Boiled oils are exclusively pre-oxidized linseed oils with an additional cocktail of dryers. This association with oxygen as catalyst makes the boiled linseed oil more reactive. Depending on the application and the targetted market these boiled oils can be diluted in petroleum solvents.
The range of boiled linseed oils is based on 3 parameters that are color, acidity index and drying time :
Boiled linseed oil
Boiled clear linseed oil
Double-boiled linseed oil
Linseed oil – high viscosity
The main applications are :
wood treatment and preservation,
production of primers and coatings (putty),
protection of type « water-proof » on concrete and stone (tommette),
protection of type« anti-corrosion » on steel.