Petroleum spirit

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a volatile liquid obtained in the distillation of crude petroleum at a temperature of 170° Fahr., or below. The term is rather loosely applied to a considerable range of products, including benzine and ligroin. The terms petroleum ether, and naphtha, are sometimes applied to the still more volatile products, including rhigolene, gasoline, cymogene, etc.

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Qty-25 Kgs A And B With Colourless Low Odour Mineral Spirit To Dilute Epoxy Coating Material Qty- 5 Litres.
Diesel fuel was used as the solvent carrier control for the creosote, and mineral spirit controls were used for the CuNap.
Following the pressure test, the specimens were subjected to a 20-second mineral spirit absorption test.
Porous surfaces should be sanded, and metal, glass and plastic surfaces should be cleaned with a mineral spirit or alcohol solvent and wiped dry with a clean cloth or lint-free paper towel to remove residue.
The Valvoline Company maintains a major market share in the automotive market for its Valvoline branded products; First Recovery, Valvoline's environmental services division, is a leader in environmental services to the automotive industry which includes parts washer services; and its sister company, the Ashland Chemical division, is a manufacturer of the mineral spirit solvents utilized by Mansur in the SystemOne(R) product line.
Army and National Guard will use SmartWasher's environmentally friendly cleaning process to replace the mineral spirit cleaners traditionally used to separate oil and grease from parts.
The material can be cleaned with diluted bleach, alcohol, mineral spirits, Armor All and also pressure washed.
After carding, I clean the bore and barrel with mineral spirits (I use mineral spirits and Gun Scrubber to degrease the parts initially as well).
He is ''imprinted'' on 17 of the most common accelerants used in arsons -- among them gas, diesel, kerosene, lighter fluid, Coleman fuel, mineral spirits, acetone, and lacquer thinner.
8220;Another unique characteristic of Fusionbond is that it is resistant to many chemicals including kerosene, hydrocarbon oil, mineral spirits, and ethylene glycol,” said Edgardo Rodriguez, Director of Sales and Marketing for Hernon Manufacturing.
The use of these paints deduct the use of aromatic hydrocarbon thinners and mineral spirits used in liquid paints.