Dictionary CoatingsDry Color Dry Color Last updated: January 11, 2019 What Does Dry Color Mean? A dry color is a powdered color that is mixed with water, alcohol or mineral spirits and resin to form a paint or stain, which is then applied to a surface needing corrosion protection. Industrial paints or coatings often do not have any pre-existing colors – they receive their color by mixing dry colors in the liquid paint solution. Advertisement Corrosionpedia Explains Dry Color Dry colors are completely soluble when mixed in water, alcohol or any kind of spirit to prepare a thick viscous colored liquid. The thick colored liquid is mixed with paint, stain or any other coating material and applied to industrial equipment. Dry color manufacturers have specific goals such as minimizing the film thickness. Dry colors are available per ISO 12944 specifications. Advertisement Share This Term> Related Terms Dissolved Solids Coating Pigment Industrial Maintenance Paint Pigment Overload Inert Pigment Reactive Pigment Luminous Paint Related Reading The Composition of a Paint Coating Important Coating Standard Update for AS/NZS 2312 An Expert Guide To Accurate Cathodic Protection Measurements Leveraging AI for Enhanced Corrosion Control in Oil Pipelines Corrosion Jobs: How to Become a Corrosion Technician in 2023 The 6 Corrosive Components That Can Be Found in Crude Oil Tags Corrosion Prevention Preventative Coatings Corrosion Prevention Paints and Plastics Coatings Metallic and Ceramic Coatings Coatings Trending Articles Corrosion An Introduction to the Galvanic Series: Galvanic Compatibility and Corrosion Chemical Compound 5 Most Common Types of Metal Coatings that Everyone Should Know About Asset Management Understanding Aluminum Corrosion Asset Management If Copper is a Noble Metal then Why Are My Pipes Corroding?