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SEFA


Cardinal Environmental is an approved testing facility with the Scientific Equipment and Furniture Association (SEFA). We follow the SEFA 8-2010 Compliance Testing for Lab Grade Furniture, Casework, Shelving, and Tables by 4th Edition Version 1.0 2010 Scientific Equipment and Furniture Association.

Our laboratory currently receives and analyzes laboratory casework samples from throughout the United States, Canada, Asia and Europe.

Cardinal Environmental has the capability to perform the following:

Scientific Equipment and Furniture Association (SEFA) Test Methods
Scott Hanson
Scott Hanson
Cardinal Environmental President

SEFA 8

8.1 Chemical Spot Test to evaluate the resistance a finish has to chemical spills

8.2 Hot Water Test to insure the coating is resistant to hot water

8.3 Impact Test to evaluate the ductility of the coating

8.4 Paint Adhesion on Steel Test to determine the bond of the coating to steel

8.5 Paint Hardness on Steel Test to determine the resistance of the coatings to scratches

Kitchen Cabinet Makers Association (KCMA) Test Methods

KCMA

9.0 Finish Tests

9.3 Chemical Resistance to evaluate the resistance a finish has to common household materials