Rublev Colours Fluid Medium

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Rublev Colours Fluid Medium is a multi-purpose, vinyl acetate-ethylene (VAE) polymer emulsion. Rublev Colours Fluid Medium does not contain coalescing solvents common in acrylic paints resulting in low VOC, environmentally-friendly products. Also APE-free. Rublev Colours Fluid Medium dries to a clear, soft, and flexible film.

Rublev Colours Fluid Medium is ideal as a sealer for protecting against Support Induced Discoloration (SID), a condition resulting from impurities that are drawn up through an unprimed substrate as the paint dries, discoloring the paint. Rublev Colours Fluid Medium is also useful for diluting and extending colors, increasing flexibility and film integrity, sizing for fabric, and sealing wood. Rublev Fluid Medium will wet out solids, including pigments, more readily than other polymers and is useful for artists formulating their own paints.

Storage and Handling

Shelf life is approximately one year at 77º F. Consult SDS for important health, safety, and handling information before using this product.

NOTE: This item is subject to freeze/thaw damage. Please check winter weather conditions before ordering this product.

Common Uses

Sizing, protection against Support Induced Discoloration (SID), linseed oil blocker, extending paints, paint-making with dry pigment

Solids 54–56%
Viscosity 100–650 cps
Specific Gravity 1.075
Tg 13º C
pH 7.5
Particle Size 225 nm
Film on glass Clear

Tg or glass transition temperature is the temperature region where the polymer transitions from hard, glassy material to a soft, rubbery material.

MFFT or minimum film-forming temperature is the lowest temperature at which the solid portion of an aqueous polymer dispersion (also called latex or emulsion) self coalesces in the semi-dry state to form a continuous polymer film, which in turn acts as a binder for the rest of the solids in the paint film.

pH is a numeric scale used to quantify the acidity or basicity of an aqueous solution.

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