color retention

color retention

The ability of a paint or varnish film to retain its original color appearance and not fade with age or exposure to sunlight.
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Good color retention for the topcoat was important since the aircraft sits outside several months a year.
Diane Kappas, PPG vice president, protective and marine coatings, Americas, said the technology behind Kwikspar polyaspartic coatings makes them highly cost-effective solutions for steel building and structural components that require excellent corrosion resistance, weathering, and gloss and color retention.
Ashgabat International Airport, one of Turkmenistan's most prestigious infrastructure projects, required a facade coating that would be extremely resistant to weather degradation and that would provide lasting gloss and color retention.
Cathodic acrylic e-coat is available in a wide range of glosses and colors to maximize exterior durability, gloss retention, color retention, and corrosion protection.
These additions offer the powder coating industry even more premium colors that combine excellent color retention and weatherability.
Compared to rubber compounds using carbon black fillers with similar surface areas, these characteristics are said to include increased stiffness and reinforcing strength, enhanced resistance to heat build-up, better tear strength with equal tensile strength, improved color retention and/or translucence, superior chip and chunk resistance, and extended product life in high-temperature environments.
Solventborne air-dry PVDF systems for field-applied touch-up, repair, and restoration were developed in the 1980s, and have now also demonstrated more than 20 years of excellent south Florida color retention when used in conjunction with weatherable inorganic pigments.
In studies, after gamma and e-beam sterilization, Tritan has exhibited excellent color retention among most transparent polymers available for medical device applications.
Among the additives are sweeteners, food color and color retention agents, antifoaming agents, glazing agents, and probiotic foods and dietary supplements.
RP 3403 White 1518 is for outdoor profiles that require excellent color retention, such as windows and sports equipment;
The fully multi-coated lenses ensure image clarity as well as color retention, while the fast focus ocular allows you to bring your reticle into crisp detail.
Partial least square-regression (PLS-R) modeling was used to correlate measured coating properties with their weathering performance on the preservative-treated and untreated wood substrates, based on water repellency, color retention, and visual ratings after 3 years of natural weathering.