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What you need to know about ISO Corrosivity Categories

Corrosion testing on HVAC coatings can be conducted according to a number of standards, including ASTM-B117, ISO 9227, ISO 12944-6, and ISO 20340. Of these tests, the one we believe represents actual service environments most closely is ISO 12944-9 (formerly ISO 20340) vs. the more common ASTM B-117. ISO classifies

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ASTM B-117 vs. ISO 20340/ISO 12944-9 – what’s the difference?

ASTM B-117 was the first nationally recognized salt spray standard. Published in 1939, this salt spray test is widespread and often recognized as the “gold standard” in corrosion testing. However, ISO 20340 offers a more realistic and updated method of testing, representing a significant improvement over ASTM B-117. When the

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Fume exposure chemical testing may not be enough for your HVAC-R equipment

HVAC-R coating chemical resistance is often tested using fume exposure. While this method of testing can provide information on the anticipated level of protection for HVAC-R equipment, in certain applications, spot/direct exposure tests may provide better information about your equipment’s longevity in real-world conditions. It is important to conduct spot/direct

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Are you getting the HVAC-R coating you expect?

For over 80 years, Heresite coatings have been used to protect HVAC-R equipment in the harshest environments. We’re proud of our history, and we’re proud to continue to offer products like P-413, which recently met the demanding offshore marine requirements of ISO 20340.  These are tested, proven, real-world results. Unfortunately,

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Heresite’s New P-413 Becomes First HVAC-R Coil/Radiator Coating to Meet ISO 12944-9 (formerly ISO 20340) Standard

Offshore paint qualification standard approximates real-world environmental conditions Manitowoc, Wis. (June 23, 2017) – Heresite, a leader in the development of thin film corrosion resistant coatings, has successfully met the demanding requirements of ISO 20340 – regarded as a key corrosion standard for performance coating systems destined for offshore structures,

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