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tint

(tint),
A shade of color varying according to the amount of white admixed with the pigment.
[L. tingo, pp. tinctus, to dye]

tint

a shade or gradation of a color, usually a pale or less saturated version of the basic shade.
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Preservative label limits may not make effective preservation possible for all tinters under some currently envisioned low- or no-VOC, no-formaldehyde provisions.
These new zero-VOC preservatives not only show efficacy in the tinter itself, but have universal compatibility to coatings and comply with forthcoming, further tightening VOC regulations.
Clariant offers a complete line of organic pigments to enable universal colorant and tinter manufacturers to design a complete color palette, according to Brian Brophy, technical manager, architectural coatings and dispersions.
Universal tinters--meaning tinters used in both waterborne and solventborne decorative paint finishes--were developed in the U.
The paint company must prepare base paint that has precise tinting strength and appropriate tinter acceptance properties, ensure those properties remain stable and make sure the precise amount is filled into each can, according to Mr.
Experienced window tinters create a smooth finish that is free of bubbles, nicks or streaks.
LLumar glass tinters (Yellow Pages: Glass Tinting), professionally install UVShield which is virtually invisible, does not darken windows day or night, and is legal on autos in all 50 States.
When tinters are added to Spred 2000 Tint Base, a minimum amount of petroleum solvent is also introduced.