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VersaBase™ 2038 Yellow 174

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 2038 Yellow 174 is a multi-purpose dispersion of Diarylide Yellow 174 heat-resistant pigment in a universal vehicle for paste inks. VersaBase 2038 Yellow 174 can be used alone for making many types of Process Yellow inks such as

Quickset/Sheetfed Lithographic, Heatset Web Offset, Business Forms, and Newsinks.


Typically used to make Process Yellow inks, 25% to 50% of VersaBase 2038 Yellow 174 by total formula weight is considered a normal loading for most paste ink formulas.

Chemical Resistance: 5% HCl: Excellent 5% NaOH: Excellent

Bleed Resistance:
Water: Excellent Ethanol: Very Good Hot Paraffin: Very Good Soap: Very Good Lacquer Solvents: Fair Linseed Oil: Excellent Diethylene Glycol: N/A Mineral Spirits: Very Good

Lightfastness: Full Strength: Fair Tint: Poor


Pigment type: Yellow 174

Color Index No: 21098

Pigment Content: 38%

Solvent Content: 14.4%

Solvent Boiling Range: 520 to 750 F

Bio/renewables content: 18%

Vehicle type: Quickset/Heatset Multipurpose

Appearance: Thick, tacky yellow paste

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