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Functions of Paint

 

Paint is a fluid that dries to form a continuous solid film when spread over a surface or substrate. Depending on its type and properties, paint can perform one or more of the following functions:

a) Decorative

Decorative paint for aesthetic purpose because it has a wide variety of colour, texture, finishes and gloss level.

b) Protective 

• Paint can be designed to protect the surface or substrate against ultra-violet rays, humidity, chemicals, corrosion, algae, abrasion etc.

c) Special purposes

• Paint can also be formulated for specific uses such as luminous paint that glow in the dark for emergency signage 

FUNCTIONS OF PAINT

Paint is a fluid that dries to form a continuous solid film when spread over a surface or substrate. Depending

on its type and properties, paint can perform one or more of the following functions:

Descriptions

• Paint can be used as a coating to decorate a surface

or substrate. It has a wide variety of colour, texture,

finishes and gross level.

a) Decorative

Decorative paint for aesthetic purpose

• Paint can be designed to protect the surface or

substrate against ultra-violet rays, humidity,

chemicals, corrosion, algae, abrasion etc.

b) Protective

Protective paint for fuel tanks

• Paint can also be formulated for specific uses such

as luminous paint that glow in the dark for

emergency signage, anti-condensation paint

to provide an insulating layer to minimise

condensation, fire retardant paint to enhance the

fire resistance of combustible surfaces such as

softboard or hardboard.

• For application of special paints, refer to

manufacturer’s recommendations.

c) Special Purposes

Luminous paint for emergency signage

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