Years of cooperative research between Ford, BASF, Bayer and Q-Lab (http://www.q-
The four presentations given were: Recent Developments in Acid Rain Resistance – Jeffery Quill, Q-Lab; Flaws in Accelerated OEM Topcoat Testing – Karen Henderson, Bayer; Importance of Water in the Weathering of Automotive Coatings - John Boisseau, BASF; Considerations in Designing Accelerated Weathering Tests – Mark Nichols, Ford.
For more information about developments in automotive topcoat weatherability testing, contact Q-Lab Corporation at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit http://www.q-
The SAE World Congress, located at the Cobo Center, Detroit Michigan was held April 20th, 2009. SAE International is a global association of more than 121,000 engineers and related technical experts in the automotive, aerospace and commercial-vehicle industries.
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Q-Lab is a global provider of material durability testing products since 1956. We design and manufacture Q-Panel Brand Standard Test Substrates as well as QUV Weathering Testers, Q-Sun Light Stability Chambers (xenon arc), and Q-Fog Corrosion Testers.