Polychem for furniture

Polychem powders for furniture are design driven powders, created to stand up to the repeated wear and tear placed on furniture. Check out the Polychem furniture specifications to determine the right level of protection for your needs.

Interior Specification

The below tests are often required for polyester coatings protecting and decorating interior furniture. This table outlines the type of test, the ASTM test reference, and whether Polychem coatings will meet these requirements. There is a huge variety of Polychem effects and sometimes the way these effects are formulated will affect how they perform in tests. For information about your specific effect please contact your Polychem representative.

Test

ASTM Test Reference

Standard

Pass?

Impact (steel only)

ASTM D2794/93 2004

Forward/reverse (lbs)

Min 80

Up to 160

PASS

Pencil Hardness

ASTM D3363/05 Scratch

1H- 2H

PASS

Abrasion Resistance

ASTM D4060/01

Mg weight loss, 1000 cycles

Up to 60*

PASS

Solvent Resistance

ASTM D4752-10 Stain rating

Max 3/5

PASS

Stain Resistance

ASTM D1308-02 Stain rating

Max 1.5

PASS

Salt Spray

ASTM B117:09

Creep rating after 480hrs

Min rating 5

PASS

Constant Humidity

ASTM D1735-08 (1000hrs)

No blistering, darkening or delamination**

PASS

*May affect color – please discuss with rep.

**Solid colors only. With special effects, results are product dependent. Discuss with rep.

Exterior specification

The below tests are often required for polyester coatings protecting and decorating interior and exterior furniture. This table outlines the type of test, the ASTM test reference, and whether Polychem coatings will meet these requirements. There is a huge variety of Polychem effects and sometimes the way these effects are formulated will affect how they perform in tests. For information about your specific effect, please contact your Polychem representative.

Test

ASTM Test Reference

Standard

Pass?

Physical

 

 

 

Impact (steel only)

ASTM D2794/93 2004

Forward/reverse (lbs)

Min 80

Up to 160

PASS

Pencil Hardness

ASTM D3363/05  Scratch

1H – 2H

PASS

Abrasion Resistance

ASTM D4060/01

Mg weight loss, 1000 cycles

 Up to 60*

PASS

Solvent Resistance

ASTM D4752-10 Stain rating

Max 3/5

PASS

Stain Resistance

ASTM D1308-02 Stain rating

Max 1.5

PASS

Durability

 

 

 

 

 

 

QUV

ASTM G154-06, UVA 340 (Max DE)

<5

PASS

ASTM G154-06

UVA – 340 (50% gloss retention @60°)

Up to 500hrs

PASS

ASTM G53-93, UVB-313 (Max DE)

<5

PASS

ASTM G53-93, UVB-313 (50% gloss retention @60°)

Up to 200hrs

PASS

Salt Spray**

ASTM B117:09, Creep rating after 480hrs

Min rating 5

PASS

 

 

 

Constant Humidity**

ASTM D1735-08 1000hrs

No blistering, darkening or delamination

PASS

Max DE

<3

PASS

Max gloss change

@60°

10

PASS

*Product dependent. Please discuss with rep.

**Solid colors only. With special effects, results are product dependent. Discuss with rep.

PLSF20040
PLSF50180
PLFS91169
PLFS91169
PRSF94199
SRSF10753
PLSS10754
PLFL91847
PRMF91815
PLMF91843
URWL91850
PRMF92492
PRMF91817
PRSL92476
PRFM91777
PRMF91814
PLRS92473
PRSF93612
PLMF91281
PRMS90918
PLFL92685
PRSF10729
ERFM10617
PLFF10236
PRSF93612
PRSF92880
PRRS90674
PRSL31424
PRRL10519
PRSF95885
PRRS90674
PRMF91814
PRMS92390
SRSF96612
SRSF96613
SLSL96614
SLSL96615
SLSL96616
SRSF96611
PRSL31424
PRRS90674
PRML96927
ERFM10617
PLSF 94197
PLSF94856
PLFL21454
PRSS91826
PLSF95290
PLSF95287
URSF95297
PRSF93989
PLSF93451
URSF20479
PLFL20617
PRSS93569
PRSF93989
PRSS20996
PLRS92140
PLSF93451
URSF20479
PLBF20827
PLRS93383
PLFL21072
PRMS93469
PLMF93575
PLMS91695
PLMS93176
PLMS93175
PLRS93329
PRSS93569
PLRS93383
PLMS91695
PLSF95287
PLSF94856
PLFL21072
PRSF93989
PLRF21537
PLMS91695
URWL91778
PLSS20366PT
PRFS22134
PRSL91803
PRMF91813
PRSL92478
PLHS41717
PLFL91229
PLFL43398
PLFL92611
PRSS93804
PRHS90636
PRMS90721
PRRS90687
PRFL90605
PLSS90582
PLRS90635
PLFL95588
PRFL90583
PLHS92002
PLRS91893
PLRS91894