London: Chapman and Hall, 1979. Third edition. Hard Cover. Octavo, pp. xiv, 504, indexed, illustrated with numerous photographs showing examples of defects. New in dust jacket. Item #19153
Defects in paints designed for all purposes are discussed - decorative, protective, industrial, marine - in conjunction with various methods of application and a wide range of common substrates. The treatment of causes and remedies is presented against a background of basic paint technology, essential for complete understanding of the behavior of paint films. Topics include drying mechanisms, corrosion-inhibiting pigments, and marine antifouling compositions.