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New brilliance in coatings design: Paliocrom® Brilliant Orange from BASF

Published on 2010-02-10. Author : SpecialChem

Paliocrom® Brilliant Orange L 2850 is the first of a new generation of effect pigments from BASF. Exceptional brilliance and ultra-high chroma enable the creation of novel designs in the orange to red shade area.

This innovative pigment is based on iron-oxide-coated aluminum platelets of the thin silver dollar type, which have very fine particle size distribution. The resulting flawless brilliance - together with ultra-high chroma and lightness as well as excellent hiding power - offers scope for fascinating styling options. With its pronounced flop characteristics (light/dark contrast) and strong sparkle, the product allows subtle variations in coatings design.

Paliocrom® Brilliant Orange L 2850 is suitable for both solvent- and water-based systems. Its main applications are high-performance automotive coatings and industrial coatings for computers, telecommunications equipment and electrical appliances. In combination with other effects or colored pigments, the product provides opportunities for a wide variety of different stylings covering the entire color spectrum.

Pigments & Resins

The product range of BASF's Pigments & Resins business unit includes pigments, effect pigments, pigment preparations and dyes, resins, light stabilizers, photo initiators and additives as well as specific masterbatches in Europe. Our products are manufactured and marketed worldwide. We are one of the world's leading suppliers in these fields.

About BASF:

BASF is the world's leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics and performance products to agricultural products, fine chemicals as well as oil and gas. As a reliable partner BASF helps its customers in virtually all industries to be more successful. With its high-value products and intelligent solutions, BASF plays an important role in finding answers to global challenges such as climate protection, energy efficiency, nutrition and mobility. BASF posted sales of more than €62 billion in 2008 and had approximately 97,000 employees at the end of that year. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN).

Source: BASF


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