VersaBase™ 6038 Phthalo Green

VersaBase 6038 Phthalo Green is a multi-purpose, low/mid-viscosity dispersion of 38% Phthalocyanine Green (Phthalo Green) pigment in a universal vehicle for paste inks. VersaBase 6038 Phthalo Green can be used alone for making many types of mixing Green inks. It also hase a moderate VOC content, yet it is suitable for making heatset web offset inks as well as quickset sheetfed litho & coldset web offset inks.


Typically used to make mixing Green inks, 25% to 40% of VersaBase™ 6038 Phthalo Green 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


Pigment type: Phthalocyanine Green 7

Color Index No: 74260

Pigment Content: 38%

Solvent Content: 16%

Solvent Boiling Range: 520 to 750 F

Bio/renewables content: 14%

Vehicle type: Quickset/Heatset Multipurpose

Appearance: Thick, tacky dark green paste

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