White Spirit is a flammable hydrocarbon solvent. It performs well in situations requiring a moderate level of solvency and is
common to many coatings and cleaning formulations.
Uses: Degreasing of cloth and hard surfaces, solvent in paints and paint thinners.
A moderately evaporating solvent.
Has good solvency of organic materials.
Is widely available and inexpensive.
Versatility – White Spirit can be included in any formulation where controlled evaporation is required and will combine well with other organic compounds.
Solvency – White Spirit has high solvency of greases, oils and general dirt as well as acrylic resins in domestic coatings formulations.