Chalk 1kg Fine

€9.20
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510-11CHK1K
Brilliant white, fine whiting for making grounds. Our whiting is dry ground from limestone deposits. Use this whiting to make chalk grounds and for adding texture and body to oil paints. 1 kg (2.2 lbs)
The finest whiting for making brilliant white chalk grounds. Our whiting is dry ground from limestone deposits in the Lucerne Valley, Calfornia. Dry grinding limestone reduces it to a powder without destroying its particle structure, which is important in making strong chalk grounds and providing tooth on the surface of the grounds. The larger particle size of our chalk (when compared to precipitated chalk) keeps oil absorption low, which is ideal when adding it to oil paint and mediums. In painting grounds it makes a durable surface with tooth for egg and casein tempera, distemper, encaustic and oil paint.

Add to oil colors and mediums to create textural and bodying qualities to oil paint without affecting the color. Chalk has little color in drying oil, so it can be added to oil paint without affecting the tint of the color.

Properties
Description A medium dry ground limestone with a closely-controlled particle size distribution.
Source Lucerne Valley, California
Chemical Analysis
Calcium carbonate 98%
Magnesium carbonate <1%
Typical Physical Properties
Y Brightness 92
Retained on 325 Mesh Screen 1%
Moisture Loss @110° C. 0.03%
Oil Absorption 8.5 g oil / 100 g pigment
Apparent Bulk Density, Packed 0.80 g/cc (50.0 lbs./ft3)
Apparent Bulk Density, Loose 1.50 g/cc (93.5 lbs./ft3)
Specific Gravity 2.7
Median Particle Size 12 microns


More Information
SKU510-11CHK1K
BrandRublev Colours
VendorRublev Colours
Processing TimeUsually ships the next business day.
Size1 kg bag

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