College of Engineering and Polymer Science

Date of Last Revision

2021-12-03 05:03:45


Mechanical Engineering

Honors Course


Number of Credits


Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Date of Expected Graduation

Winter 2021


This document details the research and selection of five rust preventative spray varnishes that were to be tested. These varnishes are known as the five materials. The materials underwent rust testing and in-depth analysis to see which protects against rust the best. In addition, the document reports on the construction of a prototype self-contained, automated spray varnishing unit.

Research Sponsor

Jeremy Silvidi

First Reader

Jennifer Lillard

Second Reader

Gopal Nadkarni

Honors Faculty Advisor

Yalin Dong



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