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VersaBase™ 1032 Alkali 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...

VSA 1000 is a strong,  multi-purpose dispersion of green shade Alkali Blue (Reflex Blue) pigment is a universal vehicle for paste inks. VSA 1000 can be used alone for making many types of Green Shade Reflex Blue inks. Typical Reflex Blue formulas call for 22 to 35% loading of VSA 1000. VSA 1000 is ideal for making Reflex Blue inks for color blends.

Additionally, VSA 1000 can be used to "tone" many black inks, using approximately 3 to 10% for most paste inks.

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: Alkali Blue 61

Color Index No: 47265:1

Pigment Content: 30%

Solvent Content: 22%

Solvent Boiling Range: 465 to 600F

Bio/renewables content: 23.6%

Vehicle type: Quickset/Heatset Multipurpose

Appearance: Thick, tacky blue paste

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