MYTH: Phenolic and SCRC bathroom partitions have better graffiti resistance under all circumstances than HDPE bathroom partitions.
FACT: Using Scranton Products™ recommended environmentally friendly cleaning solutions graffiti was removed in all instances from HDPE. It should be noted that both Phenolic and SCRC have an exterior coating to prevent graffiti that may deteriorate over time and may require specialized maintenance such as waxing. HDPE, on the other hand does not have an additional coating and no specialized maintenance procedures are necessary.
Testing was conducted in accordance with ASTM D6578 . The test provides a standard set of conditions that can be used to evaluate the graffiti resistance of a surface. Seven marking agents and six cleaning products were used in the evaluation. Testing performed in 2013