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Mineral Turpentine Oil (MTO)

Mineral Turpentine Oil (MTO)

Product Details:

  • Classification Aliphatic Hydrocarbon Solvent
  • Application Industrial
  • Physical State Liquid Coating
  • Usage paints, varnishes, lacquer,dry cleaning etc
  • Purity(%) 80
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Mineral Turpentine Oil (MTO) Price And Quantity

  • 10 Barrel

Mineral Turpentine Oil (MTO) Product Specifications

  • Liquid Coating
  • Aliphatic Hydrocarbon Solvent
  • Industrial
  • paints, varnishes, lacquer,dry cleaning etc
  • 80

Product Description

Mineral Turpentine Oil (MTO), also known as white spirit or mineral spirits, is a petroleum-derived solvent commonly used in various industrial and household applications. It is a clear, colorless liquid with a mild odor and is produced through the distillation of crude oil. 

# Here are some of its common uses and properties:


1. Paint Thinner: Mineral Turpentine Oil is often used as a paint thinner or solvent. It can effectively dilute oil-based paints, varnishes, and stains. It helps in cleaning brushes and other painting tools.

2. Cleaning Agent: MTO is a versatile cleaning agent. It can be used to remove grease, grime, and dirt from various surfaces. It's often used for cleaning machinery, tools, and parts in industrial settings.

3. Degreasing Agent: In automotive and mechanical industries, MTO is used to degrease engine parts, machinery, and other equipment. It effectively removes oil and grease residues.

4. Adhesive Remover: It can be used to soften and remove adhesive residues left behind by labels, tapes, and stickers.

5. Thinning Agents for Oil-based Products: MTO can be used to thin various oil-based products, such as wood finishes, varnishes, and some types of ink.

6. Lighter Fuel: In some regions, it's used as a fuel for cigarette lighters and lamps.

7. Cleaning Electronics: It can be used for cleaning and degreasing electronic components.

8. Solvent for Cleaning Brushes: Artists and painters use mineral turpentine oil to clean their brushes and remove paint residues.

9. Rust Prevention: It can be used to remove rust from metal surfaces and prevent further rusting.

10. Industrial Applications: MTO is used in various industrial processes as a solvent for the production of coatings, adhesives, and other chemical products.

# FAQ:


1. What is Mineral Turpentine Oil (MTO)?


Ans: Mineral Turpentine Oil, also known as white spirit or mineral spirits, is a petroleum-derived solvent used for various industrial and household applications. It is a clear, colorless liquid with a mild odor.

2. What are the common uses of MTO?


Ans: MTO is used as a paint thinner, cleaning agent, degreasing agent, adhesive remover, thinner for oil-based products, and more. It has a wide range of industrial and household applications.

3. Is MTO flammable?


Ans: Yes, MTO is flammable, so it should be stored and used in a well-ventilated area away from open flames, sparks, or heat sources.

4. Is it safe to use MTO in a closed or poorly ventilated space?


Ans: No, it's not safe to use MTO in closed or poorly ventilated spaces because of its flammability and potential fumes. Adequate ventilation is essential when using this solvent.

5. How should MTO be stored?


Ans: MTO should be stored in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight and heat sources. Keep the container tightly sealed. Store it away from incompatible materials and in a location with good ventilation.

6. What safety precautions should be taken when using MTO?


Ans: When working with MTO, wear appropriate protective gear such as gloves and safety goggles. Avoid direct skin contact and inhalation of vapors. Follow the manufacturer's safety guidelines and instructions provided on the safety data sheet.

7. Can MTO be used for cleaning electronic components?


Ans: Yes, MTO is used for cleaning electronic components and removing contaminants and residues. However, precautions should be taken to avoid damaging sensitive electronic parts.

8. Is MTO the same as turpentine used in art and painting?


Ans: No, MTO is not the same as turpentine used in art. Artists often use "genuine" or "natural" turpentine for artistic purposes, while MTO is a different type of solvent used for industrial and household applications.

9. Can MTO be used as a fuel for lamps and lighters?


Ans: In some regions, MTO is used as a fuel for cigarette lighters and lamps. However, this use is less common today due to safety concerns and the availability of safer alternatives.

10. Can MTO be used for removing rust from metal surfaces?


Ans: Yes, MTO can be used to remove rust from metal surfaces. It's often used as a rust remover and can help prevent further rusting.
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