Bitty Film Consistency

Bitty Film Consistency

Bitty Film Consistency When you can feel rough, gritty particles embedded in the paint film, by your hand, it means the paint has developed a bitty film consistency. Possible Causes Solutions Prevalence of Dusty Atmosphere Do not paint when the atmospheric condition...
Storage Defect – Foul Smell

Storage Defect – Foul Smell

Storage Defect – Foul Smell When the microbes attack the organic matter present in the wet paint formulations, bad odour or foul smell emanates. This defect mostly happens with water based paints. Possible Causes Prevention Solutions Storing paints for longer...
Storage Defect – High Viscosity / Gelling / Curdling

Storage Defect – High Viscosity / Gelling / Curdling

Storage Defect – High Viscosity / Gelling / Curdling When the viscosity of the liquid paint increases beyond a recommended point, High Viscosity / Gelling / Curdling occurs. Possible Causes Prevention Solutions Storing paints for longer duration Store only till...
Storage Defect – Settling / Vehicle Separation

Storage Defect – Settling / Vehicle Separation

Storage Defect – Settling / Vehicle Separation When components like pigments and extenders used in the paint formulations settle down at the bottom, the condition or defect is called Settling. Once, settling sets in and the settled components harden and become...

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