yachtpaint.com Glossary of Terms - G

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

The coating of iron and steels with a layer of zinc and iron-zinc compounds, by immersion in a bath of molten zinc.

Galvanic Corrosion
Corrosion of dissimilar metals in electrical contact

Gel Coat
Protective outer resin layer on glass reinforced polyester laminates (GRP)

Gel Time
The time for a liquid to turn to a solid during achemical reaction.

Sheen ; ability to reflect ; brightness.

Gloss Reaction
Ability to retain original sheen.

An abrasive obtained from slag and various other materials.