Properties of an Ideal Paint


what is paint?

paint is a coloured substance which is spread over a surface and dries to leave a thin decorative or protective coating.

An ideal paint should have following properties

  1. It should be possible to apply easily and freely.
  2. It should dry in reasonable time.
  3. It should form hard and durable surface.
  4. It should not be harmful to the health of workers.
  5. It should not be easily affected by atmosphere.
  6. It should possess attractive and pleasing appearance.
  7. It should form a thin film of uniform nature i.e., it should not crack.
  8. It should possess good spreading power.
  9. It should be cheap.

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