A - Z list of keywords and terms from the coatings industry.
The industrial paint market in the UK buys nearly 300 million litres of paint each year, valued at over £700 million. European users consume over 1.6 billion litres each year. Products are often designed for users' specific applications, tailored specifically for the method of application and curing to be used, as well as for the end use of the cured coating.
Ease with which a coating can be ignited with a naked flame and burn.
Ink jet printing is a non-impact process - no pressure is applied to the substrate. A jet ink is fired from a "gun"! and is broken up into a stream of minute droplets of ink. These are all electronically charged to a predetermined level before passing between deflector plates which alter their individual flight paths to the substrate, and so forming the required image. Because it is non-impact, this process can print on almost any surface.
The ink market in the UK buys more than 120,000 tonnes of ink each year, valued at over £350 million. Major users include the Publishing and Packaging industries. There is a wide range of smaller users supplied by general and specialist printers, such as the commercial and promotion markets.
Not chemically based on or derived from hydrocarbons.
The ability of one coat to stick to a.other