Table 7: Thermal properties depending on the surface finish for tankers [11].

AbsorptivityReflectivityEmissivity

Polish stainless steel0.30.70.33
Stripped stainless steel0.520.480.27
Galvanized steel0.620.380.19
White painted steel0.230.770.77
Black painted0.950.050.97
Black laquer0.920.080.89
Dark grey paint0.910.090.86
Dark blue painted0.910.090.75
Silver painted0.250.750.67
White laquer0.210.790.2
Aluminium paint0.40.60.5
Shiny white paint0.210.790.87