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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

What is mica?

A non-leafing aluminum pigment
A glass flake reinforcement for coatings
A platey extender pigment used in barrier coatings
An organic inhibitive pigment

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Thursday, April 7, 2011
When assessing the moisture content of wood with a suitable moisture meter, what level of moisture is generally considered the upper limit for successful painting?

Wednesday, April 6, 2011
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