aluminum paint

aluminum paint

[ə′lüm·ə·nəm ′pānt]
(materials)
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.

aluminum paint

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.
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To create varied textures and 3-dimensional imagery, Behrens uses mostly acrylic enamel paint and aluminum paint, mixed with sand.
Sherwin-Williams' Pro-Cryl universal primer, DTM acrylic gloss paint and Bond-Plex aluminum paint will be available.
Unlike Pollock's use of aluminum paint as a way of achieving a certain instability and ephemerality, Stella's aluminum paintings did not invite the viewer to lose him- or herself in reverie.