|Color code :||
|Translations :||NC, NC, Encrassement, NC, NC|
|Definition :||Deposit of a very thin layer of exogenous particles (eg. soot) giving a dirty appearance to the stone surface.|
|Relationship with the substrate :||With soiling, the substrate stucture is not considered as affected.
Soiling may have different degrees of adhesion to the
|Equivalent terms to be found in other glossaries :||NA|
|Other orthograph :||NA|
|Not to be confused with :||- Crust, which has a visible thickness.
- Deposit, which has a visible thickness, and not systematically a dirty appearance.
|Other remarks :||With increasing adhesion and cohesion, soiling can transform
into a crust. Soiling may originate from atmospheric pollutants (industrial, domestic or car exhaust products) or from particles transported by running water or heating convection.
|References :||Fitzner / VDI / MDDS|
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