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Paint & Painting Defects

IMPACT DAMAGE
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RUST SPOTTING
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PINHOLES

PINHOLES

SOLVENT POPPING
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CRATERING

WRINKLING
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SOLVENT ATTACK
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MUD CRACKING
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SOLVENT ATTACK
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FLOTATION

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DRY SPRAY

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ADHESION FAILURE
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INCORRECT COATING SYSTEM (HOT SURFACE)


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INCORRECT COATING SYSTEM (BITUMEN SURFACE)


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BLISTERING
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CISSING
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BLISTERING

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SEVERE BLISTERING
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OVER THINNING (LEADS TO BUBBLING)


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RUST NODULES
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SURFACE CONTAMINATION PRIOR TO PAINTING


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DELAMINATION (INTERCOAT FAILURE)


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RUST STAINING (T.S.A)


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CORROSION DUE TO LOW DFT


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ADHESION FAILURE (UNTREATED GALAVANISING)


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POOR OPACITY
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CHECKING
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CHALKING

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INTERCOAT ADHESION FAILURE


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INCOMPATIBLE PAINTING SYSTEMS


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ADHESION FAILURE (SALT CONTAMINATION)


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CHECKING

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BITTINESS (ALSO CALLED SEEDYNESS, PEPPERING)


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ADHESION FAILURE (TSA)


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OVER APPLICATION (PINHOLES ORANGE PEEL)


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RUNS & SAGS (OVER APPLICATION)


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MISSES & SKIPS (LEADS TO RUST STAINING)


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METAL CONTAMINATION OF PAINT SURFACE


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RUST STAINING
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BLISTERING
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CHALKING
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CHALKING (ULTRA VIOLET LIGHT ATTACK)


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BLOOMING (MOISTURE ATTACK)


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PINHOLES

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ACID ATTACK

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CORROSION UNDER FIRE PROTECTION


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ORANGE PEEL (VISCOSITY & TECHNIQUE PROBLEM)


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OVER THINNING (RUNS & SAGGING)


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FLOCCULATION
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GRINNING (SHOWING THROUGH, POOR OPACITY)


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RIPPLED COATING
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WATER SPOTTING (DURING APPLICATION)


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SETTLEMENT
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LOW DFT (UNEVEN COATING, HIGH PEAKS)


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