ground coat

ground coat

1. A first coat of paint or enamel, particularly when designed to show through a topcoat.
2. A porcelain enamel applied directly to the base metal to function as an intermediate layer between the metal and the cover coat.
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The large flakes can be added directly to basecoats or used as a ground coat for Radiance II midcoats.
Sale again was in Uralkaliy due to the news on the continuing down warping of ground coat under railway line.
Glass lining serves as corrosion-resistant barrier and is composed of two layers, i.e., a porous ground coat and a dense top coat.
The print design and ground coat are printed on the back of the film in reverse order.
Ditzler Big Flake pigments can be added directly to the basecoat or used as a ground coat for Radiance II mid-coats by PPG to create an old-style special-effect finish.
That is, the release coat is printed first, followed by the pattern or a wood grain print, the ground coat and finally, the adhesive.