Building Maintenance

Which defect occurs if a paint is applied excessively thick?

  • A. Grinning
  • B. Running
  • C. Wrinkling
  • D. Flaking
Answer: Option C.

If a paint is applied excessively thick then wrinkling occurs. Grinning occurs when under coat and final coat are of different colours. Running occurs if the surface is too smooth; paint run off from such parts. Flaking occurs due to poor adhesion, leading to peeling off of paint.

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