What is high gloss?
High gloss is a surface finish applied to various materials including glass, ceramics, metals, plastics, and wood. A high gloss surface is achieved by applying a clear coat over a base coat. The base coat is then sanded down until the desired level of gloss is reached.
- Why do we need high gloss?
A high gloss surface provides a beautiful appearance and reflects light back towards the viewer. In addition, it helps to reduce glare and reflections off surfaces.
- How does high gloss work?
When light hits a glossy surface, it bounces off at a 90 degree angle. When light strikes a matte surface, it reflects straight back at the viewer.
- Benefits of high gloss
High gloss finishes provide a clean look and feel. They are durable and resistant to scratches and stains. They are also easy to maintain and require little maintenance.
- Types of high gloss
There are many types of high gloss finishes. Some examples include lacquer, polyurethane, epoxy, and acrylic. Each type offers different benefits and uses.
- Application methods
High gloss finishes can be applied using sprayers, rollers, brushes, pads, and airless spray guns.
- Advantages of high gloss
High-gloss finishes are extremely popular due to their durability, ease of application, and low cost.