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The commonly used drying oil for oil paints, is

[A]. olive oil
[B]. linseed oil
[C]. kerosine oil
[D]. accetate of lead.

Answer: Option D


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Uttam Singh said: (Jan 28, 2016)  
Why not use other oil?

Jayesh said: (Jan 29, 2016)  
Drying oil is a kind of vegetable oil which drys in normal temperature. Linseed oil, Poppy oil, Walnut oil, Sunflower oil and Safflower oil are known as typical drying oil. Acetate of lead is a drying agent.

Prashanth V said: (May 22, 2016)  
In which situations oil driers are used?

Amit Ami Sharma said: (Dec 11, 2016)  
When exposed surfaces need to be dry quick for quick use.

Subha said: (Feb 5, 2017)  
Some drying oils are Linseed oil, Poppy seed oil, Walnut oil, tung oil. Here the qb is "commonly used drying oil for oil paints" so the answer is LINSEED OIL.

Gajan Rana said: (Apr 5, 2017)  
For drying Lead accetate and letharge are used. Answer is correct. Linseed oil is used as a vehicle not as a drier.

Suraj said: (May 18, 2017)  
For Oil paint vehicle used is Linseed oil.

For Enamel paint vehicle used is Varnish.

You are correct @Rana.

Mohit said: (Jul 24, 2017)  
Which one is correct, Linseed oil or accetate of lead?

Vivek said: (Aug 14, 2017)  
Oil painting is the process of painting with pigments with a medium of drying oil as the binder. Commonly used drying oils include linseed oil, poppy seed oil, walnut oil, and safflower oil. The choice of oil imparts a range of properties to the oil paint, such as the amount of yellowing or drying time.

Siva said: (Oct 27, 2018)  
Linseed oil is used in paint as drier.

Debabrata Sardar said: (Nov 17, 2018)  
Linseed oil is the right answer.

Tulsi Jeena said: (Nov 25, 2018)  
Lead acetate is the right answer.

Khuzaifa Ahmad said: (Jan 10, 2019)  
Drying oils are a key component of oil paint and some varnishes. Some commonly used drying oils include linseed oil, tung oil, poppy seed oil, perilla oil, and walnut oil. Their use has declined over the past several decades, as they have been replaced by alkyd resins and other binders.

Waleed said: (Mar 19, 2020)  
Linseed oil is correct.

Tauhid said: (Sep 27, 2020)  
Litharge, lead acitate, manganese di- oxide, cobalt and red lead is used as drier.

Turpine oil, petroleum sprit, neptha benzene is used as solvent or thinner.

Linseed oil is used as vehicle or Carrier.

Barium sulphate, silica, mangnasium silicate, alumina, gypsum, coal are used as extender or filler.

Zinc lead, red lead, iron oxide, zinc oxide, titanium di oxide is used as base.

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