The leafing type has low surface tension and is leafing on the surface of coating film. It imparts high reflection and chrome-imitating effect, but the flakes are easy to peeled from the coating surface thus lead to the difficulty of recoating. The mainly applications are anticorrosive coating, roof coating, tanks, cans, etc.
The non-leafing type can be moistened totally by the paint and can distribute in the film evenly with the tendency of sinking. The coating film is hard and stable and can be recoat. It can be widely used in vehicles, furniture, electronic products, coil coating, etc.
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