Test and Analysis

BOTEK R&D Chemistry Inc. test laboratories, customer-oriented quality control processes, the goals of achieving the right and reliable result at the first time, and continuous improvement approaches. Test laboratories carry out their activities with an innovative, solution-oriented and competent team that is accredited with TR Test Solution Partnership and SSB, in compliance with current standards and regulations, respectful of human health and the environment, and constantly analyzing corporate and process-based risks.

Chemical raw material, energetic material, composite material and intermediate product tests are carried out in the Test Laboratory. Some of the main test groups within our infrastructure are as follows:

  • ASTM D1475 Standard Test Method for Density of Liquid Coatings, Inks, and Related Products
  • ASTM D1210-05(2022) Standard Test Method for Fineness of Dispersion of Pigment-Vehicle Systems by Hegman-Type Gage
  • ASTM D3960 Standard Practice for Determining Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Content of Paints and Related Coatings
  • ASTM D562 Standard Test Method for Consistency of Paints Measuring Krebs Unit (KU) Viscosity Using a Stormer-Type Viscometer
  • ASTM D1296 Standard Test Method for Odor of Volatile Solvents and Diluents
  • ASTM D1200 Standard Test Method for Viscosity by Ford Viscosity Cup
  • ASTM D3359 Standard Test Methods for Rating Adhesion by Tape Test
  • ASTM D4541 Standard Test Method for Pull-Off Strength of Coatings Using Portable Adhesion Testers
  • ASTM D7243  Standard Guide for Measuring the Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity of Paper Industry Sludges
  • MIL-PRF-85285F – Article 4.6.11 Tape resistance
  • ASTM D6905 - Standard Practice for Impact Flexibility of Organic Coatings
  • ASTM D2794 - Standard Test Method for Resistance of Organic Coatings to the Effects of Rapid Deformation (Impact)
  • ASTM D522/522M - Standard Test Methods for Mandrel Bend Test of Attached Organic Coatings
  • ASTM D2244 - Standard Practice for Calculation of Color Tolerances and Color Differences from Instrumentally Measured Color Coordinates
  • ASTM D523 - Standard Test Method for Specular Gloss
  • ASTM D2244 - Standard Practice for Calculation of Color Tolerances and Color Differences from Instrumentally Measured Color Coordinates.
  • ASTM D523 - Standard Test Method for Specular Gloss.
  • ASTM E1164 Standard Practice for Obtaining Spectrometric Data for Object-Color Evaluation
  • ASTM D1003 Standard Test Method for Haze and Luminous Transmittance of Transparent Plastics
  • ASTM D5402 - Standard Practice for Assessing the Solvent Resistance of Organic Coatings Using Solvent Rubs
  • ASTM D2244 - Standard Practice for Calculation of Color Tolerances and Color Differences from Instrumentally Measured Color Coordinates
  • MIL-PRF-85285F – Article 4.6.7 Fluid resistance
  • ASTM D3363 - Standard Test Method for Film Hardness by Pencil Test
  • ASTM B117 - Standard Practice for Operating Salt Spray (Fog) Apparatus
  • ASTM B368 Standard Test Method for Copper-Accelerated Acetic Acid-Salt Spray (Fog) Testing (CASS Test)
  • ASTM B380 Standard Test Method for Corrosion Testing of Decorative Electrodeposited Coatings by the Corrodkote Procedure
  • ASTM G85 Standard Practice for Modified Salt Spray (Fog) Testing
  • ASTM D1735 Standard Practice for Testing Water Resistance of Coatings Using Water Fog Apparatus
  • ASTM E275 - Standard Practice for Describing and Measuring Performance of Ultraviolet and Visible Spectrophotometers
  • ASTM-G-26 - Practice for Operating Light-Exposure Apparatus (Xenon-Arc Type) With and Without Water for Exposure of Nonmetallic Materials
  • DIN 53231 - Artificial Weathering And Ageing Of Paint Coatings By Exposure To Filtered Xenon Arc Radiation
  • ISO 11341 - Paints and varnishes - Artificial weathering and exposure to artificial radiation - Exposure to filtered xenon-arc radiation.
  • Solar Spectrum Reflectomer (ASTM E308)
  • ASTM E308 - Standard Practice for Computing the Colors of Objects by Using the CIE System
  • ASTM E408 Standard Test Methods for Total Normal Emittance of Surfaces Using Inspection-Meter Techniques
  • ASTM D823 - Standard Practices for Producing Films of Uniform Thickness of Paint, Coatings and Related Products on Test Panels
  • TS 2311 - Non-magnetic coatings on magnetic substrates - Measurement of coating thickness – Magnetic method
  • TS EN ISO 2178 - Non-magnetic coatings on magnetic substrates - Measurement of coating thickness - Magnetic method (ISO 2178:2016)
  • ASTM D1364-22 Standard Test Method for Water in Volatile Solvents (Karl Fischer Reagent Titration Method)
  • ASTM D5162 Standard Practice for Discontinuity (Holiday) Testing of Nonconductive Protective Coating on Metallic Substrates