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  1. Defintion of paint (aka, "Coating")
    "Any surface coating intended to protect, aesthetic improvement, or provide some special quality"
  2. What are the four categories of paint?
    1). Architectural- (house paint) Found in residence or business.

    2). Product coatings- Used in vehicles, those applied to manufacturing.

    3) Special purpose coatings- beyound protectiong or aesthetic such as, water proofing and skin resistance.

    4)Artistic Paint- Usually found in forgery cases. Each artistic paint formulates its own unique techniques. also similar to architectural paint.
  3. Paint terminology words:
    • Pigment
    • Lacquer
    • Binder
    • Vehicle
    • Solvent
    • Dye
    • Enamel
    • Latex
    • Shellac
    • Stain
    • Varnish

  4. Name and explain the automotive finishes.
    Pretreatment- Zin electroplating (rust prevention)

    Primer- Epoxy resin w/ coersion-resistant pigment

    Topcoat- single, multiple or metallic color coat (provides vehicle color)

    Clearcoat- unpiggmented coating to improve gloss and durability.

    Plastic substrates (bumper made of nylon, polymer blends, polyurethane resins).

    Metalic pigments may contain zinc, nickel and bronze.
  5. Technology and tools used for paint comparison:
    Wooden sticks


    plastic forceps
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ANTH 311
Chapter 16 Paint Analysis