The new Ascott scratching tool is specially designed to perform scribes on coated steel panels or test substrates prior to salt spray testing for example as described in ISO 9227.
As standard, the scratch tool is supplied with 3 tungsten carbide cutting blades;
0.5mm thick (the Daimler Chrysler version)
1mm thick (the original Sikkens® version)
2mm thick (requirement for 2018 update of ISO 12944-6 )
The blade is positioned by an adjustable guide block to assist cutting a straight line. The guide block can be easily adjusted using the Allen keys provided.
The tool features a soft grip ergonomically designed handle for ease of use and is supplied in a carry case.