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Sun Chemical Unveils Quindo® Violet 55 Quinacridone Pigment for Coatings

Published on 2015-06-04. Author : SpecialChem

NUREMBERG, Germany -- Coatings formulators can now expand their styling color gamut with the introduction of Sun Chemical’s new red shade Quindo® Violet 55 Quinacridone pigment.

The intense color of Sun Chemical’s red shade Quindo Violet 55 is 10 units more chromatic than a similar shade Pigment Violet 19 and exhibits high transparency as well as an attractive neutral flop. Compatible in water- and solvent-borne systems, the red shade Quindo Violet 55 offers excellent fastness properties and strong durability and resistance to solvents.

“Our customers are looking for pigments that will differentiate them from their competitors and grow their business,” said Scott Heitzman, Global Product Manager of High Performance Pigments, Sun Chemical Performance Pigments. “Our unique red shade Violet 55 is just another example of the differentiation that our customers are looking for. As the market leader in Quinacridone pigments, we are able to provide our coating customers with more color options than anyone else. Our wide range of Quinacridone offerings—some of the most versatile high performance pigments on the market—will provide customers with the highest quality pigment and the most diversified color offering.”

From the brilliant orange shade of Fastogen Super Red 209 to the now expanded color gamut of red shade Violet 55, Sun Chemical offers the widest color index range of Quinacridone pigments on the market and can be used in every coating industry.

About Sun Chemical

Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC group, is one of the world’s largest producers of printing inks and pigments and one of the leading providers of materials to packaging, publication, coatings, plastics, cosmetics, and other industrial markets. With annual sales of more than $3.5 billion, Sun Chemical has over 8,000 employees supporting customers around the world.

Source: Sun Chemical


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