Paint Fact | What is orange peel?

14 April 2017|Captains, CCS News, Paint Facts, Yards|

Orange peel Orange peel is a coating characteristic resulting in a surface appearance like the skin of an orange. You can see Orange peel on high gloss surfaces as a wavy pattern of light and dark areas. Depending on the slope of the structure element, the light is reflected in various directions. Only the elements reflecting the light in the [...]

Wavescan technology explained

15 July 2013|Captains, Management Companies, New Build, Paint Facts, Refit, Yards|

Once upon a time, a substandard paint job was difficult to prove. However, there’s now a way for the yachting industry to objectively measure (and ultimately control) surface texture; a major contributor to how a painted surface is perceived. Here, Joop Ellenbroek explains why now is the time to turn to wavescan technology for the perfect finish. What is wavescan [...]

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