Colourtrend Paints Australia Pty Ltd

Site

Quality Control Laboratory

Accreditation No.

14637

Site No.

14705

Date of Accreditation

21 Dec 2001

Address

481 Victoria Street
Wetherill Park, NSW 2164
Australia

colourtrend.com

Contact

Ms Susan Bartlett P: +61 (02) 97562400

Availability

Services conditionally available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Material performance evaluation of paint and related products Architectural coatings Skin formation Classical AS 1580 203.1
Sanding appraisal Visual comparison AS 1580 401.5
Sample preparation Not applicable

AS 1580 102.1, AS/NZS  1580 102.2, In-house method MNMX02

Consistency Consistency by rotational viscometer AS/NZS 1580 214.5
Fineness of grind Gauge block AS/NZS 1580 204.1
Sample preparation Not applicable AS 1580 106.1
Durability; Outdoor weathering Not applicable AS/NZS 1580 457.1
Degree of blistering; Degree of chalking; Degree of checking; Degree of colour change; Degree of cracking; Degree of dirt collection; Degree of dirt retention; Degree of erosion; Degree of flaking and peeling; Degree of fungal or algal growth; Discolouration; Gloss Not applicable

AS/NZS  1580 481.1.2, AS/NZS  1580 481.1.3, AS/NZS  1580 481.1.4, AS/NZS  1580 481.1.5, AS/NZS  1580 481.1.6, AS/NZS  1580 481.1.7, AS/NZS  1580 481.1.8, AS/NZS  1580 481.1.9, AS/NZS  1580 481.1.10, AS/NZS  1580 481. 1.11, AS/NZS  1580 481.1.12, AS/NZS  1580 481.1.13 

Thinner compatibility Classical AS/NZS 1580 208.1
Sample preparation Routine conditions - Temperature; Routine conditions - Temperature/humidity; Routine conditions - Temperature/humidity/airflow

AS/NZS  1580 101.1, AS/NZS  1580 101.4, AS/NZS  1580 101.5

Light fastness Classical AS 1580 482.1
Adhesion Crosscut test AS 1580 408.4
Dry hiding power contrast ratio Visual comparison AS/NZS 1580 213.2
Degree of settling Visual comparison AS/NZS 1580 211.1

Resistance to yellowing - Dark chamber Classical AS/NZS 1580 461.1
Pre-treatment tests Not applicable AS 1580 105.2
Non-volatile content Gravimetric AS 1580 301.1
Density tests Pycnometer AS/NZS 1580 202.1, AS/NZS 1580 202.2
Pre-treatment tests Visual comparison AS/NZS 1580 103.1
Application properties - Brush Visual comparison AS/NZS 1580 205.1
Colour measurement Visual comparison AS/NZS 1580 601.1
Wet film thickness Gravimetric AS 1580 107.1; AS/NZS 1580 107.2
Colour measurement Spectrophotometry AS/NZS 1580 601.3

Pre-treatment tests Solvent cleaning AS 1580 105.1
Ease of manual re-incorporation Visual comparison AS/NZS 1580 211.2
Application properties - Spray Conventional spray AS/NZS 1580 205.2
Wet film thickness Wet film thickness by gauge AS/NZS 1580 107.3
Surface dry condition evaluation Visual comparison AS/NZS 1580 401.1
Blocking resistance of latex paint finishes Classical AS/NZS 1580 409.3
Application properties - Spray Airless spray AS/NZS 205.4
Consistency Consistency by flow-cup AS/NZS 1580 214.2
Relative dry hiding power Visual comparison AS/NZS 1580 213.1
Application properties - Roller Visual comparison AS/NZS 1580 205.3
Viscosity Stormer viscometer AS/NZS 1580 214.1
Consistency Consistency by rotothinner AS/NZS 1580 214.4
Drying time BK type recorder AS 1580 401.3
Gloss Gloss meter AS/NZS 1580 602.2
Adhesion Knife test AS 1580 408.2
Resistance to mudcracking Classical AS 1580 409.1
Low temperature coalescence Classical AS 1580 409.2
pH Electrometric AS/NZS 1580 505.1
Road marking paint No-pick-up time tests of road marking paints Pull-off test AS/NZS 1580 401.8

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