Activity of JPIA

Business domain

1. Testing and inspections for paints and related materials

  • Testing and inspections based on Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS), public corporate standards and overseasstandards
  • Testing in accordance with IMO Resolution MSC.215(82) and MSC.288(87), Performance standard for Protective Coatings (PSPC)

JPIA is approved as Testing Laboratory for PSPC based on IMO Resolution MSC.215(82) and MSC.288(87). PSPC/WBT (MSC.215(82)) Approval by ABS, BUREAU VERITAS, Class NK , DET NORSKE VERITAS, Germanischer Lloyd, Japan Government, KOREAN REGISTER and Lloyd’s Register PSPC/COT (MSC.288(87)) Approval by ABS, BUREAU VERITAS, Class NK , DET NORSKE VERITAS, Japan Government, KOREAN REGISTER and Lloyd’s Register

2. Survey and Research

  • Survey and research entrusted by government, municipal offices and various organizations
  • Development, research, proposal and consulting for new test method and performance evaluation

3. Standardization in paint testing method

  • Domestic Advisory Board and Domestic Business Bureau for ISO/TC35/SC9 (General test methods for paints and varnishes)
  • Preparation and proposals for JIS original drafts concerning the paints, paint films, raw materials and test methods

4. JIS mark certification and performance evaluation based on related law

  • Certification for new JIS mark affixing on products
  • Performance evaluation on formaldehyde emission rate from construction materials

5. Information Acquisition and Distribution

The publication of standards and technical articles and presentation of the latest

Testing and Inspections for PSPC/MSC.215(82) and MSC.288(87)

Testing in accordance with IMO Resolution MSC.215(82) and MSC.288(87), Performance Standard for Protective Coatings (PSPC)

  • Weathering test site
    Weathering test site
  • Wave tank tester MSC.215(82)
    Wave tank tester MSC.215(82)
  • Condensation chamber tester MSC.215(82)
    Condensation chamber tester MSC.215(82)
  • Crossover tester MSC.215(82)
    Crossover tester MSC.215(82)
  • Gas-tight cabinet tester MSC.288(87)
    Gas-tight cabinet tester MSC.288(87)
  • Test pieces in the gas-tight cabinet
    Test pieces in the gas-tight cabinet
  • Immersion tester MSC288(87)
    Immersion tester MSC288(87)
  • Gas-tight vessel in the immersion tester
    Gas-tight vessel in the immersion tester

Recognition of Test Laboratory by Classes

  • American Bureau of Ships
    American Bureau of Ships
  • Bureau Veritas
    Bureau Veritas
  • Japan Government
    Japan Government
  • Korean Register of Shipping
    Korean Register of Shipping
  • Lloyd’s Register
    Lloyd’s Register
  • Det Norske Veritas
    Det Norske Veritas

Japan Paint Inspection and testing Association (JPIA)

3-12-8 Ebisu Shibuya Tokyo 150-0013, JAPAN
TEL: +81-3-3443-3011
FAX:+81-3-3443-3199