Glossary

Auxiliary materials

(additives), are the components when producing lacquers referred to as auxiliary materials that, even in small amounts, can heavily influence or, as may apply, improve the formation of the film. The function of the auxiliary material allows them to be classed as follows:

- Siccatives

- Hardening accelerators

- Anti-skinning agents

- Levelling agents

- Wetting agents

- Anti-flocculation agents

- Anti-setting agents

- Matting agents

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