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A primer on mineral spirit uses

Mineral spirit uses are widespread. But how do the solvents compare, and how do you properly select one vs. the other? First, let's separate the solvents into the petroleum distillates. Because the most highly used mineral spirits are petroleum distillates, this reduces the remaining products to a number that’s easy to handle. Petroleum distillates are all…
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Can naphtha solvent be re-used and recycled?

Yes. Naphtha solvent recycling is of critical importance. Solvent Recycling Systems works with paints and coatings companies, petroleum refineries and other facilities that isolate naphthas for reuse. What is naphtha used for? Naphtha is a product of the petroleum distillation process. Naptha is a light distillate, meaning it comes off early in the distillation and…
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