Anti-Skinning Agent

Published: | Updated: January 9, 2018

Definition - What does Anti-Skinning Agent mean?

An anti-skinning agent is any corrosion coating maintenance measure taken to prevent the formation of insoluble skins on a coating's surface due to polymerization or oxidation reactions.

Corrosionpedia explains Anti-Skinning Agent

Anti-skinning agents are typically added to coatings that are stored for significant periods of time while still in a container. Skins are most likely to form when large quantities of stored coatings sit idle and stagnate.

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