Tech Tips – Tools for Properly Measuring Wet and Dry Film Thickness

Are your guys on the roof properly measuring coatings as they apply the system?  Do they have the proper tools to accurately measure wet coatings during application and dry film thickness once the coating has cured?

Wet Mil Gauge

One of the most important tools that every roof coatings contractor should have is a wet mil gauge. In order to ensure quality control during the application process, check wet mil thickness every 10 minutes. This will allow for adjustment if the coating is too heavy or too light.

Once the job is complete, there are two types of measuring tools to determine dry film thickness (DFT).

Roof Coating Equipment-Comparator

 

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