Cadmium Red – PR 108
Cadmium Pigments are pigments based on cadmium sulfide and zinc sulfo-selenide and cadmium, which offer a wide shade of colours ranging from greenish yellow through the oranges, reds and maroon. Although cadmium is classified as a heavy metal, these cadmium pigments are cadmium salts with soluble cadmium content extremely low and controlled, allowing use in several applications and complying with a number of global regulations.
Cadmium Pigments have the following main characteristics:
Clean and bright colours
High tinting strength
Excellent thermal resistance (600 ° C)
Excellent weather and light resistance
Insoluble in water and organic solvents
Does not bleed
Does not migrate
Excellent stability, non-warping
Good resistance to alkalis and detergents
Compatible with other pigments
Applications: Recommended for use in plastics, architectural & industrial coatings, road marking, powder coatings, and other specialty markets.
Cadmium pigments have excellent resistance to high temperatures due to it their manufacturing process and can therefore be routinely used in polymers that are processed above 300°C, such as polycarbonate, polyamides and PTFE.
Road marking Paints
Cadmium pigments are used in thermoplastic paints production processes applied on urban roads, highways, bike paths, airports, parking lots, special signs. Great alternative to replace chromates and molybdates.
Product Range: Our differentiated quality control, allows us to monitor colour aspects and application, reproducing the system used by the customer. Our lots are tailor made per customer requirement, and produced following predefined pattern, giving batch to batch repeatability.
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