Silicoil Brush Cleaning fluid

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Silicoil Brush Cleaning fluid


[The Lion Co., Louisville, KY] A brand name for a colorless, hydrocarbon-based Solvent mixture used to clean artist paint brushes. Silicoil is a mixture of Kerosene, Mineral spirits, and distilled turpentine. The solution can be used for cleaning oil, acrylic, and other water-base paints from brushes without the addition of Soap.

Other Properties

Miscible with most other hydrocarbon solvents. Insoluble in water.

Viscosity = 1.5-1.7

Hazards and Safety

Flammable.  Flash point = 127 F 

Harmful if swallowed.  Inhalation and contact may cause irritation.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • MSDS Sheet Comment: 4/1/01
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