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Paint is used to decorate, protect and prolong the life of natural and synthetic materials, and acts as a barrier against environmental conditions such sunlight, heat, and moisture.

How do your paints perform? For how long does it last? Do your new environmentally friendly, low VOC formulations meet your customers' performance expectations?

To ensure that the paints do exactly what they need them to, they need to be analyzed and quantified to ensure those qualities that make the paint desirable for a given circumstance

In June 2021, SGS Hong Kong had expanded its capabilities to paint testing, which offers a wide range of physical, mechanical & chemical services, such as:

Test Items
  • Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC)
  • Drying Time
  • Viscosity
  • Fineness of Grind
  • Specific Gravity
  • Spreading Rate
  • Dry & Wet Scrub Resistance / Washability
  • Scratch Resistance / Adhesive
  • Hiding Power / Opacity / Specular Gloss
  • Bending Resistance

To celebrate this expansion, a special package promotional offer will be launched.

Packaged Test Items Promotional Offer
Determination of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) content HKD 5,000.00
Determination of Formaldehyde in Paint
Preliminary Examination
Hiding Power
Scratch Resistance
Spreading Rate (Brush)
Drying Time (Beck Koller method)

Terms & Conditions: 
  • This promotion is limited to SGS Hong Kong (Hardlines Laboratory)
  • This promotion is valid from now until 30 September 2021
  • This promotion cannot be used in conjunction with special buyer programs and/or offers
  • SGS Hong Kong reserves the final right to change the terms and conditions of this service guarantee without further notice. In case of disputes, SGS's decision shall be final.


As the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, SGS offers you unrivalled experience, expertise and resources. Our unique global reach enables us to provide you with paint testing from anywhere in the world.


For enquiries, please contact one of our Sales Associates for details!

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