C1 - Paints and Pigments

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What does paint usually contain? (3)
Solvent, binding medium, pigment.
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What do pigments do?
Give paints their colours.
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What is the binding medium? What does it do?
A liquid that carries the pigment bits and holds them together. Sticks the pigments to the surface you've painted.
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What does the solvent do?
Thins the paint and makes it easier to spread.
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Paints are colloids, what are colloids?
Consists of tiny particles of two kinds of stuff mixed in but not dissolved.
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Emulsion paints are ____. The ____ used in these paints is ____, and the ____ is usually an acrylic or vinyl ____.
Water-based, solvent, water, binding medium, polymer.
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When does water based emulsion dry?
When the solvent evaporates.
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Emulsion paints are fast/slow drying?
Fast.
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Emulsion paints are ideal for painting...
Inside walls.
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Traditional gloss paint and artists oil paints are ____. The ____ is oil, and the solvent is an ____ that will dissolve oil.
oil-based, binding medium, organic compound.
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Oil based paints are fast/slow drying?
Slow.
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Oil paints are... (3)
Glossy, waterproof, hard-wearing.
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Oil paints are ideal for painting...
outside doors and metalwork.
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What do pigments do?

Back

Give paints their colours.

Card 3

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What is the binding medium? What does it do?

Back

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Card 4

Front

What does the solvent do?

Back

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Card 5

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Paints are colloids, what are colloids?

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