Tag: Solvent

Paint Stripper

  Description/Application Paint Stripper is a corrosive solvent used to remove paint and other coatings. Resources Petroleum derivatives are commonly used for paint stripper. 2, 3 Methylene chloride...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Industrial Design

Screen Reclaimer

  Description/Application Screen reclaimer is a solvent used to dissolve hardened screen printing emulsion. Once dissolved, a new design can be placed on the screen. Screen reclaimer is...
By Katherine Story
In Printmaking

Mineral Spirits

Description/Application Mineral spirits are a solvent most often used for cleaning up tough to clean substances such as oil paints and ink. Resources Mineral spirits are derived from...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Foundation, Industrial Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture

Oil Medium

  Description/Application Oil Medium, also known as Liquin, is an additive mixed with oil based paints to either thin or thicken the texture of the paint and slow...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Painting

Turpentine

  Description/Application Turpentine is a common oil paint and varnish thinner. 1 It is a liquid solvent used as a medium to thin oil paint or clean brushes....
By Carolyn Shafer
In Banned, Foundation, Painting, Research

Odorless Mineral Spirits

    Description/Application Mineral spirits are a solvent most often used for cleaning up tough to clean substances such as oil paints and ink. Resources Mineral spirits are...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Foundation, Industrial Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Research, Sculpture

Linseed Oil

  Description/Application Linseed oil is used as a preservative and stain for wood, natural rope, masonry, and as a binder medium in oil paints to increase flow and...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Industrial Design, Painting, Research, Sculpture