Metaspec manufactures test panels used in quality testing by API RP 5L2, the recommended practice for internal coating of line pipe for non-corrosive gas transmission service. API RP 5L2 defines two different test panels that are used in a variety of different performance tests.
The following tests outlined in API RP 5L2 require test specimens. Click on the test method number for more information about the specimens required for this test.
ASTM B117 Salt Spray Test
Water Immersion Test
API RP 5L2 Appendix C Stripping Test
ASTM D522 Bend Test
API RP 5L2 Appendix D Adhesion Test
DIN 53 153 Hardness Test
API RP 5L2 Appendix E Gas Blistering Test
ASTM D968 Abrasion Test
API RP 5L2 Appendix F Hydraulic Blistering
API RP 5L2 Appendix G Pinhole Test - Wet Film and Cured Film