When the coating tends to crack on applying strength, the defect is termed Brittleness.
|Over Catalyzing the Paint||
• Check the measurement of catalyst used.
• Shorter pot life is a good indicator.
|Baking of paint at higher temperature||Check the recommendations published by the manufacturer.|
|Paint not formulated for wood||
• Check for paints exclusive for wooden surfaces.
• Paints for metal surfaces are harder but they lack elasticity properties found in the wood paints.