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Colours, coatings, wood stains, and paints for exterior and interior house painting, plus commercial, industrial and marine painting applications.

Blog Posts from Resene

28 4 2023

Why Does Silk Feel So Silky? The Science Behind Soft Touch


With surfaces you touch a lot, sensory feel can not only make the surface feel better but also look better.

27 4 2023

Is Paint Compostable?


‘Compostable’ means material that can be similarly broken down but — critically — into species that are useful and beneficial to compost.

27 4 2023

To Stain or to Paint? Which is the Better Decision?

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Could multiple applications of less durable wood stains outperform a more durable paint system in terms of carbon footprint?

30 5 2021

Paint Failing: Wet Adhesion and Hydrostatic Pressure

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What causes some paints to disbond under hydrostatic pressure? It generally comes down to the ‘wet adhesion’ of the paint layer to the damp, concrete substrate.

27 4 2021

Reducing Dirt Pick-Up On Painted Surfaces

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A look at two major tactics for reducing dirt pick-up — making the surface either super-hydrophilic or super-hydrophobic.

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