Protective Coatings Application - Unit 5.3.2: Dry Film Thickness

Objective: To measure the dry film thickness of applied coatings by non-destructive testing methods.

  • Only method of dry film thickness that can be obtained without destroying the dried film.
  • There is a direct correlation between the wet film thickness and dry film thickness.
  • Tests are usually conducted by Supervisors, QC or Managers.
  • Dry film thickness assessment is a simple test method but procedures do differ.