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What Is Oil Based Paint

Oil based paints refers to paints which do not require water as a medium and they are prepared with a drying oil, like linseed, soya and paint thinner as the thinning component. They usually dry incredibly hard, but they take a long period to dry.
Popular Questions
What Are the Dangers of Inhalation of Oil Based Paint Primer?
Since the base solvent in oil-based paint is mineral spirits, toluene, xylene or some other petroleum derivative, it should come as no surprise that breathing in fumes from this kind of paint is not entirely safe. Symptoms to watch for include  www.ehow.com
What is Oil Paint?
Oil paint is a paint that is slow drying and uses oil to hold the pigment together. The oil that is usually used as a binder is linseed oil.  www.ask.com
What is thicker oil base or latex paint?
Paint thickness is determined by the amount of about twenty-five cents worth of a thickening agent and different manufacturers formulate their paints to different thicknesses. Normally, the latex paints are thicker than the oil based paints within a  wiki.answers.com
How to Reduce Fumes From Oil-Based Paints.
1. Choose an oil-based paint that is labeled "low VOC. This means that the paint contains lower levels of volatile organic compounds than traditional oil-based paint. Low VOC paints still have a slight odor, but the harmful fumes are greatly reduced.  www.ehow.com
How to Get Latex Paint to Bond to Oil-Based Paint.
1. Repair any holes or cracks in the wall using joint compound and sand any rough or uneven patches. Mix a tri-sodium phosphate cleaner according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Dip a clean sponge into the cleaner and apply to the surface using a  www.ehow.com
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