MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 89, 2017Laboratory Methods
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||09 December 2016|
Laboratory analysis of the main properties and a color stability of a coating layers under the UV loading
1 Technical University of Liberec, Dept. of Design of Machine Elements and Mechanisms, Studentská 2, 461 17, Liberec 1, Czech Rep.
2 Technical University of Liberec, Dept. of Material Engineering, Studentská 2, 461 17, Liberec 1, Czech Rep.
a Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
For individual components as well as for the final products is need to determine their resistance and other mechanical properties, which can be changing due to the various conditions and simultaneously we try to get still closer to the real operating conditions.Currently, given the need to guarantee a perfect quality of the product throughout its entire life cycle, it is necessary to assess the protective layers that are in direct contact with the material itself or with the future products.This article presents the results of testing individual components of the selected materials and their resistance to the UV rays. These were some samples of a prelacquered sheet and a powder coated plate after their forming, next by pigment colored concrete cubes, artificial wood and a prototype sample of the translucent material Licrete. Compared to a conventional climate tests such as heat, cold, humidity or the salt chambers, the colored protection layers were subjected to a strong UV rays. Subsequently was evaluated the change of the colors, brightness and where it was possible also the adhesion parameters and thickness of the coated layer. The measurement wasn’t focused only on the adhesion and color stability, but also to a violation of microstructure due to high temperatures caused by the UV ray. The selected specimens were tested in a device which simulates solar radiation and then were them evaluated the changes of a colors and on the surface structure.
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