Turpentine (also called spirit of turpentine, oil of turpentine, wood
turpentine, gum turpentine) is a fluid obtained by the distillation of
resin obtained from trees, mainly pine trees.
- It is
composed of terpenes, mainly the monoterpenes alpha-pinene and beta-pinene.
- It is
sometimes known colloquially as turps, but this more often refers to
Turpentine is a fluid obtained by the complex distillation of resin
obtained from trees, mainly various species of pine (Pinus).
in large tubs takes place at 155 degrees Celsius to obtain turpentine
ducts in the bark and outer wood are tapped in species of pine (Pinus,
Family Pinaceae) to obtain resin for the distillation of turpentine and
other paint spirits.
Many industry experts believe
that demand for gum turpentine and rosin will continue to grow stronger
and that the U.S. should be prepared to produce whatever level of naval
stores production is needed.
The U.S. produces only 3
percent of the global supply of gum turpentine, all of it from south
Gum turpentine is mainly consumed within China, so
the sales of gum turpentine heavily depends on the development of its
downstream products in China.
The oil of
turpentine is the principle product of turpentine, widely used as a
solvent or thinner for paints and varnishes.
Medically it is a
stimulant and diuretic and is capable of destroying various intestinal
Brazilian gum spirits of turpentine readily improves flow and dissolves
wet oil color.
cleaning brushes and tools used with oil color.
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