A - Z list of keywords and terms from the coatings industry.
Marks caused by exposure to rain soon after application
An enclosed vessel in which resin are produced. Also known as a kettle
The time interval between each application of a coating.
A high molecular weight hydrocarbon which forms the integral film of a coating by curing. Resins may be thermoplastic (PVC), which means that they can be cycled through solidifying/softening without significant chemical changes; or they may be thermosetting (e.g. epoxy) resins which change their chemical structure on curing to a sold film which cannot be re-melted. Also known as binder or medium.
A factory or factory area in which resins are manufactured.