Alkyd

A synthetic resin made by reacting naturally occurring drying oils and other chemicals. Alkyds can be modified to meet varying requirements on speed of drying, adhesion, flexibility, etc.

Alkyd

An alkyd is a polyester modified by the addition of fatty acids and other components. They are derived from polyols and a dicarboxylic acid or carboxylic acid anhydride. The term alkyd is a modification of the original name `alcid`, reflecting the fact that they are derived from alcohol and organic acids. The inclusion of the fatty acid confers .....
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alkyd

(from the article `industrial polymers, major`) Alkyds, or alkyd resins, are highly complex network polyesters that are manufactured for the paint industry. Developed from research conducted at the ... ...synthetic resins used in varnishes, developed by the chemist Leo Baekeland, were phenolic resins similar to Bakelite. Improved throug...
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alkyd

alkyd resin noun a durable synthetic resin widely used in adhesives and paints
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Alkyd

A family of synthetic resins made from organic acids, combined with oils and alcohols.
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alkyd

Resin used in coatings. Reaction products of polyhydric alcohols and polybasic acids.
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alkyd

Resin used in coatings. Reaction products of polyhydric alcohols and polybasic acids
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alkyd

Synthetic resin modified with oil for good adhesion to a clean surface and good gloss, color retention and flexibility. Slow drying.
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Alkyd

Synthetic resin modified with oil for good adhesion to a clean surface and good gloss, color retenti
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alkyd

Synthetic resin modified with oil for good adhesion to a clean surface and good gloss, color retention and flexibility. Slow drying.
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Alkyd

Synthetic resin modified with oil. Coating that contains alkyd resins in the binder.
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alkyd

Synthetic resin used in paints and mediums. As a medium works as a binder that encapsulates the pigment and speeds the drying time.
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alkyd

Synthetic resin used in paints and mediums. As a medium Liquin from Winsor and Newton works as a binder that encapsulates the pigment and speeds the drying time. In Paints W&N Griffith paints are good example of alkyd paints.
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alkyd

[n] - a resin used in adhesives and paints
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