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

Bleed Resistance:
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

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