Epoxy paint

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Description

Enamel-like paint composed of epoxy resins. Epoxy paints provide a strong, dimensionally stable and wear resistant surface. Most epoxy paints are two-component systems that are mixed immediately prior to use. Some one-component epoxies are formulated with ketimines which react with moisture to release amine curing agents.

Synonyms and Related Terms

peinture époxy (Fr.); tinta epoxídica (Port.); tinta epóxida (Port.)

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • Irving Skeist, Handbook of Adhesives, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York, 1977
  • Thomas J.S. Learner, Analysis of Modern Paints, Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, 2004

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