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40 g Raw lacquer (Ki urushi) / Branch lacquer (Seshime urushi)
40 g Black lacquer (Roiro urushi / Kuro urushi)
40 g Transparent lacquer - transluzent laquer -(Shuai urushi)
50 g Red lacquer (Aka urushi / Shu urushi)
- The Japanese Seshime urushi (raw lacquer) is used among others for the manufacture of adhesives and fillers. In the Japanese lacquer technique, he also serves as a primer with various additives.
Note: Earlier, Seshime urushi (branch lacquer) was obtained from the thin branches of the lacquer tree. Today, Seshime urushi varnishes from various import raw lacquers and is therefore only a trademark for Ki urushi (raw lacquer).
- Roiro urushi (black lacquer) is used in the Japanese lacquer technique for surface coating and as a basis for scattering of silver.
- Transparent lacquer transluzent laquer - (Shuai urushi) is mixed 1 : 1 with colored urushi (here red lacquer)
- Aka urushi also called Shu urushi (red lacquer) is used in the Japanese lacquer technique for surface coating and as a basis for scattering of gold powder.
Ki-urushi / seshime-urushi (raw varnish / branch varnish), shuai urushi (transparent varnish or translucent varnish) and roiro-urushi (black varnish) can be used normally for approx. 6 months after opening the tubes. After that, there may be a change in the properties under certain circumstances. It is therefore recommended to mix the "old paint" 1: 1 with fresh paint.
All colored lacquers are always mixed with fresh syuai-urushi / hakushita-urushi (transparent lacquer or translucent lacquer) and can therefore be used for longer.
Advice on health and labor protection
- The liquid Japanese lacquer can cause skin allergic reactions, so avoid skin contact with urushi. In rare cases, allergic reactions may also be caused by contact with the urushi vapors.
- While handling Urushi you should definitely wear latex or nitrile gloves! Discard contaminated clothing immediately.
- After skin contact with Urushi, immediately wipe the affected skin with rapeseed oil and cellulose.
- After eye contact with Urushi, thoroughly rinse eyes with water and seek medical attention.
- Clean the work surface with organic solvents such as alcohol or acetone.
- The workspace should be well ventilated.
- Brushes are cleaned with turpentine oil and rapeseed oil. Other tools are placed in the humidor as urushi cures in this environment.
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This Product was added to our catalogue on 22/11/2016.