Protective Coatings Application: Volume Solids


To understand that paints and coatings are liquid materials made up of volatile and non-volatile components.

  • Volume solids are also referred to the volume of solids, solids by volume etc.
  • All coatings have a defined volume solids content.
  • Volume solids should be found on product data sheets.
  • Volume solids are required to calculate the wet film thickness and spreading rate.

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