hiding power

hiding power, covering power

The ability of a paint film to obscure completely any pattern, marks, or color on the surface to which it is applied.
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The Ti-Pure One Coat technology improves the Brite paint's hiding power by 60 percent in just one application.
By using an exclusive resins combination as well as matching the requirements on cost, solids, and levelling, Beckers' new coating offers benefits that include a very high solid content, enhanced appearance through a smoother film surface and a very good hiding power.
"Our Light Shaping Diffusers provide world-class LED hiding power and present unique branding opportunities for lighting designers.
The challenge with formulating automotive colors is to keep the balance between the specifications of hiding power, color tolerances and weather fastness.
Within architectural coatings applications, Ti-Pure system solutions expand the limits of hiding power with fast and easy paint coverage.
Among specific topics are the hiding power of aluminum metal pigments developed in the ball mill grinding process, steel slag as a substitute for natural aggregate in the production of concrete, characterizing properties of cellulosic fibers for their use in composites, measuring outdoor and indoor particulate matter concentrations in the village of Jasov, and activated zeolite and magnesite as potential reactive materials for the passive treatment of acidic groundwater.
Precisely controlled deposition of multiple layers of titanium dioxide, iron oxide and tin oxide onto mica substrate, renders an effect pigment, with both hiding power and high color intensity.
Cadmolith colors are red and yellow lithopone cadmium sulfides and selenides with good hiding power, good resistance to light and heat, inertness, and insolubility in organic media.
The particle size of the white pigment is what helps the (opacity) hiding power of the ink.
Coverage of metamerism, hiding power, and colorant calibration has been expanded.
A shipment of paint from Costa Rica was detained for laboratory testing and it failed to meet requirements such as viscosity, hiding power, drying time and "scrubbability".