alligatoring

(1) Pronounced wide cracking over the entire surface of a coating having the appearance of alligator hide. (2) The longitudinal splitting of flat slabs in a plane parallel to the rolled surface. Also called fish-mouthing.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20742

Alligatoring

A condition of paint or aged asphalt brought about by the loss of volatile oils and the oxidation caused by solar radiation. Causes a coarse checking pattern characterized by a slipping of the new paint coating over the old coating to the extent that the old coating can be seen through the fissures. 'Alligatoring' produces a pattern of cracks rese...
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alligatoring

A condition of paint or aged asphalt brought about by the loss of volatile oils and the oxidation caused by solar radiation. 'Alligatoring' produces a pattern of cracks resembling an alligator hide and is ultimately the result of the limited tolerance of paint or asphalt to thermal expansion or contraction.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21074

Alligatoring

A reference to a certain failure in paint that looks similar to an alligator hide. Also known as checking.
Found on http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/A_glossary_of_finishing_terms.html

alligatoring

(1) Pronounced wide cracking over the entire surface of a coating having the appearance of alligator hide. (2) The longitudinal splitting of flat slabs in a plane parallel to the rolled surface. Also called fish-mouthing
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21115

ALLIGATORING

Condition of paint film where surface is cracked and develops an appearance similar to alligator skin.
Found on http://www.goldenglowpaints.com/Articles/GeneralArticles/GLOSSARYTERMS.htm

Alligatoring

The upper paint layers pull away in a pattern similar to the look of an alligator`s hide when the drying process is compromised. The layer below is visible and the upper layer has a raised appearance. Also known as `drying cracks” – see `Drying cracks” for illustrations.
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ALLIGATORING

Condition of paint film where surface is cracked and develops an appearance similar to alligator skin.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21452

Alligatoring

Surface cracking due to oxidation and shrinkage stresses, which shows as repetitive mounding of an asphalt surface, resembling the hide of an alligator.
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Alligatoring

Condition of paint film where surface is cracked and develops an appearance similar to alligator ski
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22428
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