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Canadian Balsam, Neutral Properties

Canadian Balsam, Neutral

Description

 

Canada balsam was traditionally used in optics as an invisible-when-dry glue for glass, such as lens elements. in geology, it is used as a common thin section cement and glue, and is used for refractive index studies and tests, such as the Becke line test. to fix scratches in glass (car glass for instance) as invisibly as possible. in oil painting, to achieve glow and facilitate fusion. in Buckley's cough syrup.

Chemical Properties

CAS Number 8016-42-0
Density 0.990 g/mL at 20 °C
RTECS Number CP2352500
Refractive n20/D 1.522(lit.)
Synonyms Balsam Canada;Balsam, Canada, Natural Clear;Balsam, Canada Solution;Balsam Fir Canada;Fema 2115;Fir, Balsam;Canada Balsam;Canada Balsam Genuine; Canada turpentine; Balsam of fir
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