SPRINGTIME100 LEAD-FREE UNDERGLAZE COLORS

Ferro’s Springtime100 is the next generation lead-free color range designed for underglaze decoration of vitreous china, bone china, stoneware, porcelain and tiles.

Ferro Springtime100 Series Lead-Free Underglaze Colors for Ceramic Decorating.

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The Springtime100 color range offers 17 highly pigmented lead-free shades that deliver an intense color palette used for underglaze ceramic decoration. 

Springtime100 underglaze 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. 

Acid and alkali resistance of the underglaze decoration created with Springtime100 colors is determined by the type of glaze used. For decorating tableware that comes into contact with food, Ferro supplies lead-free glazes and frits for vitreous china, bone china and earthenware. 


ead-free underglaze colors for decoration of vitreous china, bone china, stoneware, porcelain and tiles.

Colors in the Springtime100 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.


SPRINGTIME100 COLORS

PRODUCT NO.  COLOR SHADE  PANTONE® CODE1 SYSTEM  HINTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS 
11 1711 Olive Green 575 c  Cr-Al  For glazes low in zinc and magnesium
11 17153  Blue Green  547 c Co-Cr-Al  For glazes low in zinc and magnesium
12 17103   Turquoise  298 c  Zr-V-Si For all glazes 
12 17113   Night Blue  2758 c  Co-Al   For all glazes  
12 17123  Royal Blue 2745 c Co-Si  For all glazes  
13 1713  Lemon Yellow  3965 c Zr-Pr-Si  For all glazes  
13 1715  Intensive Yellow  108 c Zr-Pr-Si   For all glazes  
13 17162  Orange  165 c Zr-Si-Cd-Si-S For all glazes  
14 17103   Deep Black  Black c Co-Ni-Fe-Cr For all glazes  
15 17103   Stone Grey  7536 c Sn-Sb-V  For all glazes  
16 17103   Nut Brown  483 c Zn-Cr-Fe  For glazes rich in zinc
16 1711  Orange Brown  153 c Zn-Al-Cr-Fe For glazes rich in zinc
17 1714 Copper Brown  1675 c  Zr-Fe-Si  For all glazes  
17 17152   Light Red  179 c Zr-Si-Cd-Se-S For all glazes  
17 17162   Dark Red  1805 c Zr-Si-Cd-Se-S  For all glazes  
17 1717  Pink Red   492 c Ca-Sn-Si-Cr  Glazes low in zinc and rich in lime
18 1710  Violet 688 c Sn-Cr  Glazes low in zinc and rich in lime
19 17103 White    Zr-Si For all glazes  

1The above mentioned Pantone®code is only a guideline for the color shade.
  Pantone® is a registered trade mark of Pantone Inc.
2Cadmium containing colors.
3These colors are suitable for high temperature firing on porcelain.


 

VALUE ADDED SERVICES

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.