Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Wet Edge

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_12789

Edge of a wet painted area which remains workable. When painting large surfaces, it is generally necessary to join up to the edge of a paint film which has been left for an appreciable time; when this can be done by blending this edge with free-working paint without any lap showing, the film is said to present a wet edge.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA