Barrettine Methylated Spirits - Restorate-5015861050014
Barrettine Methylated Spirits - Restorate-5015861050502
Barrettine Methylated Spirits - Restorate-5015861050205
Barrettine Methylated Spirits - Restorate-5015861050014

Barrettine Methylated Spirits

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Mineralised Methylated Spirit is commonly known as Meths, Denatured Alcohol or Ethanol (Ethyl Alcohol).  It is a virgin alcohol mixed with a small quantity of Methanol to make it unfit for consumption and dyed purple.

Methylated Spirits (Meths) can be used to thin spirit based stains, is a solvent base in Shellac Polish. It is widely used for cleaning and as a fuel for Meths burning stoves (these are often used on boats for safety reasons as the vapour released when burnt is water). Leaving your paint brushes overnight in a jar of Meths will enable them to be cleaned easily with warm soapy water the next day. Other uses include Fondues, camping burners and degreasing model railway and Scalextric tracks.

Furniture restorers and French Polishers regularly use Methylated Spirit when cleaning, removing wax and stripping furniture with Fine steel wool or Nylon Pads. It is commonly used to dilute French polishes when finishing fine furniture.  Methylated spirit is added to the polishing rubber to thin the polish once you have applied a couple of coats of shellac polish, gradually adding more spirit with more coats. This process (known as spiriting off) helps to flatten the surface, fill the grain and produces a high gloss finish.

Methylated spirits burns with a blue flame that can be almost invisible in strong light. It mainly produces water vapour when burning.

Household cleaning and disinfecting using Methylated Spirits is a tried and tested application.

Window Cleaning and Whiteboard Cleaning

Mix a solution of 50% Meths and 50% water and pour into a spray bottle. Spray onto the window glass or whiteboard and clean off with paper kitchen towel for a clean, smear free window or whiteboard. This is particularly good when a permanent marker pen has been used on your whiteboard.

Please note: Due to carrier restrictions, we regret that the 5 Litre size Methylated Spirits is unable to be delivered using the Premium Delivery option.  Orders must be placed before 2pm for same day despatch, any orders taken after 2pm will be despatched the following working day.