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Thursday, January 12, 2012

What is the definition of “checking,” according to the ACA’s (formerly FSCT’s) Coating Encyclopedic Dictionary?

Slight breaks in a paint film that do not penetrate to the underlying substrate or surface
Breaks in a paint film that penetrate to the underlying surface or substrate
Random cracks in a network on a paint film or other surface caused by shrinkage
Defect in a wet paint film in which the paint recedes from small areas of the surface, leaving them uncoated

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