31 Series Transparent Glass Colors for Decal Application

The 31 Series offers lead-containing low melting transparent colors used in ceramic decal application for the decoration of drinking glasses and container glasses.

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Ferro’s 31 Series offers seven transparent glass colors that provide excellent processing properties for decal application in all conventional decorating methods, including direct screen printing, indirect screen printing, spraying and brush application.  The 31 Series colors are not particularly resistant to acids and alkalis.

 For all standard application methods, Ferro offers a full range of suitable media and covercoats.

31 SERIES CORE PROPERTIES
Thermal Expansion Coefficient: 
100 x10-7/K - 120 x 10-7/K

Firing Temperature Range:

540°C and  580°C

HEAVY METAL RELEASE AND HEAVY METAL CONTENT 
All 31 Series colors are lead-containing.


31 SERIES APPLICATIONS

  • Glass lighting fixtures decoration
  • Delicate and decorative glassware decoration
  • Hollow glassware decoration

31 SERIES COLORS

The gold and silver containing colors: 77 291, 77 396, 77 435, 77 436 and 78 149 may be mixed with each other in any desired ratio.

Product              Color Shade        Pantone®  Code
12 336021 Dark Blue Reflex Blue c
14 1251  Black Black c
77 2911  Intensive Purple 227 c
77 3961  Purple  226 c
77 4351  Amethysst 248 c
77 4361  Ruby 1797 c
78 1491  Violet 2597 c
19 331301  Underlayer White 
10 1041  Transparent Flux
                                                                                                                 
1GHS symbol 07, 08, 09, H Phrases 302, 352, 3600Df, 373, 410



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.