Protective Coatings Application: Wet Film Thickness

Objective: To calculate and measure the wet film thickness of an applied coating. With a knowledge of the target dry film thickness and the volume solids of the paint, the applicator can calculate the required wet film thickness.

  • The protective coatings applicator should be able to calculate the wet film thickness of most applied coatings.
  • Most coatings have a different wet film thickness from the dry film thickness.