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Understanding Inorganic Zinc-Rich Primers and Specifications

From JPCL, December 2010

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by Dr. Ilhan Ulkem and Mike Winter, Worldwide Protective Coatings, International Paint, LLC/AkzoNobel, Inc.

In this article, the authors summarize problems manufacturers and end users encounter when relying on the available standards for materials and performance tests for zinc-rich coatings. They present suggestions for improving specifications and the reasons for developing purely performance-based specifications because of lower zinc content....
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