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Any liquid or mastic composition which after application to a substrate in a thin layer is converted to an opaque solid film; as well as any transparent, protective finish.

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Chemistry; Acrylic paint

The amount obtained from a process or reaction, relative to the theoretical maximum amount obtainable.

100% acrylic latex paint

Software; Acrylic paint

Water-thinned paint in which only acrylic resin is used as the binder medium. Typically the highest quality latex paints used for a wide variety of architectural coatings, 100% ...

airless spraying

; Acrylic paint

Process of atomization of paint by forcing it through an orifice at high pressure. The effect is often aided by the vaporization of the solvents, especially if the paint has been ...


; Acrylic paint

Resins used mostly in trim paints, inside and out, although some medium duty equipment and marine enamels employ these resins as binders. Most often alkyd resins are found in ...


; Acrylic paint

The binder cements the pigment particles into a uniform paint film and also makes the paint adhere to the surface. The nature and amount of binder determine most of the paint's ...

bituminous paint

; Acrylic paint

(1) Originally, the class of paints consisting essentially of natural bitumens dissolved in organic solvents. They may or may not contain softening agents, pigments, and inorganic ...


; Acrylic paint

Loss of color, usually caused by exposure to sunlight.