A Polyester resin that is used as a lacquer coating, usually in mixtures with Cellulose nitrate resins. Maleic resin is made from the combination of Rosin or other natural resins with Maleic anhydride in a Glycerol solution. They dry quickly to form nonyellowing films.
Resources and Citations
- ASTM, "Standard Terminology Relating to Paint, Varnish, Lacquer and Related Products", Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Section 6, Paints, Related Coatings and Aromatics, ASTM, D16, 7-Jan, Jul-96
- Pam Hatchfield, Pollutants in the Museum Environment, Archetype Press, London, 2002
- Guy Weismantel, Paint Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1981