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- Tack Rag
A cloth used alone or with a solution to clean up dust from sanding.
Means a surface can be lightly touched without leaving a mark or sticking to fingers.
A term used to describe a surface that is not yet able to be touched without leaving a residue on your fingers or an imprint in the surface.
The chemical contained in wood that produces its color.
- Tensile Strength
The ability to resist pulling stresses usually from expansion and contraction of the floor.
A material that softens when heated and hardens when cooled.
A shade of color that is produce by adding a color to white paint or enamel.
See Tongue and Groove
- Tongue & Groove (T&G)
A process where one side of a plank or strip has a groove cut out and the other side has a tongue extending out. When the two sides fit together they form a unit.
- Tri Sodium Phosphate
A product used to remove contaminates from the surface of flooring.
A tool used to spread filler over an entire floor or large area.
A flooring joist system.
- Tung Oil
A type of oil-based finish that penetrates wood, giving it a hand rubbed look when applied in multiple coats. It also slightly ambers the wood.