Coatings R&D Notebook

Citation data:

Industrial Paint and Powder

Publication Year:
2004

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Repository URL:
http://scholarsmine.mst.edu/chem_facwork/1590
Author(s):
Van-De-Mark, Michael R.
Publisher(s):
Hitchcock Publishing Co.
Tags:
Chemistry
article description
The criticality of both composition and performance specification for coating processes is discussed. Performance specifications are simply a set of test values, based on ASTM, MIL Specs or other similar standards, the coating must attain for qualification. Setting a minimum level for the binder can aid in obtaining quality coatings, and minimum level of hiding pigments can aid in getting paints with adequate hides. A combination of performance and composition is the best approach to specifying coatings.