Cross-cut tester

Cross-cut tester


Test method to determine adhesion of coatings.

Testing procedure: 
  • A grid of parallel and perpendicular lines is cut through the coating onto the substrate.
  • A tape is placed firmly onto the grid and torn off.
  • The grid surface is evaluated to determine the amount of material that has been removed.
Testing applications: 

Determination of the adhesion of coatings

Standards: ISO 2409 and ASTM D3359

Testing PDF: 


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