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Scratch/scuff/abrasion Test Methods





August 16, 2010

Hi, Does anyone know of any specs/test methods that are suitable for assessing abrasion, scuff & scratch resistance of steel and aluminium (various finishes) for automotive trim (floor mats/treadplates/pedal), e.g., scratch from stone in shoe sole,general wear & tear etc?

Nat Spencer
Materials Engineer - United Kingdom



August 16, 2010

Hi, Nat

Try googling "taber abrader" or "taber abrasor" and see if this sounds like what you are looking for. I think that search will lead you to some ASTM specs that incorporate it. Good luck.

Regards,

Ted Mooney, finishing.com
Ted Mooney, P.E.
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