ACT manufactures standardized test panels from a wide range of metal substrates including cold rolled steel, stainless steel, galvanized steel, numerous aluminum alloys, and a variety of die cast substrates. These standardized test panels may be purchased as bare metal or with specific coating layers. Coating options include a variety of iron phosphates, zinc phosphates, aluminum conversion coatings, thin film pretreatments, electrocoats, primers, and topcoats.
ACT also operates an ISO 17025 accredited independent materials testing laboratory. Our laboratory specializes in paint performance and coating system evaluations for the Automotive, Aerospace, Ag and Construction Equipment, Architectural, and Military industries. We perform a full range of tests including Cyclic Corrosion, Salt Spray, Humidity, UV Exposure, Acid Salt Spray, Copper Acetic Salt Spray, Fluid and Chemical Resistance Testing, and many others. Our ability to apply coatings from pretreatment and electrocoat to liquid and powder paint systems has uniquely positioned us to provide compatibility testing, material qualification testing, and approval services as well.
For a complete listing of our test panels and the testing services we offer please visit our website.