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PULL-OFF TEST REPORT

PROJECT : PUB’S “PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE FROM SUNGEI DATE OF ATTACHMENT : 17 Dec 2009
SERANGOON TO LORONG HALUS WETLANDS”. (PULL-OFF STUBS/DOLLIES)
OWNER’S CONSULTANT : CPG CONSULTANTS PTE LTD. DURATION OF LAST COAT : > 14 days
MAIN CONTRACTOR : WAN SHENG HAO CONSTRUCTION PTE LTD. (DRY TIME)
APPLICATOR : EASTERN BLASTING & COATING PTE LTD. DATE OF TEST : 18 Dec 2009
TYPE OF ADHESIVE USED : ARALDITE 2-PACK EPOXY GLUE.

Location / Areas DFT Pull-off Type of Failure Remarks


(µm) Strengt
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Galvanized pipes 24” Ø x 12-m
Stub/Dolly # 1 399 9.0 MPa 100% glue failure.
Length abraded before painting
with the following 2-coat paint
Stub/Dolly # 2 408 9.5 MPa 100% glue failure.
system:-
1st coat SigmaCover 200 Primer
Stub/Dolly # 3 424 6.0 MPa 100% glue failure.
(Grey) at 150 microns.
2nd coat SigmaDur 550 Finishing
Topcoat (RAL 7030) at 50 microns.

The pull-off test and dry film thickness test were carried out with “Elcometer H.A.T.E. 108” in accordance with ASTM 4541 and “Elcometer
456” respectively. Both tests were conducted at the same spot.

Test Conducted by: Witnessed by:


Lam Pin Min 1) CPG Consultants’ Representative,
Technical Service Representative 2) Main Contractor’s Representative and,
Protective Coatings 3) Applicator’s Representative.
PPG Coatings (Singapore) Pte Ltd.