Paints & Coatings
For more than four decades, McCrone Associates has specialized in analysis of paints and coatings for industrial, government and academic clients. Using state-of-the-art instruments and techniques, our staff scientists provide you with reliable, confidential analysis of paints, coatings and related defects. Our projects have ranged in scale from glass coating defects on skyscrapers to authentication of nanometer-sized pigments on priceless works of art.
- Adhesion failure, cratering and fisheye analysis
- Characterize inorganic pigments—particle size, dispersion and type
- Characterize morphology, texture, thickness of metal conversion and plating coatings
- Identify multilayer films
- Common origin comparison