Mud Cracking

Appearance

Thousands of tiny splits or cracks in the coating surface resembling dried mud.

Probable Causes

  1. The coating has been applied too thick. (Note: this condition most often occurs in waterborne coatings.)
  2. Coating flashed too quickly or at too high a temperature.

Suggested Solutions

  1. Reduce the application viscosity.
  2. Apply a thinner film.
  3. Check flashing process (See Product Data Sheet).


 
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Common Coating Problems

Mud Cracking

Mud Cracking - Common Coating Problems

Appearance

Thousands of tiny splits or cracks in the coating surface resembling dried mud.

Probable Causes

  1. The coating has been applied too thick. (Note: this condition most often occurs in waterborne coatings.)
  2. Coating flashed too quickly or at too high a temperature.

Suggested Solutions

  1. Reduce the application viscosity.
  2. Apply a thinner film.
  3. Check flashing process (See Product Data Sheet).


 
 
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