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Paint Terms Beginning with the Letter: W

WATER EMULSIONS: Mixture of Pigment and synthetic resin in water with low solvent emission, low fire hazard and toxicity. and good durability and chemical resistance.

WASHABILITY: The ability of a paint to be easily cleaned without wearing away during cleaning.

WATER SPOTTING: A Paint appearance defect caused by water droplets.

WET EDGE: Length of time a wall paint can stand and be brushed back into the next stretch without showing a lap.

WEATHERING: The effect of exposure to weather on paint films.

WOOD FILLER: There are two kinds of fillers-paste and liquid. Paste fillers are something like a very thick Paint and are comprised of some solid powdered substance, usually silica or powdered quartz, mixed with linseed oil or varnish thinned with turpentine or benzene.

WITHERING: Withering or loss of gloss is sometimes caused by varnishing open-pore woods without filling pores use of improper undercoating or applying top coat before undercoat has dried.

WRINKLING: Development of ridges and furrows in a paint film when the paint dries.

 

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