VersaBase™ 7039 Methyl Violet
VersaBase 7039 is a multi-purpose, low-viscosity dispersion of 39% PTMA Methyl Violet (Phospho-Molybdic Adic Salt of Violet 3) pigment in a universal vehicle for paste inks. VersaBase 7039 can be used alone for making many types of mixing violet inks. It also hase a relatively low-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 violet inks, 35 to 50% of VersaBase 7039 by total formula weight is considered normal for most paste ink formulas.
Chemical Resistance: 5% HCl: Poor 5% NaOH: Poor
Water: Excellent Ethanol: Poor Hot Paraffin: Fair Soap: Poor Lacquer Solvents: Excellent Linseed Oil: Excellent Diethylene Glycol: Fair Mineral Spirits: Excellent
Lightfastness: Full Strength: Good Tint: Fair
Pigment type: PTMA Violet 3 (Methyl Violet)
Color Index No: 42535:2
Pigment Content: 39%
Solvent Content: 17%
Solvent Boiling Range: 520 to 750 F
Bio/renewables content: 12%
Vehicle type: Quickset/Heatset Multipurpose
Appearance: Thick, tacky violet paste