A wearing, grinding or rubbing away by friction.
The inherent ability of a coating or substrate to resist degradation or destruction by friction.
The process of decorating glass, which involves the application of hydrofluoric acid to the glass surface.
A process used in the production of cut crystal to remove the opacity of etched surfaces where decoration has been applied. Items to be polished are immersed in a mixture of demineralized water, sulphuric acid and hydrofluoric acid, and then rinsed. There may be a single short immersion in a stronger solution, or a series of immersions in a weaker solution.
See acid etching
The ability of coatings to adhere one to another.
The ability of a coating film to maintain its internal integrity without separating or layering.
Attachment of a coating film to a surface by molecular attraction without altering the coated surface.
An elongated bubble in glass.