Settling or Precipitation

Settling or Precipitation

Settling or Precipitation When components settle down and harden, the defect is termed as Settling or Precipitation. Possible Causes Solutions Using Wrong Thinners • If the settling seems moderate, add proper solvent and agitate continuously, till resolution. • If...
Viscosity or Heavy-bodied

Viscosity or Heavy-bodied

Viscosity or Heavy-bodied When the paint’s consistency becomes thicker, it’s termed Viscosity and since it is heavier, it’s also called Heavy-bodied. Possible Causes Solutions Evaporation of Solvent in the paint, at normal temperature that causes it to become...
Skinning or Gelling in Container

Skinning or Gelling in Container

Skinning or Gelling in Container The paint develops a thin coat on the top or gels inside the container and this defect is called Skinning or Gelling. Possible Causes Solutions Air-Drying Material is Exposed to air because it is partially full • Float the thinner on...
Discoloration or Floating Particles

Discoloration or Floating Particles

Discoloration or Floating Particles When the paint comes in contact with floating particles in the painting area, discoloration is a possibility. Discoloration can be caused by other factors/reasons too. Possible Causes Solutions Vapours or Fumes are present in...
Foaming

Foaming

Foaming When foam is formed, and it bubbles inside the container, it is referred to as Foaming. Possible Causes Solutions Mixing rapidly • Mix slowly. • Ensure not to shake using mechanical shaker. Trapping of foam in the Container Use the recommended...

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