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by Ron Joseph

September, 2003

Paint Viscosity Conversions

Q. Is there a conversion formula or chart that can be utilized to convert from Zhan to Ford ratios as well as the converse.

A. Companies, such as BYK-Gardner ( and Paul Gardner Company have conversion charts that you can use. I'm not sure if you can access them off their websites, but they certainly do have charts that they can send you.

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