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Guide to industrial painting

Blooming

Lack of gloss, dullness caused by the quick evaporation of the thinner.
This lowers the substrate temperature below the dew point, causing moisture in the air to condense in or on the paint film.

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Cause

  • Too high relative humidity.
  • Inadequate solvents (not moisture repellent) or solvents evaporating too quickly.
  • Lack of air circulation during the drying process at room temperature.
  • Incorrect preparation of the paint or defective ingredients.
  • Too thick layer.

Solution

  • Avoid painting, if the humidity is higher than 80%.
  • Only use solvents recommended by the manufacturer.
  • Make sure there is a supply of fresh air during the drying process when drying at room temperature.
  • Prepare the paint according to the data sheet and use ingredients that are in good condition.
  • Apply the product according to the specifi cation in the data sheet.