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VersaBase™ 1032 Alkali 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™ 1032 Alkali Blue is a multi-purpose dispersion of Alkali Blue (Reflex Blue) pigment in a universal vehicle for paste inks. VersaBase™ 1032 Alkali Blue can be used alone for making many types of Reflex Blue inks such as Quickset/Sheetfed Lithographic, Heatset Web Offset, Business Forms, and Newsinks.

Typically used to make Reflex Blue inks or used as a toner in black inks to improve their blueness of shade, 25% to 38% of VersaBase™ 1032 Alkali Blue by total formula weight is considered a normal loading for most paste ink formulas. As a toner, used 2%-10% of VersaBase™ 1032 Alkali Blue to tone black inks.

Chemical Resistance: 5% HCl: Poor 5% NaOH: Poor

Bleed Resistance:
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: Alkali Blue 61

Color Index No: 47265:1

Pigment Content: 32%

Solvent Content: 15%

Solvent Boiling Range: 520 to 580F

Bio/renewables content: 21.5%

Vehicle type: Quickset/Heatset Multipurpose

Appearance: Thick, tacky blue paste

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