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Mixing Oil and H2O: The Adaptable Alkyd Takes to the Water

A D+D Online Feature published November 9, 2011

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by Allen F. Zielnik

In the dating scene, it is is often said that “oil and water don’t mix,” but then, it’s also said that “opposites attract.” This oil-water dichotomy also comes into play in the painting scene, where oil- and water-based paints have retained separate identities and followings due to specific application and performance traits....
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Tagged categories: Acrylic; Alkyd; Atlas Material Testing; Research; Water-borne; Waterborne coatings

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