Paul N. Gardner USA (Columbia, MD) introduces its new X-Cut Cross Hatch Adhesion Tester. Avoid costly adhesion failures and ensure your coatings are long-lasting, resilient and dependable with the New Gardco X-Cut Cross Hatch Adhesion Tester.
You can easily evaluate the adhesion of your coatings, improving quality control, safety assurance, and product reliability by eliminating guesswork and preventing coating failure with this simple adhesion tool and its kit options.
Designed for one of the most popular adhesion test Methods, ASTM D3359 (Method A) Standard Test Method for Measuring Adhesion by Tape Test for coatings that exceed 5 mils, the X-Cut adhesion tester is the tool of choice for consistent, reliable, inexpensive adhesion tests in the lab or field.
By using the Gardco X-Cut template tool and cutter, perform the x-cut test also called the cross hatch test, by making a series of closely spaced cuts through the coating to the substrate. At least two cuts are made that intersect at 90 degrees to get a right angle lattice pattern. Then a controlled amount of pressure is applied with tape to easily assess if the adhesion property of the coating to the substrate is sufficient. The cross-cut area is observed for any adhesion failure.
Designed, engineered, and manufactured by GARDCO, the X-Cut Adhesion Tester is available in three options:
- 15360 – Complete X-Cut Cross Cut Adhesion Test Kit: X-Cut gauge, cutting tool, illuminated magnifier, brush, 1 roll of 8660 Adhesion Tape for the ASTM D3359 method, instructions and foam fitted carrying case.
- 15359 – X-Cut Tool and Cutter in Case
- 15361 – X-Cut Gauge only
The X-Cut Cross Hatch Adhesion Tester is a simple, inexpensive, versatile tool that plays a crucial role in quality control, safety assurance, and product reliability across the Paint and Coatings and many other industries.