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Sealing and Finishing
Trouble Shooting Guide
Sealer Finishes are a combination of characteristics
from Sealers and Finishes. Water based emulsions are made of different sized
particles. Controlling the particle size distribution (relative numbers of small to
large particles) controls the characteristics of the finish. Sealers have a higher
distribution of large particles, this allows them to fill pores quickly, but result in
lower gloss because the don't pack as tightly. Finishes have a high distribution of
smaller particles. Smaller particles create smooth, glossy films. Sealer
finishes have a middle distribution, some large particles, some small particles.
Thus it has the characteristics of both types of products.
Sealer finishes are removable. They are usually metal-cross linked,
which makes them removable with ammoniated or ammonia containing strippers.