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
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
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