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Custom Restoration Guide 2018

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11 11 PAINT BASICS PAINT COMPONENTS: PIGMENTS are finely ground powders from naturally occurring or synthetically produced minerals. They provide: Color and special effects Sandability Opacity (coverage/hiding power) Adhesion Durability and corrosion resistance Filling properties RESIN is the backbone of paint and is needed for: Film forming Gloss Pigment binding Viscosity Durability Adhesion ADDITIVES are materials added in small amounts to give and/or improve specific characteristics: UV absorbers (durability) Driers and catalysts Flow additives (leveling) Plasticisers (flexibility) Anti-settle agents Anti-foaming agents SOLVENTS (Thinners) Reduce viscosity Change speed of dry/flash-off

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