The nitrocellulose lacquers were the most sensible for temperature changes in the cold-check test.
The nitrocellulose lacquers showed less resistance to scratching compared to other lacquers.
Austin said precatalyzed lacquers, higher in solids than straight nitrocellulose lacquers
will be used more because they will fall within the VOC regulations being enforced in Southern California and portions of other states not in compliance with NESHAP.
In addition, DOTP allows use of PVC in contact with furniture finishes, since it has little tendency to migrate and soften nitrocellulose lacquers
In addition to gaining acceptance as a suitable coating, waterborne coverings have been striving to offer the same performance as high VOC nitrocellulose lacquers
Seminar participants will also visit Sligh Furniture, which applies nitrocellulose lacquers
with HVLP spray guns to its high-end residential furniture.
Thomas Keeling says his firm has overcome the problem of air entrapment in its nearly commercial nitrocellulose lacquers
for wood furniture.
The Unicarb formulation contains about 40 percent solids compared to about 22 percent with conventional nitrocellulose lacquers
, according to Quist.