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Re: Stock Paint:Gum Solutions?

25 Ekim 2008, Cumartesi, 4:48 pm tarihinde, Alberto Novo yazmış:
> ...
> And this is why the term "part", if not followed by the measure unit
> (weight, volume, etc.) may be confusing.
> About the use of "tube" as a measure unit... Who knows what is -and in
> what
> proportion- in a tube other than pigment, water and (if possible) gum
> arabic? This means that comparing tubes to tubes is almost insignificant
> unless for the same pigment and the same brand.

Hi Alberto, will add something:

...Or unless you're pretty settled on them (paint + brand). Your balancing
/ calibration and working procedures won't change as long as the
manufacturer keeps the paint formulation constant.