yachtpaint.com Glossary of Terms - E

Alphabetical index of marine painting terms used in the construction, maintenance and repair of boats.

Electrostatic Spray
Spraying with electric charge attracts paint on surface

Emulsion Paint
Water based paint with an emulsified resin vehicle

Pigmented varnish ; any hard, glossy coatings

Wearing away of paint films

To change from a liquid or solid state to a vapour

Filler, bulking agent ; ingredients added to paint to increase coverage, reduce cost, achieve durability, alter appearance and influence other desirable properties

External Mix
Spray equipment in which fluid air joins outside of aircap