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Controlling Paint Film Thickness
How can I achieve a paint film that is less than 1 mil (0.001”) thick?
Ask an Expert Published: 11/26/2013
Color Documentation
Is there a better way to document color matches than with a 60-degree spectrophotometer?
Ask an Expert Published: 11/22/2013
Paint Attacking ABS Parts
ABS automotive parts become brittle and lose flexibility after application of a polyurethane enamel topcoat.
Ask an Expert Published: 11/20/2013
Another Source of Dirt in the Paint Film
An imbalance of the chemicals in the power washer could be the root of a reader's problems with dirt in the paint finish.
Ask an Expert Published: 11/18/2013
Phosphate Pretreatment of Galvanized Steel
We use a seven-tank process that has been working fine for pretreating cold-rolled steel sheet but experience paint-adhesion failures when we pretreat galvanized steel. What must we do to change the process to pretreat GI sheet?
Ask an Expert Published: 10/25/2013
Reader Response to Hard, Abrasion-Resistant Coating
A reader responds to a previous Painting Clinic question about hard, abrasion-resistant coatings, and suggests three technologies.
Ask an Expert Published: 10/23/2013
Inspecting Paint Texture
The following question/answer about paint texture inspection was posted back in 2003. Is the answer provided then still valid today?
Ask an Expert Published: 10/21/2013
Color-Matching Problem
Our customer is rejecting parts because it says the flat black paint used on them is not black enough. How do we quantify the problem? Would a colorimeter be useful for inspection?
Ask an Expert Published: 10/4/2013
Masking Suppliers
How do I provide masks and fixtures for the many different shapes and sizes of parts we produce?
Ask an Expert Published: 10/2/2013
Painting a Coal Conveyor
What is the best paint to use on the steel structure and steel rail tracks of a coal conveyor system located adjacent to a river?-
Ask an Expert Published: 9/26/2013

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