Merck launches colours of the sun pigment

17 May 2013

Iriodin 506 Sunset Orange is now enriching Merck’s broad portfolio of effect pigments. The orange imbues paper, plastic and ceramic with a luminosity. With a strong body colour, good coverage and nearly limitless combination possibilities, this effect pigment opens up new horizons for the print and plastics industries. The mica particles, measuring 5-35μm and coated with metal oxides, captivate onlookers through their high colour saturation and purity. It has a high opacity that can be combined with a multitude of effect and absorption pigments, eg, with the IrEmerald Kalama low VOC coalescent launched.Emerald Kalama Chemical, a business group of Emerald Performance Materials, has announced K-FLEX 500P, its lowest VOC coalescent in the product line, designed for architectural coatings where very low VOCs, excellent gloss, scrub, block and freeze-thaw characteristics are desired features. Kalama K-FLEX dibenzoate esters are highly effective, low-VOC, non-phthalate, non-alkyl phenol ethoxylate (APE-free) and are compatible with a wide range of polymers, including acrylic, styrene acrylic, vinyl acetate (PVA), vinyl acetate-ethylene (VAE) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) systems.iodin 305 Solar Gold or Iriodin 4504 Lava Red effect pigments.

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