The surface topography of powder coatings and its relation to gloss
Gloss in an important attribute of a powder coating. It depends on the micro- and the macrostructure of the coating surface.
This article describes various methods to modify and control gloss in powder coatings and compares the degree of micro and macro surface smoothness with gloss measurements. The article also gives formulations of various gloss-control techniques, comparing surface appearance with gloss.