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Certification & Testing

Powdertech operate an LRQA approved Quality Management System ISO9001 : 2008. Cert No LRQ 0963080

INTERNAL TESTING

  • On-line and off-line tests are undertaken during production.
  • Representative production panels are retained by Powdertech for up to 20 years.
  • On-line tests include: gloss, film thickness, adhesion and colour.
  • Off-line tests include: permeability (boil) test, bend test, cross hatch, saw test and impact test.
  • Pre-treatment systems are checked and adjusted every day as necessary.
  • Oven temperatures are continually monitored.

EXTERNAL TESTING

  • Representative panels every 6-months for compliance with ISO 12206
  • Representative panels every 4-weeks for pre-treatment compliance

PROJECT SPECIFIC

  • Powdertech produces project specific process records and checks if required.

CERTIFICATION

  • Coating powders are Qualicoat Class 1 and Class 2 approved.
  • Powder coating processes and inspection meet BS6496 / ISO12206 (Aluminium) and BS6497/ISO13438 (Galvanized Steel) performance criteria.
  • Syntha Pulvin powders are British Board of Agreement (BBA) approved. Certificate No 94/3041

POWERBLAST

  • Shot blasting conforms to BS EN ISO 14920 & 14921

POWDERTECH WOOD FINISH

  • Independantly tested to BS6496 performance criteria.

THERMOPLASTIC

Plascoat performance criteria:

  • Weathering: QUV ASTM G53-77. 2000hrs. No significant change in colour or loss of gloss.
  • Florida: 3 years. No significant change in colour or loss of gloss.

Salt Spray: ISO 7253.

  • Aluminium-Scribed or Unscribed: No loss of adhesion after 1000 hours
  • Steel-Unscribed: No blistering or corrosion after 10,000hrs
  • Steel- Scribed: Loss of adhesion <10mm from scribe. 

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