MIL-PRF-83936 §4.4.4 Test Panels
Metal test panels used to test paint removers by MIL-PRF-83936 §4.4.4 (Paint Removal Performance). Each panel is 3" x 6" x 1/16". This test uses 18 test panels, or six panels of three different metals as shown in MIL-PRF-83936 Table III.
- Aluminum (2024-T3) - anodized per MIL-A-8625 Type II Class I
- Magnesium (AMS 4377) - chrome pickled per MIL-M-3171 Type III*
- Steel (AMS 5046) - cadmium plated per MIL-STD-870 Type II Class 1
*Note that the MIL-M-3171 chrome pickle treatment specified in MIL-PRF-83936 is no longer used or commercially available in the US. Metaspec can provide untreated magnesium panels or an alternate surface treatment instead of MIL-M-3171.