Color measurement by colorimeter can be a powerful technique for analyzing different materials. A colorimeter measures the color of a material, and generates a numerical representation of the color in one of many available scales. Color can provide information such as whether a material is the color specified, or how different two colors are. As … Continue reading Colorimetric Method Development for Determining Bottom Ash Content in Cleaned Out CCR Waste Ponds
Case Study: Staining of Exterior Marble Tile Caused by Cold Applied Asphaltic Waterproofing Membrane: Solved by FTIR Analysis
In 2013, marble tiles were installed as pedestrian pavers on the exterior plaza of a new condominium built near the Atlantic coast in Florida. After three years of being in service, the marble tiles started exhibiting orangish brown surface staining that had a similar appearance to iron oxide staining. Replacement of the marble tiles would … Continue reading Case Study: Staining of Exterior Marble Tile Caused by Cold Applied Asphaltic Waterproofing Membrane: Solved by FTIR Analysis
MA Group Philosophy: How does it work?
When it comes to solving problems and finding the root cause of issues, the approach taken at the MA Group starts the same every time. Asking the questions "how does it work" and "how should it work" should always be the first step taken towards exploring material problems. Asking these questions reveals possible causes of … Continue reading MA Group Philosophy: How does it work?
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