Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Relative Leveling

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9897

n A measure of the ability of a coating to flow out after application so as to obliterate any surface irregularities, such as brush marks or orange peel or peaks and craters which have been produced by the mechanical process of applying the coating. The term is used with the “0” to “10” sale of leveling ratings of ASTM Method D 2801. Leveling Characteristics of Paints by Draw-down Method.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA