Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch


  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1583

n A subjective term referring to: (1) Clarity or freedom from visible suspended matter or opalescence in clear coatings. (2) Cleanness or lack of a muddy or dirty tone in pigmented coatings. (3) The combined effect of lightness and strength, or purity of tone of printing inks. (Wicks ZN, Jones FN, Pappas SP (1999) Organic coatings science and technology, 2nd edn. Wiley-Interscience, New York)

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA