diffusing surface

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diffusing surface

A reflecting surface which scatters incident light or sound in all directions.
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Conversely, the lower percentage of primary flux, the greater the chance of increased opacity and matt surface.
A relief is created on the flat items using a sand blasting technique, hollow items such as the teapot are given a silky, matt surface using and etching process.
With its uniform matt surface, brilliant colours and individual, personalized printouts are achievable.
For a more contemporary setting, honed sandstone has a smoothed, matt surface that looks fabulous.
It has a matt surface with aqua backlighting for more energy efficiency and offers a reasonably good typing experience.
His recent works combine and contrast the visual qualities of the starkness of the high Himalayan landscape and the monasteries, which are like jewelled oases of culture, serving as focal points within a dry matt surface streaked with natural vegetative ochres, warm reds and cool greys.
Apparently, one of the issues with conventional PP compounds is that the gloss levels are too high, which, again, required painting so as to achieve a good matt surface characteristic.
From the comparison of histograms 1, 2 and 3 is visible that a poster printed on POLYPROP MATT surface shows the greatest colour change on all 36 fields of colour.
Even if the existing paint's in reasonable condition, you still need to sand it to create a matt surface to help the new paint adhere better, especially if the old paint's gloss.
Glynllifon- based artist Dyfrig Per is combines heavy oil paint and spray paint in the same image,or uses a glossy surface next to a matt surface,acrylic next to enamel, to build up vastly different surfaces and layers.
Lanco, Aquaslip, Lanco Glidd, LiquiMatt, and Lanco Matt Surface Modifiers enhance and protect surfaces against abrasion, scratches and marring.