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What is "Naphtha, VM&P (Varnish Makers & Painters)" - Definition & Explanation

Petroleum solvent almost as strong as turpentine. Faster evaporating than Mineral Spirits, but with similar properties and uses. Faster-evaporaing thinner for most solvent based finishes. Fuel for pocket lighters, Coleman fuel, charcoal lighter. CAS 647492-89-8

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A method orginated in Java of resist dyeing which employs wax as the resist. The pattern is covered with wax. and the fabric is then dyed, producing a white design on a dyed ground. The waxed...

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