RadionBase™ PBX Alkali Blue
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RadionBase PBX Alkali Blue is a radiation-curable dispersion of 22.5% alkali blue (Pigment Blue 61 RS, reflex blue) in a mixed oligomer system. This vehicle system has been optimized for use in paper and board, with possible applications with some surface-treated or oxidized films as well. Recommended dosage of RadionBase PBX Reflex Blue is 45%-65% by weight in a finished ink. RadionBase PBX series energy-curable bases feature soft easy-to-handle viscosity with excellent pigmentation levels.
Typically used to make Reflex Blue inks or used as a toner in black inks to improve their blueness of shade, 45% to 65% of RadionBase PBX Alkali Blue by total formula weight is considered a normal loading for most paste ink formulas. Excellent results for coated and uncoated stock litho & web offset ink formulas can be obtained by blending RadionBase PBX dispersions with Radion Vehicle UVP composite letdown varnish. As a toner, used 3%-12% of RadionBase PBX Alkali Blue to tone black inks. RadionBase PBX series bases can be used for mercury UV, HUV, and LED UV formulas.
Chemical Resistance: 5% HCl: Poor 5% NaOH: Poor
Water: Excellent Ethanol: Poor Hot Paraffin: Fair Soap: Poor Lacquer Solvents: Excellent Linseed Oil: Excellent Diethylene Glycol: Fair Mineral Spirits: Excellent
Lightfastness: Full Strength: Good Tint: Fair
Pigment type: Blue 61 RS, Alkali Blue, Reflex Blue
Color Index No: 42765:1
Pigment Content: 22.5%
Solvent Content: 0%
Solvent Boiling Range: N/A
Bio/renewables content: 0%
Vehicle type: UV- or EB-cure acrylic esters & epoxies
Appearance: Thick, tacky blue paste
3.5 Gallon Plastic Bucket (net 30 lbs)
15 Gallon Steel Drum / Kit (110-135 lbs net)
55 gallon straight sided steel drum (net 400-450 lbs)