Problem Solving Forum
July 23 - July 27, 2018
What makes a coating surface-tolerant?
Larry Muzia of Exceletech Coating & Applications, LLC on
July 30, 2018:
In addition to good wetting, there is also the iss ...read more In addition to good wetting, there is also the issue of film stress. Typically, surface tolerant coatings are also formulated to reduce the amount of film stress.
Erik Andreassen of CPS on
July 23, 2018:
Surface-tolerant coatings have excellent wetting p ...read more Surface-tolerant coatings have excellent wetting properties that are included in the formulation. The provide an excellent solution for epoxy systems that require repairs or upgrading. The wetting properties have the ability to penetrate a suitable prepared substrate in the same way a wood primer works. Most major coating manufacturers have these products in their range.