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Wear Test Data

This report presents the results of Taber Abrasion test conducted on samples of coated steel plates. The testing data analysis was completed on March 21, 2008.

Summary of Results

Average Weight Loss

SteelNye-Kote™Nye-Tef™Nye-Carb™Kanigen®Hard Chrome
Average (grams)0.60260.35790.66390.08690.35790.0502
Standard Deviation0.06750.04840.03050.02800.04840.0001
SteelNye-Kote™Nye-Tef™Nye-Carb™Kanigen®Hard Chrome
Average (grams)0.60260.35790.66390.08690.35790.0502
Standard Deviation0.06750.04840.03050.02800.04840.0001

Average Change in Thickness

SteelNye-Kote™Nye-Tef™Nye-Carb™Kanigen®Hard Chrome
Average (inches)0.00090.00030.00110.00040.00030.0003
Standard Deviation0.00030.00020.00030.00010.00020.00

Sample Identification

The samples were identified as five sets of two specimens. The six test samples were identified as: Steel, Nye-Kote™, Nye-Tef™, Nye-Carb™, Kanigen®, Hard Chrome plated.

Test Method:

The samples were allowed to condition at standard laboratory conditions of 72 +/- 4 F and 50 +/- 5% relative humidity for at least 40 hours prior to testing. Testing was done according to ASTM 4060

Test MethodTest Method TitleTest Method Title
ASTM D4060Standard Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Organic Coatings by the Taber AbraserStandard Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Organic Coatings by the Taber Abraser

Test Data

Taber Abrasion - Weight Loss

Taber Abrasion - Depth of Wear

Steel

SpecimenInitial Weight (grams)Finial Weight (grams)Weight Loss
1142.7978142.24290.5549
2139.3957138.74540.6503
Average0.6026
Standard Deviation0.6026

Nye-Kote™

SpecimenInitial Weight (grams)Finial Weight (grams)Weight Loss
1141.1136140.72150.3921
2143.2902142.96650.3237
Average0.3579
Standard Deviation0.0484

Nye-Tef™

SpecimenInitial Weight (grams)Finial Weight (grams)Weight Loss
1137.6563136.97080.6855
2137.2453136.60290.6424
Average0.6639
Standard Deviation0.0305

Nye-Carb™

SpecimenInitial Weight (grams)Finial Weight (grams)Weight Loss
1142.5368142.43010.1067
2141.9773141.91020.0671
Average0.0869
Standard Deviation0.0280

Kanigen®

SpecimenInitial Weight (grams)Finial Weight (grams)Weight Loss
1141.1136140.72150.3921
2143.2902142.96650.3237
Average0.3579
Standard Deviation0.0484

Hard Chrome

SpecimenInitial Weight (grams)Finial Weight (grams)Weight Loss
1128.6699128.61980.0501
2142.6712142.62090.0503
Average0.0502
Standard Deviation0.0001

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