Coating Appearance Testing

Assured Testing Services has the capability to perform coating appearance and hardness tests, such as gloss readings, Hunter color determination, and pencil hardness.


These tests can be performed on coatings that have been exposed to UV, xenon, salt spray, or cyclic corrosion exposure testing.


Readings are typically taken both before and after exposure for comparative purposes.

Common Coating Appearance specifications include:​

  • Gloss (ASTM D523)

  • L*a*b* color (ASTM D2244)

  • Pencil hardness (ASTM D3363)


Assured Testing Services features multiple appearance, color, gloss, and other equipment relevant for providing accurate results based on the specified methodology

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