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VersaBase™ 4037 Lithol Rubine Red

VersaBase™ 4037 Lithol Rubine Red is a multi-purpose dispersion of Lithol Rubine pigment in a universal vehicle for paste inks. VersaBase™ 4037 Lithol Rubine Red can be used alone for making many types of Process Red (Magenta) inks such as Quickset/Sheetfed Lithographic, Heatset Web Offset, Business Forms, and Newsinks.

 

Typically used to make Process Red (Magenta) inks, 25% to 50% of VersaBase™ 4037 Lithol Rubine Red by total formula weight is considered a normal loading for most paste ink formulas.

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


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


Lightfastness: Full Strength: Good Tint: Fair

SPECIFICATIONS:

Pigment type: Lithol Rubine Red 57:1

Color Index No: 15850:1

Pigment Content: 37%

Solvent Content: 14.6%

Solvent Boiling Range: 520 to 750 F

Bio/renewables content: 18.6%

Vehicle type: Quickset/Heatset Multipurpose

Appearance: Thick, tacky red paste

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