• Larysa Yaremchuk Wood Products Technology Dept. Ukrainian National Forestry University
  • Liliya Hogaboam Engineering and Technology Management Dept. Portland State University
  • Gabriela Slabejová Technical University in Zvolen
  • Ján Sedliačik Technical University in Zvolen


wood surface finishing, linseed drying oil, alkyd coating material, film thickness, heat resistance, lightfastness, water resistance


A comparative analysis of the quality properties of coating materials based on linseed oil and alkyd film formers is provided in the paper. The advantages and disadvantages of linseed oil-based and alkyd-based coating materials are explored. Protective materials such as alkyd coating material for wood and drying linseed oil were applied on the compared pine-wood samples. The authors determined the drying time of linseed oil and alkyd coating materials on pine wood, the thickness of the dry film, heat resistance, lightfastness, as well as water resistance of protective and decorative coatings. Linseed oil-based coating materials form thin-layer coatings on the surface of wood, unlike coatings based on alkyd materials. Alkyd coating materials transitioned into a solid state faster than the linseed oil-based ones. Coatings based on linseed oil have a higher moisture resistance. Higher indicators of heat resistance were observed in coatings based on linseed oil materials.


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How to Cite

Yaremchuk, L., Hogaboam, L., Slabejová, G., & Sedliačik, J. (2023). COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE QUALITY PROPERTIES OF OIL-BASED AND ALKYD COATING MATERIALS FOR WOOD. Acta Facultatis Xylologiae Zvolen, 65(1), 63–72. Retrieved from