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What is the difference between acrylic alkyd and modified alkyd?

Alkyds can be modified (blended with ) acrylic resins/emulsions or other polymers such as phenolic resins or urethanes, so all acrylic alkyds are modified alkyds, but not all ( Full Answer )
In Painting and Staining

Can you mix alkyd paint with latex paint?

Th e short answer is NO! oil (alkyd) and water (latex) do not mix! there are however coating additives that are available that will allow this BUT only if they are incorporate ( Full Answer )
In Science

How do you test if a paint is alkyd or latex?

Acetone is usually used to test if a paint is alkyd or latex,though rubbing alcohol will work as well. Use a Q-tip soaked ineither acetone or rubbing alcohol on a surface pain ( Full Answer )
In Painting and Staining

Difference between acrylic latex and alkyd paint?

The solution in which the pigment is suspended. i.e. the pigment is suspended in a water-based solution in latex paint, but in an oil-based solution for alkyd (oil) paints.
In Wood Crafts

What is the difference between wood paint and alkyd paint?

Alkyd paint has a resin in it to help the oil in the paint dry faster, oil based paint in my opinion has a more vibrant colors, both in depth an brightness, waterbased seems t ( Full Answer )
In Home Improvement

Can you use latex paint over an alkyd primer?

All primers are designed to seal that which is under them and create a surface with "tooth" that may be used with any and all types of paint. So the short answer is YES.
In Painting and Staining

What is styrenated alkyd resin?

It is a fast drying alkyd which is made by reacting the fatty acid, conjugated double bonds, in a Diels-Alder type reaction, with liquid styrene monomer. It sets up very quick ( Full Answer )
In Coconut

What is coconut alkyd resin?

a paint binder or paint vehicle made by reacting coconut oil with a polyhydric alcohol such as pentaerythritol or glycerol and then reacting the resulting mixture of monoester ( Full Answer )
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How do you get rid of interior alkyd paint fumes?

From what I have been reading you are supposed to add vanilla to the paint before you apply it. If that is too late, cut up onions and put them in a bowl of cold water and pla ( Full Answer )
In Paint Jobs

What is the difference between alkyd lacquer and nitrocellulose lacquer?

it depends about the project or application you require as nc or nitrocellulose is very fast drying and higher prices with slightly better look alkyd i prefer as it take ( Full Answer )
In Painting and Staining

Can you use alkyd primer over latex paint?

Yes, the water borne latex paint manufactured today can be covered successfully with nearly any finish imaginable, including an alkyd primer. However, if possible I would exch ( Full Answer )
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What do you reduce alkyd enamel?

alkyd enamel.. if spraying the best thing to use is naptha. flashes fast and gives the best shine. mix 8:4:1, 8 parts paint, 4 parts naptha, i part enamel hardener. you don't ( Full Answer )
In Painting and Staining

Can you sand alkyd paint between coats?

You can, however on walls it is not necessary. On dimensional pieces (furniture, etc) a LIGHT sanding, followed by the use of a tack-cloth will make for a smooth and professio ( Full Answer )
In Painting and Staining

Difference between alkyd and enamel paint?

They aren't comparable. Alkyd is a type of resin that is available in both oil and water-based paints; while enamel is a description that is used to indicate that a paint drie ( Full Answer )
In Painting and Staining

What is alkyd used for?

Alkyd is used to create paints that will dry extremely hard and will resist multiple cleanings. Normally, alkyd paints are oil-based, but there are now water based varieties. ( Full Answer )
In Home Improvement

Can you use lacquer paint over alkyd primer?

I am wondering why you would want to use lacquer. What are you painting ? A house ? A boat ? Furniture ? E-mail me at and we can discuss.
In Painting and Staining

What is the difference between alkyd latex and waterborne alkyd?

Traditionally, alkyds are found in solvent-based paints that mustbe reduced with paint thinner or mineral spirits. "Waterbornealkyd" is a generic term to refer to an alkyd res ( Full Answer )
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How alkyd resins are formulated?

An alkyd is polyester made by reacting a polyol with a dibasic acid. An oil-modified alkyd is an oil-modified polyester made from oil and polyol and a dibasic acid. O ( Full Answer )
In Painting and Staining

How do oil and alkyd paints differ?

In the past oil paints referred to either petroleum based paints or linseed based paints. Today in the USA petroleum based paints are no longer sold and it is difficult to fin ( Full Answer )
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Can you paint water borne paint over alkyd paint?

Yes. you can use a waterborne alkyd paint over a clean and deglossed oil based alkyd paint. If you want to put a water based acrylic of vinyl paint over an oil based paint, ( Full Answer )
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Can you paint an alkyd over a latex paint?

Yes. Alkyd paints can be put directly over latex paints. However, latex paints over alkyd require a primer coat between.
In Painting and Staining

Does alkyd paint come in flat sheen?

Yes it does. Many oil based primers can be used as a flat paint also. Normally, the primer will cure too hard to be used as a primer coat within two weeks, but it is a hard, f ( Full Answer )
In Auto Parts and Repairs

What kind of paint can you put on alkyd enamel primer?

Alkyd Enamel is really old school primer. I personally would sand it with 400 wet/dry and put a coat or two of an epoxy primer over it then you can put just about any type of ( Full Answer )
In Painting and Staining

What is alkyd enamel in paint?

Alkyd is a resinous binder used in paints to bind other components and make smoother paint.
In Flooring

How do you apply alkyd paint to ceramic tile?

First, clean the tile and grout with a harsh cleanser such asT.S.P. Next, apply a bonding primer to the tile with a brush orroller. It can be oil-based or water-based, and you ( Full Answer )