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Penetration and Opacity Cards (Penopac)

Article No. 2814

byko-chart Penopac 1A
Penopac chart 1A with 3 test areas

  • Partially clearcoated penopac card
  • Size: 140 x 254 mm (5.5 x 10.0 in)

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Test Areas
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$81.00 €68.00 excl. taxes & shipping cost
Quantity Price per unit
1+ $81.00
4+ $58.00

Quantity discounts available


The penopac card is used to measure coating appearance changes between the unsealed and sealed portion of the chart.

  • Used to assess penetration resistance of architectural coatings
  • Consist lot to lot quality for optimum long term property studies

Technical Attributes

    Technical Properties

  • Size
    140 x 254 mm
  • Qty/Box
  • Size
    5.5 x 10 in
  • Size/Pattern
    1A - Black/White/White
  • Surface Finish
    Clearcoated / uncoated
  • Test Areas


A uniform paint film is applied on a black / white contrast chart. After air drying the drawdown can be objectively evaluated using the BYK-Gardner spectro2guide. The operator is menu guided through the measurement procedure and the opacity value is displayed automatically in a second. The same procedure can be applied for transparent films and plastics.

Delivery Content

250 pieces / box
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