VersaBase™ BIO 1038 RS Reflex Blue
A very large range of pigment dispersions is made by Kerley Ink Above, rubine red pigment is being milled. We have what you are looking for in colorants for many different inks...
VersaBase BIO 1038 RS is a red shade, high tint strength, multi-purpose dispersion of 38% total of Triarylmethane Violet & Blue (Phthalocyanine Blue) pigment in a high bio-renewables content, low VOC multipurpose vehicle for conventional paste inks. VersaBase BIO 1038 RS can be used alone for making many types of Red Shade Reflex Blue inks. Typical Reflex Blue formulas call for 25 to 50% loading of VersaBase 1038 RS. VersaBase BIO 1038 RS's red shade makes it ideal for toning black inks that require a bronzy-red "reflex" in their top tone.
Helpful note: To minimize bronze reflex, use high gloss letdown vehicle with maximum hard resin content. For maximum bronze reflex, use low resin, high filler content letdown vehicle.
Chemical Resistance: 5% HCl: Poor 5% NaOH: Poor
Water: Good-Excellent Ethanol: Poor Hot Paraffin: Fair Soap: Fair Lacquer Solvents: Excellent Linseed Oil: Excellent Diethylene Glycol: Fair Mineral Spirits: Excellent
Lightfastness: Full Strength: Good Tint: Fair
Pigment type: Triarylmethane Violet/Blue 15:3 blend
Color Index No: 42535:3/74160 -Red Shade
Pigment Content: 38%
Solvent Content: 5 max%
Solvent Boiling Range: 520 to 750F
Bio/renewables content: 33%
Vehicle type: Quickset/Heatset Multipurpose
Appearance: Thick, tacky blue paste