Coating materials


ATR-FT-IR spectra of varnishes and tars

In this page a selection of ATR-FT-IR spectra of self-made natural and commercial varnishes and tars are presented. All measurements were carried out using a Thermo Scientific Nicolet 6700 FT-IR spectrometer with a  “Smart Orbit” micro-ATR accessory. These infrared spectra have been recorded at University of Tartu (Estonia), Institute of Chemistry, Chair of Analytical Chemistry.

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SELF-MADE NATURAL VARNISHES

COMMERCIAL VARNISHES

TARS

 Shellac varnish (fresh and aged)
Dammar varnish (fresh and aged)
 Dammar Picture Varnish (fresh and aged – Old Holland)
Dammar Varnish (fresh and aged – W&N)
Artists’ Gloss Varnish (fresh and aged – W&N)
Artists’ Matt Varnish (fresh and aged – W&N)
Lukascryl Firnish matt (fresh and aged – Lukas)
 Birch bark tar
Pine tar