Resistance to chalking QUV (1000 hours) ASTM G53 Chalk rating: ?6
     
Natural well washed exposure (10years) ASTM D822 Chalk rating: 6
       
Resistance to corrosion Salt spray (1000 hours) ASTM B117 NCCA Tech. Bull. 5.4.6 Blister size:#6 few No loss of adhesion
       
Resistance to humidity 1000 hours ASTM D2247 NCCA Tech. Bull. 5.4.5 Blister size:#8 few No loss of adhesion
           
Property Measured By Test Method Results
Resistance to acids Exposure ASTM D1308 (3.1.1) No discoloration No blistering
       
Resistance to alkalis Exposure ASTM D1308 (3.1.1) No discoloration No blistering
       
Resistance to solvents Exposure ASTM D5402 No discoloration No blistering
       
Adhesion Natural well washed exposure (10years) ASTM D3359 No flaking or peeling
       
Resistance to heat Exposure 60°C, 16 hours ASTM D6491 Color change: E Hunterlab: ?3 units
       
Flexibility T-Bend ASTM D4145 NCCA Tech.Bull. 4.2.8 Maximum 2T (no peel-off)
       
Resistance to abrasion Taber Abrasion-1000g CS 10 wheels ASTM D4060 20mg per 100 cycles
     
Scratch   Typically 2000g
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