mineral spirit

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mineral spirit, petroleum spirit

A flammable thinner having a low-aromatic hydrocarbon content obtained in petroleum distillation; widely used in paints and varnishes. also see odorless mineral spirit.
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Aliphatic Hydrocarbon Market By Product Type (Varnish Makers & Painter's Naphtha, Mineral Spirits, Hexane, Heptane, And Others), Application (Paints & Coatings, Commercial & Domestic Cleaning, Polymer & Rubber, Adhesives, And Others), And Region
"Searches conducted at two container freight stations in Chennai revealed that 14 containers, where the goods were declared as mineral spirit, were found to be actually carrying 263.78 MT (3 lakh litres approximate) of diesel," it said.
A commercial fast-drying soya alkyd with a solid content of 55 wt% in mineral spirits was used both in the 250 g/L VOC soy reactive dikuent-based stain (soy formula) and the 550 g/L VOC control formula (control A).
- naphthenic acid, copper salt 1.0%]) in a mineral spirits carrier were the two preservatives selected for use.
Silicone liquid wax 3.0 Dimethicone 100 5.0 Bees wax 2.0 White mineral spirit 25.0 Water 65.0 Preservatives, dyes q.s.
The company uses methylene chloride, mineral spirits and water in its degreasing-of-parts and cleaning operations.
[a] Moisture Specific Water gain Mineral spirit content gravity (5 mm.) (20 sec.) (%) (%) Normal average 11 (0.2) 0.42 (0.07) 16.7 (6.6) 7.3 (2.1) Permeable average 10.8 (1.6) 0.40 (0.08) 31.4 (15.3) 73.9 (13.9) Pressure drop, Pressure drop, longitudinal transverse Normal average 100 (0) 100 (0) Permeable average 13.2 (13.6) 38.0 (21.6) (a.)Values represent means of 16 and 20 samples for normal and high permability respectively, and values in parentheses represent one standard deviation.
The "Aliphatic Hydrocarbon Solvents & Thinners Market by Type (Varnish Makers & Painters Naphtha, Mineral Spirit, Hexane, Hepteane), Application (Paints & Coatings, Cleaning & Degreasing, Adhesives, Aerosols, Rubber & Polymer) - Global Forecast to 2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
CAREFUL CUTTING STOP pruners becoming sticky by cleaning them with mineral spirits or water-displacing sprays like WD-40.
I placed the stock and forend in an old canning pot, added two gallons of odorless mineral spirits, and let it soak for two weeks.
Mineral spirits and superfine steel wool, labeled 0000, are good for final cleanup.