r&d

research & development

SWT is committed to producing quality products today and to the pursuit of new technologies for tomorrow. Our capabilities in advanced chemical formulation, coupled with our full-scale laboratory, allow us to develop custom solutions that precisely address customers specific physical and performance requirements for coatings.  We are your solution for the development, analysis, manufacture and handling of your coating needs.

Warrior Asphalt maintains a modern testing lab and raw materials reference library equipped with calibrated instrumentation and talented, state-certified Asphalt Technicians trained by the Asphalt Institute.

We are ISO 9001:2008 certified for the design and development, manufacture and supply of raw materials, finished products and freight logistics.
For a complete list of r&d capabilities, click here.
Industrial coatings:
  • Sag resistance (ASTM D4400)
  • Viscosity (ASTM D2196, ASTM D4212, ASTM D1200)
  • % Solids (ASTM D2369)
  • Density (ASTM D1475)
  • pH (ASTM E70)
  • Film Thickness (ASTM D1186, ASTM D4414)
  • Fineness of Grind (ASTM D1210)
  • Flash Point (ASTM D56)
  • Hardness (ASTM D3363)
  • Impact Resistance (ASTM D2794)
  • Adhesion (ASTM D3359)
  • Corrosion Resistance (ASTM B117)
  • Humidity Resistance (ASTM D2247)
  • Cyclic Corrosion Testing (GM 9540P among others)
  • Specular Gloss (ASTM D523)
  • Color (ASTM D1729, ASTM E1347)

Asphalt:

  • PG Binder and asphalt testing
  • Dynamic Shear Rheometer (DSR)
  • Rolling Thin Film Oven (RTFO)
  • Bending Beam Rheometer (BBR)
  • Pressure Aging Vessel (PAV)
  • Viscosity, Absolute and Kinematic
  • Penetration
  • Softening Point
  • Flash Point
  • Pilot still oxidizers, 1-usg and 5-usg
  • Sample analysis and preparation