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Laboratory Testing and Calibration Facilities

  • Salt spray corrosion testing

  • Acetic acid salt spray resistance

  • Resistance to humid atmospheres containing sulphur dioxide

  • QUV-A and QUV-B accelerated weathering

  • Film thickness

  • ATR-Fourier transform infrared (IR) Spectroscopy

  • X-ray diffraction (XRD) and X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysis

  • SEM-EDS Analysis

  • Optical digital microscopy with microphotography capabilities

  • Differential scanning calometery (DSC)

  • Thermal gravimetric analysis (TGA)

  • Adhesion (Various methods)

  • Abrasion (Taber)

  • Impact resistance testing

  • Immersion (various liquids) service testing

  • Scratch resistance testing

  • Flow qualities and spreading rates of coatings

  • Application qualities of paints

  • Appearance of coatings

  • Water and chemical absorption testing

  • Coating compatibility testing

  • Chemical resistance/ degree of curing testing

  • Surface contamination testing

  • Chemical cleaning of materials

  • Degree of gloss

  • Colour change (Colour-eye method)

  • Volatile organic compound (VOC) measurements of coatings

  • Hardness testing (Various methods)

  • Elasticity, extensibility, elongation, and flexibility testing

  • Indentation, impact, penetration testing

  • Atmospheric, water and soil corrosivity testing

  • Permeability of paints, varnishes, plastics, cellophanes etc.

  • Real-world (natural) exposure testing

  • Coating resistance to numerous materials

  • Coating destruction resistance testing 

  • Sieve analysis

  • Specialised photography and reporting programmes

  • Curing time

  • Soil Analyses (Morphology, chemical composition, mineralogy etc.) 

  • Water Analyses (Chemical composition, SANS 241 etc.)

  • Laboratory application of coatings

  • Viscosity testing

  • Conductivity testing (Soil, water etc.)

  • Cathodic disbondment testing

  • Temperature resistance

  • Hiding power of paint

  • Electrical inspection of coating

  • Solid content of coatings

Also testing in accordance with:

  • ISO/SANS 1217

  • Qualicoat

  • Qualanod

  • AWWA C213

  • CSA Z245

  • ISO/SANS 4628

  • SANS 241

  • ISO/SANS 12944

  • ISO 2812

   -    Including many other product             

        specifications and standards

Paint, Corrosion, Material and Environmental Consulting & Testing Services

ORYTECH (PTY) LTD

20 Years of Excellence
Contact us:  +27 11 472 7123
Johannesburg, South Africa

COATINGS, CORROSION, MATERIALS AND ENVIRONMENTAL

CONSULTING, TESTING AND FIELD SERVICES 

ORYTECH (PTY) LTD

21 Years of Excellence
Contact us:  +27 11 472 7123
Johannesburg, South Africa