yachtpaint.com Glossary of Terms - H

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





Hardener
Curing agent, catalyst, activator, accelerator, reactor ; non technical term used to describe the usual smaller part of a two pack system that is added to the "base" to initiate a cure.


Hardness
The agent used for abrasive blast cleaning, for example sand or grit.




High Build Coatings
Paints that can be applied at comparatively high wet film thicknesses.



Holiday
Pinhole ; skip ; discontinuity.


Humidity
Level of moisture in the air.