Surface Characterization Series: Scratch Testing

Join this education webinar on scratch testing analysis—a technique to measure key coating characteristics and identify failure points in the film-substrate system. Gain insights to optimize your coating techniques, and ensure the longevity and performance of your coated materials.

Why attend?

Enhance your knowledge about scratch testing principles and applications, as a basis for refining coating techniques for achieving optimal adhesion and preventing delamination, and ultimately enhancing the overall performance and durability of coated materials.

Who should attend?

Researchers, scientists, engineers, coating technologists, and professionals in materials science, surface engineering, and coatings technology.

Key Takeaways

  1. Understanding of scratch testing principles and their broad applications in materials science and engineering
  2. Learn about various scratch testing probe geometries and how to interpret scratch tracks to optimize coating techniques
  3. Learn how to interpret data to identify critical failure points to optimize coating reliability
PhD Parth Kotak (English)
Parth Kotak

Dr. Parth Kotak works as an Application Scientist with a focus on Rheology and Mechanical Surface Characterization at Anton Paar USA. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Iowa in 2023. His research activities focused on the mechanical characterization of soft elastomers and polymer fibers for soft robotics applications and evaluation of the mechanical properties of Transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) for energy storage devices and flexible electronics.

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