Cool Colors® Bismuth Vanadate Yellow (PY184)

Cool Colors® Pigment Yellow 184 (C.I. 771740) inorganic pigment offers high NIR (Near-Infrared Reflectance).

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Cool Colors® Bismuth Vanadate Yellow pigment (PY184) is a NIR reflecting pigment ("cool pigment") that offers high color strength and good opacity.

It is a suitable replacement for greenish yellow chromates. The excellent light fastness characteristics of these pigments increase end use product life, provide protection against thermal degradation and reduce overall heat absorption in buildings.


COOL COLORS®  BISMUTH VANADATE YELLOW (PY184) PIGMENT CHARACTERISTICS 

HEAT FASTNESS  LIGHT FASTNESS WEATHER FASTNESS ACID FASTNESS ALKALI FASTNESS  SOLVENT FASTNESS 
200ºC*
5 Min.
*paints
Good
(7-8 on blue wool scale)
Good
(4-5 on grey scale)
Good Excellent Excellent

 COOL COLORS®  BISMUTH VANADATE YELLOW (PY184) RECOMMENDED PIGMENT PROPERTIES

RECOMMENDED PIGMENT PIGMENT PROPERTIES
Lysopac Yellow 6601B
Standard grade Bismuth Vanadate Yellow (PY184); an opaque pigment with a pure greenish yellow shade offering excellent dispersibility. This pigment is zinc-free and boric acid-free. (Note: Lysopac Yellow 6601B is not recommended for processing temperatures above 200°C)
Lysopac Yellow 6606B
Standard grade Bismuth Vanadate Yellow (PY184) with a green shade that offers exceptionally high color strength, low mill base viscosity and very good shear stability. This pigment is zinc-free.
Lysopac Yellow 6607B
The newest generation Bismuth Vanadate Yellow (PY184) pigment with a green shade that offers superior color strength and good hiding power; very low mill base viscosity with very good shear stability allowing for 70% pigment loading in the mill base. This pigment is zinc-free.
Lysopac Yellow 6608B
Economical grade Bismuth Vanadate Yellow (PY184) pigment with a green shade that offers high color strength, very low mill base viscosity and very good shear stability, allowing for 70% pigment loading in the mill base. This pigment is zinc-free.
Lysopac Yellow 6611B
Standard grade Bismuth Vanadate Yellow (PY184) pigment with a clean greenish yellow shade that offers high hiding power and color strength and high shear stability. This pigment is zinc-free.
Lysopac Yellow 6613P
Standard grade Bismuth Vanadate Yellow (PY184) pigment with a greenish yellow shade that offers high opacity and exceptionally good heat resistance (300°C in polyethylene). This pigment is boric acid-free.
Lysopac Yellow 6615B
Standard grade Bismuth Vanadate Yellow (PY184) pigment with a very clean, greenish yellow shade that offers high hiding power, high light and weather fastness. Lysopac Yellow 6615B can be used to replace greenish version of chrome yellow to produce lead free formulations. This pigment is zinc-free.
Lysopac Yellow 6616B
Standard grade Bismuth Vanadate Yellow (PY184) pigment with a very clean, greenish yellow shade that offers very high hiding power, very high light and weather fastness. Lysopac Yellow 6616B can be used to replace greenish version of chrome yellow to produce lead-free formulations. At the same pigmentation level, 6616B has a superior hiding power than a chrome yellow. This pigment is zinc-free.
Lysopac Yellow 6618B
Standard grade Bismuth Vanadate Yellow (PY184) pigment with a greenish yellow shade that offers high hiding power and very good outdoor durability. Lysopac Yellow 6618B provides improved heat resistance and reflow behavior in powder coatings, particularly for polyester based resin systems if cross-linked with hardener type Araldite PT 910/912. This pigment is zinc-free.
Lysopac Yellow 6619B
A special grade Bismuth Vanadate Yellow (PY184) with a greenish yellow shade that offers excellent heat resistance and light fastness in technical polymers like PA and polycarbonate. This pigment is zinc-free and boric acid-free. The pigment is also suitable for usage in nylons (PA6,...) and polycarbonates. (Note: 6619B is not recommended for PVC and polyolefins.)
Lysopac Yellow 6716B
Bismuth Vanadate Yellow (PY184) is a reddish yellow pigment with very good opacity that offers very good light fastness, weather and heat fastness in high performing powder coating applications. This pigment is zinc-free. Pigment 6716B can also be used in liquid paints with satisfactory dispersion stability (provided that its high specific gravity and tendency to settle can be prevented by using appropriate anti-settling agents).

  

Bismuth Vanadate PY184 Plastics application

COOL COLORS® BISMUTH VANADATE YELLOW (PY184) APPLICATIONS

IR Plastics:

  • PVC applications including siding and window profiles
  • Single-ply roofing systems


Cool Coatings:

  • Coil coatings for roofs 
  • Exterior paints for roofs and façades
  • Roof singles
  • Sport fields
  • Automotive coatings
  • Camouflage coatings 
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