Protective Coatings Application - Unit 4.8: Volume Solids

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

  • Volume solids is also referred to 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 is required to calculate the wet film thickness and spreading rate.