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Tru2Hue MDF Wood Powder Coating Performance Data


Performance Characteristics:

Shrinkage and Heat Resistance    
KCMA 9.1 -- Delta E of up to 1.5 units


Hot and Cold Check Resistance       
KCMA 9.2 -- No effect


Chemical Resistance    
KCMA 9.3 -- No effect under vinegar, lemon juice, orange juice, catsup, coffee, olive oil, 100% proof alcohol, detergent, and mustard.


Crosshatch Adhesion             
ASTM D3359 -- 5B


Humidity Test                
ASTM D2247-94 -- No change after 2,000 hours


QUV   
ASTM G-53-88 -- No gloss or color change through 1,000 hours of exposure


Pencil Hardness            
ASTM D3363 -- 2H (scratch) 6H (gouge)


Hoffman Scratch               
MPTM -- Pass 500-70                                


Taber Abrasion Resistance       
NEMA LD3-3.13 -- 90 to 120 mg / 100 cycles


Solvent Resistance            
MEK, 50 double rubs -- No effect


Boiling Water                
Nema LD3 3.5 -- No effect


Heat Aging                
MPTM -- No effect



Application Parameters:


Substrate MDF Application:
Corona


Spray Coating Thickness:
2 to 8 mils (measured by Positector 100-B2 thickness gauge)


Cure Conditions:
Dwell times of 1 to 10 minutes depending on oven type and temperature settings. Typically, part temperatures do not exceed 270°F.



Clean Ability/Stain Test:


Coffee                    
Nema LD3 3.4 -- No effect


Household Detergent            
Nema LD3 3.4 --No effect


VM&P Naphtha               
Nema LD3 3.4 -- No effect


Tea                    
Nema LD3 3.4 -- No effect


Grape Juice                
Nema LD3 3.4 -- No effect


Ink Felt Pen, (non perm, black)        
Nema LD3 3.4 -- No effect


Citric Acid Solution            
Nema LD3 3.4 -- No effect


Household Ammonia (non sudsing)     
Nema LD3 3.4 -- No effect


Vegetable Cooking Oil            
Nema LD3 3.4 -- No effect


Mustard                
Nema LD3 3.4 -- No effect


Catsup                    
Nema LD3 3.4 -- No effect


Powder Coatings may vary depending on board quality and process conditions.



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Jeff Humphrey,
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Direct: 320-257-6140
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