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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Insulated siding is available in all of the traditional profiles associated with lap siding (including vertical siding) and most colors are certified for color retention.
The newly reformulated PPG Pittsburgh Paints Regency Paint + Primer-In-One products provide premium coverage and color retention for long-lasting beauty and durability in three unique formulations --all with low volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and low odor--including Regency Interior, Regency Exterior and Regency Interior/Exterior.
Other properties of PVDF include good color retention, strong piezoelectricity, and gloss.
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.
It is designed to withstand wind driven rain as well as heavy UV exposure, resulting in long-lasting color retention.
GeoDeck is brand leader for high quality materials that offer strong color retention and high level industry ratings for durability and mechanical strength.
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.
This article illustrates how the new light stabilizer Tinuvin PUR 866 confers to TPU excellent initial color and improved color retention upon light exposure, which are key requirements for this growing market application.
Color retention is also a concern of makers of fiber products, since the practical shelf life and use-life of textiles and raw fiber can be reduced by objectionable color changes.