PR System Lead-containing Container Glass Enamels

The PR System is Ferro's lead-containing color range of glass enamels for the decoration of borosilicate glass used in pharmaceutical glass packaging.

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Ferro offers the PR System of lead-containing container glass enamels that are specially formulated for application on borosilicate glass. Testing for suitability on the glass to be decorated for expansion is recommended.  PR enamel suitability is also dependent upon application weight.  

Intermixable Colors for Limitless Possibilities
PR system colors are intermixable, which allows decorators to mix and match their own shades for optimal productivity with minimal inventory. It is recommended to perform preliminary tests before launching production with color mixtures from this system.


Our colors from all systems can be provided in the following forms:

  • Powder form
  • Water-friendly pastes for conventional and electrostatic spraying
  • Oil-based liquid pastes for cold screen-printing
  • Thermoplastic pastes for multi-color hot screen printing
  • Mediums suitable for all applications can also be provided

PR System container glass enamels contain lead, cadmium, and lithium.
The following lead and cadmium leaching information are based on DIN EN 1388-2 testing of the basic flux system under laboratory conditions.

  • Lead release: < 10 mg/dm2 of the decorated surface
  • Cadmium release: < 1 mg/dm2 of the decorated surface

PR SYSTEM LEAD-CONTAINING CONTAINER GLASS ENAMEL COLOR RANGE

COLOR  REFERENCE  PANTONE   
GREEN PR  106 349 C 
BLUE GREEN  PR  109 323 C
ULTRAMARINE BLUE  PR  113 2945 C 
ROYAL BLUE  PR  108 Reflex Blue C
BLUE  PR  102 2727 C 
YELLOW PR  107 012 C 
ORANGE  PR  101 021 C 
MEDIUM RED  PR  100 186 C 
DARK RED PR  118 200 C 
BROWN PR  105  470 C
BLACK  PR  112  
WHITE PR  104  


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  • The Pantone references and color prints are provided as an indication of the shade only. 
  • The above-mentioned references are randomly selected color shades, please contact your respective Ferro Technical Service representative to get more information on further available colors. 
  • The above-mentioned references refer to the powder form only. If a thermoplastic paste, liquid paste or spraying form is being requested, please also indicate the medium.


Additional colors to our standard color range are also available on demand.
Please use the product inquiry form to request complete custom color matching from our technical service team.



VALUE ADDED SERVICES
 

Ferro provides complete custom color matching services to help our customers develop new color shades.
Color Mixing
We offer custom color mixing services which gives our customers total flexibility in tailoring color matches on-site, as well as applicable 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.