aluminum paint[ə′lüm·ə·nəm ′pānt]
A mixture of oil varnish and aluminum pigment in the form of thin flakes which overlap in the paint film; reflects the sun's radiation well and retains the heat in hot-air or hot-water pipes or tanks.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
A paint made with aluminum paste and a film-forming vehicle (such as a varnish); a good heat and light reflector; has good water impermeability.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.