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Cobalt Violet (PB73)

Product Information

ParameterCatalog Number
Tint (1:3)
C.I.NamePigment blue 73
C.I. No.77364
Pigment ChemicalCo-Si
Specific Gravity3.8
Mean Particle Size (μm)1.5
Oil Absorption (g/100g)~20
PH Value7-10
Heat Resistance (°C)>500
Acid Fastness (1-5)5
Alkali Fastness (1-5)5
Light Fastness (1-8)8
Weather Fastness (1-5)5

*The colors shown in the table are only approximate, please test and confirm before use.

Main Characteristics

  • Easy to disperse
  • Excellent dimensional stability
  • Non-bleeding and non-migratory
  • Near-infrared reflectance (cool pigment)
  • Recommended for use with high performance organic pigments in opaque formulations

Main Applications

Cobalt violet is widely used in various industries due to its unique properties and versatility. Its main applications include:

  • Coatings and Paints

Cobalt violet can be used to formulate coatings and paints, including industrial coatings and architectural paints. Its color stability and lightfastness make it suitable for indoor and outdoor applications.

  • Plastics and Polymers

Cobalt violet is used in the plastics industry to color plastic products, including toys, packaging materials and various molded products.

  • Printing Inks

Cobalt violet is also widely used in printing inks. It can improve the color saturation and surface gloss of printed materials, and enhance the ink's coverage and water resistance.

  • Art and Fine Arts

Cobalt violet is commonly used as a painting pigment. Its intense violet color allows artists to create a range of expressive and visually appealing artworks.

Cobalt Violet (PB73)

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