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Speeds up the drying time of linseed oil and stand oil coats. It's an aromatic-free blend of cobalt, barium and zinc octoates. Added in tiny quantities it helps linseed oil and stand oil coats to dry through and shortens dry times.
921 Cozica Drier Blend
This aromatic-free blend of cobalt, barium, and zinc octoates speeds up the drying time of linseed oil and stand oil coats.
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from Sequim, WA
Comments about Eco-House 921 Cozica Drier Blend:
So far, we've tested with Akua black intaglio ink, which is supposed to contain a hardening oil derived from soy. Eco House 921 Drier Blend is said to contain cobalt fatty acid salts and other siccatives. In only one test we dissolved 4 drops of the product in acetone and bathed a small print with the solution. The acetone evaporated, leaving a very thin coat of the Eco House on the print. The ink has shown no signs of drying in the 14 days. Next test will be more realistic: Pre-mixing the "catalyst" with the ink. We'll also try it with raw linseed oil, which we *know* to be a hardening oil. Thus, we cannot honestly respond at your Bottom Line. Since your prog insists, we'll say No.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: Soy is a non-drying oil. Akua Inks dry mainly through absorption into the substrate. This particular drying agent is designed for use with Linseed/Stand Oil. The typical method of use is to mix a small amount with the ink prior to printing not exceeding 2% the volume of linseed oil.
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