MINIMUM PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS

DIAMOND TEXTURE SYSTEM

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Lynxx International Inc.
2600 Country Club Drive
Olympia Fields, IL 60461
800-423-8341 fax 708-747-4936
 www.lynxx.com

 

MINIMUM PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS
DIAMOND TEXTURE SYSTEM

 

 When the Diamond Texture System is finished and fully cured (28 days), the materials shall have the following minimum performance characteristics.

 

TEST PERFORMANCE RESULTS

ASTM D 2240 –                     Durometer Hardness Index                                                                     92
ASTM D 3363 –                     Film Hardness by Pencil Test                                                                 8H (Hardest)
ASTM D 3806 –                     Small Scale Evaluation of Fire Resistant Points, Predicted                     10 or less
                                               
 E-84 value
                                               
Afterflaming                                                                                            None
                                              
 Afterglow                                                                                                None
                                               
 Smoldering                                                                                              None
ASTM E 96 -                          Standard Test Method for Water Vapor Transmission of Materials        35 perms or greater
ASTM D 4060-90                  Abrasion Resistance: Taber Abraser                                                       .133
ASTM D 2486 -                     Scrub Resistance of Interior Coatings                                                     7500 Cycles to Failure
ASTM D 3273 -                     Resistance to Growth of Mold on the Surface of Interior Coatings       No growth in an
                                                                                                                                                                 Environmental Chamber
ASTM D 1308 -                     Effect of Household Chemicals on Clear and Pigmented Organic          Spot Test, Open Finishes.

                                                SOLVENT RESISTANCE (1 hour soak, wash with Simple Green Crystal and rinse)
                                               
Water                                                                                                       Slight softening*
                                              
 Detergent                                                                                                 Slight softening*
                                              
 Ethanol                                                                                                    Slight softening*
                                              
 Ammonium Hydroxide                                                                           Slight softening*
                                              
 Ethylene Glycol                                                                                       No change
                                              
 Bleach (household)                                                                                 Slight softening*
                                              
 409 Cleaner                                                                                             Slight softening*
                                              
 Mineral Spirits                                                                                        No change

                                                      * Temporary condition. Material will return to firm state when dry.

                                                STAIN RESISTANCE (24 hour soak, wash with Simple Green Crystal and rinse)
                                              
 Water                                                                                                       No stain visible
                                               
 Blood                                                                                                      No stain visible
                                               
 Urine                                                                                                       No stain visible
                                               
 Tea                                                                                                          No stain visible
                                               
 Coffee                                                                                                     No stain visible
                                               
 Strawberry                                                                                              No stain visible
                                               
 Ketchup                                                                                                   No stain visible
                                               
 Blueberry                                                                                                No stain visible
                                               
 Bleach (household)                                                                                 No stain visible
                                              
 Mustard                                                                                                   No stain visible
                                                
Sodium Hypochlorite (Easy Scrub)                                                        No stain visible

                                              MARK RESISTANCE (Marked with 24 hour cure, scrubbed with Simple Green,
                                            
 And, if necessary to remove the mark, bleach or alcohol)
                                             
 Pencil                                                                                                      No mark visible
                                            
 Ball point pen                                                                                          No mark visible
                                             
Felt tip pen (non-permanent)                                                                   No mark visible
                                            
 Permanent felt market (use alcohol wipe)                                                No mark visible

                                                SPECIFICATIONS:
                                             
 Water Based Styrene Acrylic Resin
                                              
 Perm rating                                                              35 Perms
                                             
 Film Thickness:       Topcoat – 16 mils                    Basecoat – 30 mils.
                                             
 VOC ASTM-D3960                                               0.10#/gal.

                                                Color Pigments:      All pigments shall be pure UV (Sunlight) resistant and chlorine resistant. A five                                  year extended material warranty is available on the Diamond Texture System. This warranty states                                                              that no mold or mildew will form on properly installed Diamond Texture Systems.

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