Linseed oil, blown

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Description

A processed linseed oil that has had hot air bubbled through it to produce a medium that dries faster than normal. Additionally driers, such as cobalt salts may also be added. Blown linseed oil is used in interior paints and enamels.

Synonyms and Related Terms

aceite de lino soplado (Esp.); aceite de linaza soplado (Esp.)

Additional Information

R. J. Gettens and G.L. Stout, Painting Materials, A Short Encyclopaedia, Dover Publications, New York, 1966.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • R. J. Gettens, G.L. Stout, Painting Materials, A Short Encyclopaedia, Dover Publications, New York, 1966
  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993