Manganese drier

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Organic salts of manganese used to speed the curing time of drying oils. Manganese driers act as an oxidation catalyst, drying the film from the top down. Excess amounts can cause the film to wrinkle. Manganese driers are often mixed with cobalt driers to minimize skinning. Examples of manganese driers are: Manganese dioxide, Manganese carbonate, manganese octoate, manganese oleate, manganese oxalate, manganese linoleate, manganese resinate and manganese naphthenate.

Synonyms and Related Terms

secativo de manganeso (Esp.)

Resources and Citations

  • Reed Kay, The Painter's Guide To Studio Methods and Materials, Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1983
  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • Guy Weismantel, Paint Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1981