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VersaBase™ 5037 Phthalo Blue

VersaBase 5037 Phthalo Blue is a multi-purpose dispersion of Phthalocyanine Blue (Phthalo Blue) pigment in a universal vehicle for paste inks. VersaBase 5037 Phthalo Blue can be used alone for making many types of Process Blue (Cyan) inks such as Quickset/Sheetfed Lithographic, Heatset Web Offset, Business Forms, and Newsinks.

 

Typically used to make Process Blue (Cyan) inks, 25% to 40% of VersaBase 5037 Phthalo Blue 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:  Excellent   Hot Paraffin:  Excellent   Soap:  Excellent   Lacquer Solvents: Excellent   Linseed Oil: Excellent   Diethylene Glycol:  Excellent   Mineral Spirits: Excellent

Lightfastness:  Full Strength:  Excellent  Tint: Excellent

SPECIFICATIONS:

Pigment type: Phthalocyanine Blue 15:3

Color Index No: 74160

Pigment Content: 37%

Solvent Content: 19%

Solvent Boiling Range: 520 to 750 F

Bio/renewables content: 13%

Vehicle type: Quickset/Heatset Multipurpose

Appearance: Thick, tacky blue paste

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