Natural Whiting Chalk Extra Fine 2 µm For Gilding Gesso And Printmaking

Item number: Z300

Natural calcium carbonate extra clean and finest particle size

Category: Colophony and Carving Wax


starting from € 10,26
€ 25,65 per 1 kg

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Natural whiting chalk from the isle of Ruegen in Germany

Pure clean calcium carbonate with an extra fine particle size of  2 micron.
This fine sized whiting is the ideal raw material for gesso ground in gilding with gold leafs and chalk grounds in classic oil painting.
On absorbing fat and oil this chalk is used for cleaning and polishing copper and zinc plates for intaglio printing like engravings or etchings.

Further applications:
  • to cut and as a filler for pigments in painting
  • best choice for degreasing metal parts and glass
  • for climbing to get better grip on the rock

  • average particle size: 2 micron
  • colour: light grey

Shelf life: indefinite if kept away from humidity

Shipping weight:0,45 Kg
Contents:0,40 kg