VersaBase™ 1032 Alkali Blue
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
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