Chapter 4. Additives and Solvents

  1. Dwight G. Weldon

Published Online: 13 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470744673.ch4

Failure Analysis of Paints and Coatings, Revised Edition

Failure Analysis of Paints and Coatings, Revised Edition

How to Cite

Weldon, D. G. (2009) Additives and Solvents, in Failure Analysis of Paints and Coatings, Revised Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470744673.ch4

Author Information

  1. Weldon Laboratories, Inc, PO Box 40, Imperial, PA 15126, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 13 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470697535

Online ISBN: 9780470744673

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Keywords:

  • basic understanding of solvents and failure modes encountered with protective coatings;
  • anti-settling agents;
  • viscosity and shear;
  • additives and solvents;
  • de-foaming and anti-foaming agents;
  • anti-skinning agents;
  • flow-modifying agents;
  • controlling viscosity through solvent use;
  • volatile organic content (VOC) regulations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Additives

  • Solvents

  • References