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

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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