semi-drying oil


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semi-drying oil

An oil having the characteristics of a drying oil, but to a lesser degree.
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Soy oil contains from 80 to 85% unsaturated glycerides and is considered a semi-drying oil.
In addition, this concept could be used to enable the production of useful coating materials from nondrying oils such as castor, almond, peanut, and olive oil, and faster curing materials from semi-drying oils such as corn, cotton seed, and sesame oil.
Popular and frequently used semi-drying oils are soya and sunflower.