brush oil preservatives

brush oil preservatives

Brush Oil Preservatives

Brush Oil Preservatives for Sign Lettering & Pinstriping brushes Brush Oil Preservatives help keep your brushes cleaner, conditioned and preserved. Ask anyone who works with brushes what kind of oil they use to retain the shape and moisture of their brushes, and the answer is likely to include anything from Vaseline to Johnson & Johnson. However, some oils are better than others, for a variety of reasons. Because a water-soluble sizing is used to keep brushes stiff during shipping, they need to be cleaned right out of the package. Instead of soaking it, try holding the brush under a stream of water, putting a dab of dish soap in, washing it out, and then drying and oiling it with the Old School Lettering and Pinstriping refined Lard Oil for brushes.

Brush Tips by Ron Percell, I always use refined Lard Oil as a brush preservative to get the most life out of my Brushes. I ran across a old sign kit of mine that had been stored for 15 years and the refined Lard oil was still fresh. Before I used some of those vegetable based products and they would dry and crystallize in 3-6 month, it took some serious soaking to get the stuff out of the brushes. Over the years of making professional chemicals for the sign painting industry I've learned that those few water based (plant based) oils are natural Varnishes, now tell me, would you leave varnish in your brushes, I don't think so. Avoid automotive oils, they have detergents which eat at the hairs. In a pinch, mineral oil will for a short time but isn't thick enough, so stick with refined Lard Oil like the Old Timers did...

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Gilders Lard Oil for Brushes

Gilders Lard Oil for Brushes 1/2 Pint Refined & Machine Grade Lard Oil Used as a ..

$12.00

Neats Foot Oil for Brushes

16oz. Neats foot Oil CompoundBrush PreservativeUse for oiling your brushes.​SHIPS UPS GR..

$15.00

sign kit brush box

brush box wood, Sign Painter Kit or Pinstriping kit brush box is made of hardwood, modeled after the..

$165.00