Artists' Gloss Varnish
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[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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Physical and Chemical Properties
- Soluble in petroleum hydrocarbons, turpentine, isopropanol.
- Insoluble in water.
- Tg = 43 C
- Refractive Index = 1.53
Resources and Citations
- M.McGinn, "Proprietary Varnishes Based on Ketone Resins" AIC Painting Conservation Catalog, Varnishes and Surface Coatings, p.93, 1998.
- Currys Art Materials -information on oil varnishes