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Measurable thinning of an organic coating film due to succesive mechanical destruction such as scratching and impacts.
Measure of endurance/resistance of organic coatings to abrasion.
Test for evaluating the abrasion resistance of paint films. A certain mass loaded abrading wheel rolls on painted panel mounted on a on a rotating turntable. After a certain number of revolutions, weight loss due to abrasion is determined.