This thoroughly illustrated, 300-page softcover provides detailed, easy-to-follow instruction on the use of over 40 different coatings inspection instruments. Each of the book’s 11 sections presents full-color images, guided notes, and workshops describing the step-by-step use of instruments, visual standards and test kits for measuring ambient conditions and surface temperature, measuring surface profile depth, assessing surface cleanliness, sampling and testing for soluble salt contamination, calculating and measuring wet film thickness, measuring coating thickness, adhesion testing, detecting pinholes and holidays in coatings and linings, and more. Includes instructions for administering workshops, a glossary of terms, and an index of industry standards.
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