Thinners & Decorative
The physical property in the paint has very importance to ensure its colour which should not fade and to be discoloured in any case which is a creditable property.
The painted surfaces should be of washable condition. The films which are produced by the painting, when dried when dried well should be of cleaning condition in case of change, the
colour and other things extra.
Varnish making is a skilled are which, for many years, had a place as one of the necessary and outstanding industries in the united states and Europe. Recent years have seen this industry grow by leaps and bounds because of the development of many new
raw materials which are adapted to varnish making.
A paint is a stable dispersion of opaque or semi-opaque substances (pigments or finely-divided metals) in a fluid medium, which is suitable for coating surfaces uniformly by means of a brush or spray painting machine or by dipping and roller coating and which dries to form a continuous film performing one or more of the functions of obliteration, protection and decoration.
Though paints have been in use from times immemorial, the paint industry as it is known today is of comparatively recent origin. It was only in the middle of the nineteenth century that
the ready-mixed paints started coming in to the market. The demand for the wide range of specialized products, such as for coating manufactured articles of various kinds, for increasing
chemical resistance, for the prevention of decay and corrosion, for sanitation, prevention of accidents, and so on, started increasing. To keep pace with the demand, the paint industry has
had to broaden and diversify its products. The indian paint industry has been able to meet all these demands successfully. It is not possible to discuss all the important uses to which paint is put for different purposes viz., decoration, protection, sanitation, greater illumination, insulation, safety etc.