(502) 327-7252

Consulting and Laboratory Services

At SCS, we provide a variety of consulting services, ranging from general coatings consultation to intensive management programs or market surveys. The following is a list of the basic services provided:

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  • Consultation
  • Independent Coating and Material Testing
  • Basic or Applied Research & Development
  • Product Development
  • Custom Formulating
  • Formulation Assistance
  • Application Studies
  • Technical Training Programs
  • Literature Preparation
  • Laboratory Management Programs
  • Market Surveys

 

Coating Evaluation and Testing Capabilities

Evaluation capabilities offered by SCS range from the determination of basic physical properties of a given coating, to more exact studies of long term corrosion protection, chemical immersion resistance, or wear resistance as determined by any of a number of abrasion test methods. Our capabilities include, but are not limited to the following:

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  • Non-Volatile Determinations
  • VOC Determinations
  • Physical Coating Testing
  • Chemical Resistance Studies
  • Humidity Resistance
  • Corrosion Resistance
  • Accelerated Weathering Studies (QUV)
  • Fresh and Sea Water Immersion Studies

 

Additional test methods, not listed may be available upon request, or may become available in the near future. Please contact Mike Jackson at (502) 327-7252 if you have any questions regarding capabilities. Any methods needed, which can not be conducted in our labs will be subcontracted with client approval.

 

Technologies

The following is a relatively comprehensive list of the types of coating formulation offerings provided by SCS. Particular expertise is offered in the development and formulation of environmentally acceptable, low VOC paints and coatings for virtually all facets of the industry.

  • Solvent Based Systems
  • Water-Bornes
  • Emulsions
  • High Solids Solvent-Free
  • Conventional Solids
  • Air Dry Systems
  • Baking Systems
  • Single Component Thermoplastix
  • Two Component Reactive Systems
  • Non-Volatile Determinations
  • VOC Determinations
  • Physical Coating Testing
  • Chemical Resistance Studies
  • Humidity Resistance
  • Corrosion Resistance
  • Accelerated Weathering Studies (QUV)
  • Fresh and Sea Water Immersion Studies

In addition, our experience and general formulation knowledge often lends itself to successful ventures in other technologies as well. Please contact us if you should have any needs not previously noted.

 

Literature Generation

SCS literature services can provide you with interpretation of the customers needs, and the style needed to effectively promote your product in the Coatings Industry. Ideally, such literature is generated based on laboratory studies and data developed by SCS personnel. However, we can also take your data and put it into a format that is most useful to your customer. Is has always been our experience that the more extensive, quality literature supplied with your products, the less follow-up service is required.

  • Technical Data Sheets
  • Promotional Literature
  • Manual Preparations
  • Formulating/Troubleshooting Guides
  • Technical Training Manuals
SCS Labs will provide an initial consultation to help establish your evaluation needs free of charge!

Corporate Office Location:

Specialty Coating Services
8003 Vinecrest Avenue Unit #2
Louisville, Kentucky 40222
(502) 327-7252
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