Research on service life prediction and decorative properties of acrylic paint in Vietnam's marine atmosphere by acceleration test



  • Do Dinh Trung (Corresponding Author) Institute of Tropical Durability, Joint Vietnam-Russia Tropical Science and Technology Research Center
  • Chu Minh Tien Institute of Tropical Durability, Joint Vietnam-Russia Tropical Science and Technology Research Center



Acrylic paint Tar 5366; Acrylic paint AR-752; Accelerated Tests; Marine tropical climate; Decorative Properties; Service Life prediction.


Vietnam is located in a tropical climate zone, especially coastal climates that quickly destroy coating materials that protect steel structures. Therefore, the service life of coatings is always of concern to manufacturers and users. This article presents the results of surveying changes in gloss, color and service life prediction of acrylic paint by accelerated tests, that have simulated according to marine tropical conditions, which are correlated with the atmosphere at Dam Bay station (Hon Tre Island, Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province, Vietnam). Gloss is determined according to ISO 2813:2014, and color change is determined according to standard ASTM E308-12. The service life of the acrylic paint system is determined according to standard GOST 9.401-2018. Calculation results based on accelerated test data show that the corrosion time of the acrylic paint system reaches Ri 3 (according to ISO 4628-3:2016 assessment), the service life of acrylic paint Tar 5366 is 2.91 years, and acrylic paint AR-752 is 2.66 years.


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How to Cite

Do Dinh Trung, and Chu Minh Tien. “Research on Service Life Prediction and Decorative Properties of Acrylic Paint in Vietnam’s Marine Atmosphere by Acceleration Test”. Journal of Military Science and Technology, vol. 95, no. 95, May 2024, pp. 38-46, doi:10.54939/1859-1043.j.mst.95.2024.38-46.



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