Q-PANEL STANDARD TEST SUBSTRATES

For over 50 years, Q-PANEL steel and aluminum test substrates have been recognized as the world standard for a consistent and uniform test surface for paints, plating, adhesives, sealants, rust inhibitors and other coatings.

Thousands of labs around the world use millions of our steel and aluminum test panels every year for color development, weathering exposures, salt spray and corrosion testing, physical properties testing and quality control. A wide range of panel sizes and types are available for immediate shipment from stock.

Look for the Q-shaped hole. It's our trademark and your assurance of quality.

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STEEL PANELS
TYPE DESCRIPTION
QD CRS SAE 1008/1010; 0.020" thick (0.5 mm); smooth finish
R CRS SAE 1008/1010; 0.032" thick (0.8 mm); dull finish
S CRS SAE 1008/1010; 0.032" thick (0.8 mm); ground finish
D CRS SAE 1008/1010; 0.010" thick (0.25 mm); smooth finish
DT CRS SAE 1008/1010; 0.010" thick (0.25 mm); bright tinplate
RS CRS SAE 1008/1010; 0.063" thick (1.5 mm); ground finish
 
ALUMINUM PANELS
TYPE DESCRIPTION
A Alloy 3003H14; 0.025" thick (0.6 mm); bare mill finish
AL Alloy 3003H14; 0.025" thick (0.6 mm); chromate finish
AR Alloy 2024T3; 0.063" thick (1.5 mm); bare mill finish
AD Alloy 2024T3 Alclad; 0.063" thick (1.5 mm); alclad finish
 

 
Photo Meets Standards: Size (W x L)
± 1 mm (± 0.04 in)
Thickness
± 0.05 mm (± 0.002 in)
Box Qty
A GMW14872, 9540P, SAE J2334, J2721 25 x 51 mm
(1 x 2 in)
3.00 mm
(0.125 in)
30
B ASTM B117 76 x 127 mm
(3 x 5 in)
0.80 mm
(0.032 in)
30
C ISO 9227 VDA-233-102 70 x 150 mm
(2.76 x 5.90 in)
1.20 mm
(0.047 in)
30