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VersaBase™ 3037 Red Lake C

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™ 3037 Red Lake C is a multi-purpose dispersion of 37% Red Lake C (Warm Red) pigment in a universal vehicle for paste inks. VersaBase™ 3037 Red Lake C can be used alone for making many types of Warm Red inks such as Quickset/Sheetfed Lithographic, Heatset Web Offset, Business Forms, and Newsinks.


Typically used to make Warm Red mixing inks, 25% to 50% of VersaBase™ 3037 Red Lake C by total formula weight is considered a normal loading for most paste ink formulas.

Chemical Resistance: 5% HCl: Good 5% NaOH: Fair

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

Lightfastness: Full Strength: Fair Tint: Poor


Pigment type: Red Lake "C" 53:1  (Barium Salt)

Color Index No: 15585:1

Pigment Content: 37%

Solvent Content: 15%

Solvent Boiling Range: 520 to 750 F

Bio/renewables content: 17.5%

Vehicle type: Quickset/Heatset Multipurpose

Appearance: Thick, tacky red paste

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