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Hostaperm Scarlet GO for Printing

Hostaperm Scarlet GO for Printing

Pigment Red 168

Hostaperm Scarlet GO is a brilliant yellow shade anthanthrone pigment with excellent light- and weather fastness properties. It belongs to the
group of red pigments with the best light- and weather fastness properties. Recommended for paste inks and for solvent- and water based
packaging gravure and flexographic printing inks.
 
 
 
 

Benefits

  • Outstanding fastness to light and weathering
  • Most lightfast and weather-resistant organic red pigment

Product Data

Physical Data

Density [g/cm3] 2.08
pH-value
Specific surface [m2/g] 33
Average particle size [nm] 220
Fineness of grind [µm]
Viscosity [Pa.s]
Oil absorption [ml/100g] 70

Fastness properties

Staining of the test medium by:
Test medium  Powder pigment Print / draw-down Change of the print
Solvent mixture 5 5 5
Ethanol 5 5 5
Ethyl acetate 5 5 5
MEK 5 5 5
Toluene 4-5 5 5
White spirit 5 5 5
DOP 5 5
Paraffine 5 5
Butter 5
Soap 5 5
Alkali 5 4
Acid 5 4-5
Heat stability 10 min.  200°C
30 min.  180°C
Light fastness  1/3 SD 25.0 % 8
Light fastness 10.0% 7
Silver laquer 5
Sterilization Water phase Steam phase
5 5

 

Applications

Recommended for

Paste inks

Sheetfed
Heatset
Coldset
Silkscreen
Metal deco
UV curing (Offset)

Liquid inks

NC alcohol
NC acetate
Waterbased
Polyvinyl butyral
Polyamide
Pub gravure, Toluene
Decorative laminates
UV curring (Flexo)

■ highly recommended
● recommended
○ limited suitability
–  not tested

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