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VersaBase™ 5037 Phthalo 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 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

Packaging Options:
3.5 Gallon Bucket
3.5 Gallon Plastic Bucket (net 30 lbs)
15 Gallon Metal Drum
15 Gallon Steel Drum / Kit (110-135 lbs net)
55 gallon straight side drum
55 gallon straight sided steel drum (net 400-450 lbs)
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