Problem Solving Forum
September 30 - October 4, 2019
When and why would I need to stripe coat if I am using an edge-retention primer?
Josh Skinner of The Sherwin-Williams Company on
October 3, 2019:
When? ALWAYS!!! Why? Even coatings ...read more When? ALWAYS!!! Why? Even coatings with outstanding edge- retentive properties would have between 50 and 70% edge retention. A stripe coat ensures adequate dry film thickness on edges, outside corners, crevices, bolt heads, welds, and other irregular steel surfaces.
Per Gabrielsson of Free Lance Consultations and Inspections on
October 1, 2019:
Edge retention coating - a nice sales gimmick! It' ...read more Edge retention coating - a nice sales gimmick! It's easy to announce, but who is measuring the dft on edges??? Always stripe coat separately edges and manual welds.