Corpus ID: 55913579

Linseed oil paint as an alternative to wood preservatives

  title={Linseed oil paint as an alternative to wood preservatives},
  author={E. Brandt},
  • E. Brandt
  • Published 2002
  • Engineering
  • Summary: For reasons of sustainability great efforts have been made to find environment-friendly alternatives to paints and wood preservatives. This paper presents results from a project where efforts focused on the use of linseed oil paint, which is well known from old buildings. The painting process of using linseed oil paint is quite complicated, and moreover several dogmas attach to the use of linseed oil, whereas scientific evidence is lacking. An investigation was performed in order to… CONTINUE READING
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