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What is the function of an inhibitive pigment?

Thursday, August 21, 2014


What extender pigment is also known as calcite, marble flour, and whiting?

Thursday, June 26, 2014


True or false: Titanium dioxide is a highly opaque pigment.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014


True or false: Inhibitive pigments provide solar reflectance to roof coatings.

Thursday, March 13, 2014


True or false: The overlapping of platey pigments in a coating creates crevices that diminish the coating’s barrier properties.

Monday, February 24, 2014


True or false: The threat of mudcracking in thick, heavily pigmented coatings is more likely with spherical than with platey pigments.

Monday, January 20, 2014


Leafing action is characteristic of what paint constituent?

Wednesday, November 20, 2013


What pigment is made by both a French process and an American process?

Friday, November 8, 2013


True or False: Pigments used to make coatings must be spherical in shape.

Monday, November 4, 2013


Which of the following pigments is most stable at high temperatures (above 500°F)?

Wednesday, August 28, 2013


True or False: Flocculation increases pigment distribution within a paint material.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013


IR pigments are most likely to be used in what type of coating?

Thursday, August 1, 2013


True or False? Ground mica is used in both joint compound for finishing drywall and as a pigment in paints.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013


The acronym TSP stands for “Total Suspended Particulate,” as well as for what well-known material in coating work?

Thursday, May 16, 2013


True or false: The amount of chalking of a paint film can be affected by the choice of both pigment and binding medium.

Friday, April 12, 2013


True or false: Zinc phosphate pigments, when used in primers for steel substrates, provide sacrificial protection of the metal.

Friday, April 5, 2013


Anatase and rutile are mineral forms of what pigment?

Thursday, January 24, 2013


Which of the following pigments is not classified as a prime pigment?

Friday, December 14, 2012


Platey pigments contribute to what mechanism of corrosion protection?

Thursday, October 18, 2012


Nanoparticles of what pigment can be incorporated into outdoor building materials, such as paint or concrete, to reduce smog?

Thursday, September 6, 2012


True or false: Henry Ford’s high gloss Japan black enamel used on early mass-produced Ford cars and trucks, relied on high levels of lampblack pigment for coloration.

Friday, July 27, 2012


Which of the following are platey pigments?

Monday, July 16, 2012


Acicular, fibrous, and nodular are terms used to describe what pigment property?

Friday, June 15, 2012


True or false: Even in dark colors, IR-pigmented coatings on metal roofs can meet Energy Star requirements for solar reflectance.

Monday, June 11, 2012


What pigment below gives the best hiding power to a coating?

Monday, May 7, 2012


Which pigment used in paints is white?

Monday, April 23, 2012


Ion exchange pigments would most likely be used in what application?

Wednesday, April 18, 2012


True or false: The addition of pigments is required to match the color of concrete repair materials with the color of the concrete matrix being repaired.

Thursday, March 29, 2012


Prior to the widespread understanding of their negative health effects, what is the main reason that lead pigments were widely used in protective coatings?

Tuesday, October 4, 2011


True or false: The threat of mud cracking in highly pigmented paints applied at high film builds is likely to be diminished in coating films that employ spherical pigments.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011


Micaceous iron oxide is a pigment providing what kind of properties to protective coatings among the choices listed?

Wednesday, September 21, 2011


True or false: Titanium dioxide is mainly an anti-corrosive pigment.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011


Which of the following are lead- and chromate-free inhibitive pigments?

Friday, January 14, 2011


What is a prime pigment?

Tuesday, November 9, 2010


Which of the following pigments is used as an extender for paints?

Monday, November 8, 2010


Which of the following would not be considered an extender pigment in a coating?

Wednesday, September 29, 2010


Aluminum, mica, and glass flake are what type of pigments?

Friday, September 10, 2010


Which of the following pigment classes is normally not used as an extender pigment?

Wednesday, July 21, 2010


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