Artists' Gloss Varnish
[Winsor & Newton] A brand name for a polycyclohexanone based varnish that was previously sold as Winton Varnish. Artists' Gloss Varnish is composed of 46% Laropal K-80 dissolved in mineral spirits with no additional components. The non-yellowing coating is typically used over oil, alkyd, or acrylic paints.
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Soluble in petroleum hydrocarbons, turpentine, isopropanol. Insoluble in water.
|Molecular Weight||Tg = 43 C|
° M.McGinn, "Proprietary Varnishes Based on Ketone Resins" AIC Painting Conservation Catalog, Varnishes and Surface Coatings, p.93, 1998.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Website address 1 Comment: Currys Art Materials at http://www.currys.com/knowledge/infooilvar.html - contains technical information chart on oil varnishes