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Surface coating Surface coating

Summary

  • Failure mode Coatings can degrade from incorrect cleaning.
  • Durability feature Proper instruction will preserve the appearance of the product.
  • Cost

Good practices

  • Good practicesSurfaces should have no blemishes or transparency.
  • Good practices Coatings should wrap around joints (to reduce the risk of peeling).

Bad practices

  • Bad practicesCoating is incorrectly applied (compromising appearance).
  • Bad practices Coating and finish degrades over time.

Key facts

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  • Failure mode Failure mode
  • Durability features Durability features
  • Cost saving Cost saving
  • Low cost Low cost
  • Cost neutral Cost neutral
  • High cost High cost