Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Let Down

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6871

(1) The process of paint manufacturing in which the pigment paste (mill base) is reduced (let down) by the addition of the remaining ingredients of the formula. (2) Reducing the intensity or depth of a colored pigment through the addition of a white, or sometimes colorless, pigment.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA