Water-Based vs. Solvent-Based Paints

Types Of Paint In both residential and industrial markets, consumers can choose between the following categories of paint. Water-Based Coatings Solvent-Based Coatings Fifty years ago, virtually all paint was solvent-based.  Sometimes referred to as “Oil-based” or “Alkyd” paints, solvent-based coatings contain higher levels of organic compounds than water-based coatings.  These solvents or compounds facilitate application, … Continue reading Water-Based vs. Solvent-Based Paints