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Difference between orange peel and ripple finish?

Difference between orange peel and ripple finish?

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Hi,

Can someone please explain if there is any difference between orange peel effect and ripple effect? My understanding was that they call it differently in different countries? Am I right? Here in Australia I have heard about ripple finish powder coating but never really heard anything about orange peel finish?

Can someone clarify or verify?

RE: Difference between orange peel and ripple finish?

This may be a bit trite, but understand where its coming from .

If you don't want a rippled finish, the problem is called orange peel in your your smooth finish paint.
If you want a dimpled finish, but the paint failed to provide the surface you wanted, it's a problem with the ripple finish paint.

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