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ruitjesmethode

English translation: cross-cut method

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Dutch term or phrase:ruitjesmethode
English translation:cross-cut method
Entered by: Ron Peek
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10:53 Oct 18, 2004
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Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / Inspection of adhesion of zinc galvanisation
Dutch term or phrase: ruitjesmethode
Agreement on inspection of paint works:

'De hechting van de zinklaag wordt gecontroleerd volgens de ruitjesmethode beschreven in aanhangsel A.l van NBN EN 22063.'

What what be the English term for this 'ruitjesmethode' of inspection?

Many thanks in advance,

Ron
Ron Peek
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:51
cross-cut method
Explanation:
The "cross-cut method" is used to test applied coatings. Essentially, a sharp instrument scrapes the coated surface in parallel lines, both horizontally and vertically. An examination is then made of how well the coating adheres at the edges of the squares.
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Ben Hickman
Sweden
Local time: 10:51
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Many thanks Ben!
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cross-cut method


Explanation:
The "cross-cut method" is used to test applied coatings. Essentially, a sharp instrument scrapes the coated surface in parallel lines, both horizontally and vertically. An examination is then made of how well the coating adheres at the edges of the squares.

Ben Hickman
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Many thanks Ben!
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