2016年3月6日星期日

What are Pearlescent Pigments?

    Pearlescent pigments are mica coated with various metal oxides that creat unique
luster effect.

    The coating of Titanium Dioxide on mica results in silver and interference colors like
gold, red ,blue and green. The coating of Titanium Dioxide and/or Iron Oxide
results in metallic colours like gold, bronze and copper.

    The luster effect in the finished products varies with the particle size of Pearlescent
Pigments used. Smaller particle sizes impart an opaque and satin sheen, while larger
particle sizes create a transparent and sparkle effect.


    Pearlescent pigment can be used in various industries, such as paints and coatings, cosmetics, plastics and master batches, printing inks, textile printings, rubbers, papers as well as building materials etc.