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Daily Quiz (15)

True or false: Cashew nut shell liquid is sometimes used in the formulation of protective coatings.

True or False? Waterborne acrylic primers for steel are often formulated with inhibitive pigments such as zinc phosphate.

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

True or False? Glass flake is used to make a coating more breathable.

True or false? Gold is used as an antimicrobial agent in some coatings.

True or false? According to the Coatings Encyclopedic Dictionary, the volatile portion of the liquid vehicle of a coating is called the binder.

To achieve color and gloss retention at very high heat exposure (500-600 F), what type of resin base would be used to formulate a coating?

What association in the U.S. now deals with the science and technology of formulating and making paint?

Anatase and rutile are mineral forms of what pigment?

What paint ingredient can make a dark-colored roof coating reflective?

What kind of paints were first formulated by Adolf Wilhelm Keim, a German scientist?

What is a name for a hybrid coating that combines epoxy with siloxanes?

How are low-VOC coatings created?

True or false: Some coatings are formulated for application to "green" concrete.

Which of the following is not classified as an additive in a coating formulation?


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