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Pigment Dispersions in Silicone Carrier: PDI Type 61

PDI Type 61 colorants are smooth, workable pastes comprised of the highest-quality pigments dispersed in a silicone vehicle, totally compatible with all silicone formulations. Ferro silicone paste colors are designed for use at concentrations from 0.5 percent to 4.0 percent depending on the base material and desired color.

Ferro silicone paste colors work well in practically any silicone application or process. They are commonly used for precoloring RTV1 and RTV2 sealants, coatings and molding processes, as well as heat-cured molding and coatings and liquid silicone injection molding.

Colorant vehicle

General-purpose silicone carrier, 10,000 cps fluid.

Standard colors

A range of 12 standard single-pigment color dispersions shown on the color chart are in stock for immediate shipment, while an entire spectrum of other single-pigment dispersions and custom blends are available on short notice.

Colors may vary in intensity and/or shade due to differences in rubber composition and curing conditions. Whenever possible, Ferro paste dispersions are based on single pigments.

Types of pigments

  • Energy Efficient
  • Chemical resistant
  • FDA compliant
  • FD&C compliant
  • Fluorescent
  • Heat stable
  • Heavy metal free
  • Organic
  • Inorganic
  • Light stable
  • Pearlescent

Energy Efficient (Cool) Colors

A range of single pigment color dispersions shown on a color chart that have infrared (heat) reflective properties. These pigments can be combined in many ways to yield an array of colors that are ideal for many applications. While the represented colors are produced with our Type 61 silicone vehicle other silicone based vehicles are available.

Specific Applications

  • Roofing
  • Sealants
  • Coatings
  • Automotive
  • Ships
  • Aircraft
  • Military

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