8) devised a purely rheological method, simulating shear stresses representative of brushout
conditions in a rheometer and correlating subsequent movement of the upper plate with viscosity development after coating application.
Some of Freya's clients also opt for "mini-grooms" in between full grooms, consisting of either a bath and a brushout
or just a brush.
Despite wide use in the industry, these brushout
tests on six-panel doors are unreliable as predictors of paint performance.
Sometimes the brushouts
stand out more than the prints,'' he said.
These charts are available for applications in opacity testing, spreading rate, penopac, sag and leveling, display, scrub panels, and brushouts