Metallic100 Lead-Free Onglaze Metallic Colors

Ferro’s Metallic100 color series offers the latest generation of lead-free metallic colors designed for onglaze ceramic decoration of porcelain, bone china, vitreous china and earthenware.

Lead-free metallic colors for onglaze decoratin of porcelain, bone china, vitreous china, earthenware

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The Metallic100 series color range offers 15 shades of metallic colors for onglaze ceramic decoration. These colors show no visible acid or alkali attack laboratory tests and under industrial conditions on a variety of different substrates.
 
Metallic100 onglaze decoration colors are lead-free and cadmium-free with controls in place to maintain upper limits of 100 ppm lead and 600 ppm cadmium. Ferro maintains and manages the heavy metal limit through careful monitoring of raw materials combined with accurate processing and continuous, precise quality control. 


Metallic100 onglaze decoration colors for porcelain, bone china, vitreous china, earthenware

Colors in the Metallic100 series have excellent processing properties in all conventional decorating methods, including direct and indirect screen printing, spraying, machine lining and banding, and brush application.

Ferro also offers a full range of suitable media and covercoats designed for use with all standard decorating methods.


METALLIC100 COLORS-SUBSTRATES AND FIRING CONDITIONS

SUBSTRATE  FIRING CONDITIONS 
Porcelain  Normal Firing:  800 - 820 oc
Fast Firing:       830 - 880 oc
Bone China  Normal Firing:  800 - 820 oc
Fast Firing:       830 - 880 oc
Vitreous China  Normail Firing: 800 - 850 o
Earthenware  Normal Firing:  780 - 820 o
Enamel  Normal Firing:  780 - 820 oc  


METALLIC100 COLORS

PRODUCT NO.  COLOR SHADE  PANTONE®  CODE PRODUCT TYPE 
13 2165 Golden Yellow    141 c M

Coarser colors with stronger metallic effect

13 2166 Antique Gold  7403 c M 
15 2165  Silver   7354 c M  
15 2166 Antique Silver  7235 c M 
16 2165 Bronze    722 c M  
17 2165  Red    167 c M 
13 55324 Light Gold  1215 c M 

Finer colors with
smoother surface

13 55325  Gold 1245 c M  
13 55326  Reddish Gold  8962 c M  
15 55009  Light Silver   472 c M  
15 55010  Silver Grey    420 c M 
15 55881 Light Platinum  8001 c M  
15 55885 Dark Platinum      877 c M 
16 55222 Light Bronze    876 c M 
17 55671 Copper  8900 c M  
 *The above mentioned Pantone®code is only a guideline for the color shade.
 Pantone® is a registered trademark of Pantone Inc.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Global custom color mixing and matching services for ceramic decoration

 

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Color Mixing   
We offer custom color mixing services, which gives our customers total flexibility in tailoring color matches on-site, as well as desired gloss and finish.  We also provide testing to ensure the firing stability of mixed shades, mixing guidelines and recommendations for Pantone® color matching.

Color Matching
Ferro provides complete custom color matching services to help our customers develop new colors and finishes to meet specific industry standards and/or unique customer needs.  In addition to matching colors, Ferro can provide formulas to customers using the base/tint system.

Precise color matching can be achieved using our internal extensive database and color matching expertise.  All colors are matched to defined reference samples to ensure exact match and consistent color reproduction from batch to batch.