Master batches

Effect pigments, aluminium pigments, gold bronze pigments, vacuum metallized pigments, polychromatic pigments

Color concentrates, or master batches as they are also called, are frequently used to tint plastics. In special cases, they can be directly colored. Metal pigment pastes in mineral oils that are compatible with polymers or plasticizers or preparations in granulate form (pellets) in PE are used here.

If gold-bronze pigments are used, due to the high processing temperature, the use of coated, temperature resistance pigment powders is recommended.

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PP aluminium powders

PP aluminium powders are extremely brilliant, polished leafing pigments in the particle-size range of approximately 10-20 µm.

They are used for decorative and industrial coatings, as well as for the coloring of plastics. The relevant safety regulations must be adhered to when using aluminium powders.

D 50 value [µm] Solid content Application
PP/770 20 100
PP/970 17 100
PP/1170 13 100
PP/1380 10 100

Constant®

The Constant® product group consists of gold-bronze and aluminium powders with an inorganic coating. Their resulting high thermal and chemical resistance makes them suitable for use in plastics (masterbatches), in particular, but also coating systems that are sensitive in their reactions.

D 50 value [µm] Solid content Application
Constant 2210/N 45 100
Constant 2250/N 33 100
Constant 2280/N 28 100
Constant 4117/N 11 100
Constant 3100 75 100
Constant 3200 56 100
Constant 3400 34 100
Constant 2600 24 100
Constant 1500 22 100
Constant 1700 18 100
Constant 2900 11 100

Constant® ON

The gold-bronze pastes of the Constant® ON group contain gold-bronze powder, whose particles have received an inorganic coating, and paraffin oil as a binding medium.

They are chiefly used in color concentrates which create visual effects in plastics. The coating endows with them high thermal and chemical resistance while the paraffin oil makes them very easy to incorporate in thermoplastic polymers.

D 50 value [µm] Solid content Solvent Application
Constant ON/2210/N 45 85 +/- 2 paraffin oil
Constant ON/2250/N 33 85 +/- 2 paraffin oil
Constant ON/2280/N 28 85 +/- 2 paraffin oil
Constant ON/4117/N 11 85 +/- 2 paraffin oil

Grandal® P

Grandal® P is a product group that has been specially developed for use in plastics.

As with conventional Grandal® products, these special pigments are also solvent-free granulates that use polyethylene wax as a binder. The granulates produce no dust during handling, are simple to measure and are very easy to incorporate in thermoplastic polymers due to pre-wetting with PE wax.

D 50 value [µm] Solid content Solvent Application
Grandal P 3100 75 80 +/- 2 Resin: PE-wax
Grandal P 3200 56 80 +/- 2 Resin: PE-wax
Grandal P 3350 41 80 +/- 2 Resin: PE-wax
Grandal P 3400 34 80 +/- 2 Resin: PE-wax
Grandal P 3600 31 80 +/- 2 Harz: PE-Wachs
Grandal P 2600 24 80 +/- 2 Resin: PE-wax
Grandal P 0130 11 80 +/- 2 Resin: PE-wax
Grandal P 0170 8 80 +/- 2 Resin: PE-wax

Luminor®

Luminor® is a relatively coarse gold-bronze group of products with a particle-size range of approximately 16-50 µm.

They are used in both brilliant industrial coatings and in decorative applications, as well as in the plastic industry. For sensitive coating systems, we recommend the use of Constant® qualities.

D 50 value [µm] Solid content Application
Luminor 2210 50 100
Luminor 2250 35 100
Luminor 2550 35 100
Luminor 2280 20 100
Luminor 2580 20 100
Luminor 2350 16 100

Metaface®

Metaface® aluminium powders that provide high brilliance, good coverage and excellent printability. They are available as powders, water-based pastes or UV pastes.

D 50 value [µm] Solid content Application
Metaface® 2140 13 100

MultiFlect®

MultiFlect® effect pigments exhibit polychromatic light sparks when perceived under directional lighting. It provides a perfect combination of polychromaticity and cost efficiency.

D 50 value [µm] Solid content Application
MultiFlect® Wave20 20 100
MultiFlect® Wave35 35 100
MultiFlect® Wave150 150 100

Multiprint®

The Multiprint® is a fine, gold-bronze product group with a particle-size range of approximately 4-10 µm.

It is also used in the coating industry to achieve high-quality gold effects.

D 50 value [µm] Solid content Application
Multiprint 4117 9,5 100

ON

ON pastes (both gold-bronze, but also leafing and non-leafing aluminium pastes) were specially designed for use in thermoplastic plastics.

The solvent paste is paraffin oil which guarantees an excellent and dust-free incorporation into the polymers.

D 50 value [µm] Solid content Solvent Application
ON/770 20 80 +/- 2 paraffin oil
ON/970 17 80 +/- 2 paraffin oil
ON/1170 13 80 +/- 2 paraffin oil
ON/1380 10 80 +/- 2 paraffin oil
ON/2600 24 80 +/- 2 paraffin oil
ON/1500 22 80 +/- 2 paraffin oil
ON/S/0130/75 11 75 +/- 2 paraffin oil
ON/S/0170/75 8 75 +/- 2 paraffin oil
ON/3100 75 80 +/- 2 paraffin oil
ON/3200 56 80 +/- 2 paraffin oil
ON/3350 41 80 +/- 2 paraffin oil
ON/3400 34 80 +/- 2 paraffin oil
ON/6400 22 80 +/- 2 paraffin oil
ON/2210 50 88 +/- 2 paraffin oil
ON/2250 35 88 +/- 2 paraffin oil
ON/2280 20 88 +/- 2 paraffin oil
ON/3050 11.5 88 +/- 2 paraffin oil
ON/4117 9.5 88 +/- 2 paraffin oil
ON/6600 88 +/- 2 paraffin oil

Standard powders

Standard aluminium powders are uncoated, non-leafing pigment powders that can be used by the coating and plastics industry wherever traditional paste solvents are problematic due to incompatibility or because of their unsatisfactory dissolving characteristics.

For safety reasons, the use of pastes is recommended.

D 50 value [µm] Solid content Application
Standardpulver 310 n.l 75 100
Standardpulver 320 n.l 56 100
Standardpulver 340 n.l 34 100

Unicoat®

Medium-fine, gold-bronze products with a particle-size range of approximately 6-14 µm. They are used for industrial coatings, decorative-effects and plastic applications.

D 50 value [µm] Solid content Application
Unicoat 3050 11,5 100
Unicoat 3220 10 100
Unicoat 3260 6 10

Zenexo®

Zenexo® UTP Colored Aluminium Effect Pigment in powder form. First available pigment with a D50 value of 21µm. Effect Pigments can be used in solvent, waterborne and UV coatings and printing ink systems. Zenexo® provides outstanding coloristic features, i.e. hiding power, color intensity, flop and gloss. Application areas: Powder Coatings, Industrial Coatings, Plastics and Screen Printing

D 50 value [µm] Solid content Application
Zenexo GoldenShine 21 YY 21 100

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