Colour: Blanc De Lithopone (Lithopone White)
Details: Dry Ground Pigment
Technical characteristics :
Chemical name : zinc sulfide and barium sulphate
Color index : W5
Case number : 1345-05-7
Apparent density : 823 g/l
UV resistance : good
Coloring power : good
Use : lime, wax, paint, plaster, fresco, glaze, cement, fine arts.
This pigment is in powder. For use in artistic paint, it should be finely ground in a mortar before mixing it with the binder.
Linseed oil : dilute the powder in some turpentine oil before adding it to linseed oil.
Paint with water/lime paste : dilute the pigment in some water to make it liquid before incorporating it into the paint.
Lime powder/cement/plaster : directly incorporate the pigment (up to 10% based on the weight of the binder), then mix in order to stain all of your binder.
Maximum dosage : The maximum dosage is 10% compared to the binder used. Above 10% it is recommended to incorporate fixators and adjuvant (lime use).
This pigment is 100% synthetic.
Made in France.
History : Also called "white of Comines", this pigment is used for paintings since the Antiquity.