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Permanent Yellow DHG

Permanent Yellow DHG

Pigment Yellow 12

Permanent Yellow DHG is a very opaque diarylide yellow pigment. It meets the requirements for the European Scale for Process printing. Permanent Yellow DHG is noted for excellent flow properties. Main application field is coldset offset printing ink (newspaper printing). Further application fields are other offset printing inks as well as water and solvent based packaging gravure and flexographic printing inks.


  • Tinctorial strength and gloss
  • High color strength
  • Excellent flow properties

Product Data

Physical Data

Density [g/cm³] 1.39
Specific surface [m²/g] 31
Average particle size [nm] 100
Fineness of grind [µm]
Viscosity [Pa·s]
Oil absorption [ml/100g] 96

Fastness Data

Staining of the test medium by:
Test Medium Powder pigment Print / draw-down Change of the print
Solvent mixture 4-5 5 5
Ethanol 5 5 5
Ethyl acetate 4 4-5 4-5
MEK 4 4-5 4-5
Toluene 3-4 4 4
White spirit 4-5 5 5
DOP 4-5 5
Paraffine 4 4-5
Butter 5
Soap 5 5
Alkali 5 5
Acid 5 5
Heat stability 10 min. 200°C
30 min. 180°C
Light fastness 5.8% 4
Light fastness 10.0% 5
Silver laquer 5
Sterilization Water phase Steam phase
5 5



Recommended for

Paste inks

Metal deco
UV curing (Offset)

Liquid inks

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

■ highly recommended
● recommended
○ limited suitability
–  not tested

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