Cool Colors® Zinc Ferrite Brown Spinel (PY119)

Cool Colors® Pigment Yellow 119 (C.I.77496) offers moderate NIR (Near Infrared Reflectance) consisting of a brown mixed oxide of Zn (II) and Iron (III) with chemical formula ZnFe2O4 and a spinel structure.

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Cool Colors® PY119 Zinc Ferrite Brown Spinel pigments offer a reddish buff shade that is opaque to visible light with moderate NIR reflectance ("cool pigment"). They are a possible replacement of Chrome Yellows in combination with organics.

PY119 pigments have good coloristics to combine with organic and inorganic pigments to reach specific colors at a very competitive cost. These colors include:  natural greens, bright reds, chocolate browns and light beiges.


FERRO COOL COLORS® ADVANTAGES

The IR-reflective features of our Cool Colors® pigments provide: 

  • Increased service life due to less thermal stress and degradation
  • Increased occupant comfort for buildings with cool coatings
  • Reduced energy consumption for air conditioning needs
  • Increased comfort and wearability in fabrics applications 
  • Ability to recycle black parts with NIR based sorting systems, creating economic value and reduced waste disposal 


COOL COLORS®ZINC FERRITE BROWN SPINEL (PY119) PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS

HEAT FASTNESS  LIGHT
FASTNESS
WEATHER FASTNESS  ACID FASTNESS  ALKALI FASTNESS  CEMENT COMPATIBILITY  SOLVENT FASTNESS 

Nubifer Y-805K (300ºC, 5 min);

Nubifer Y-905K (260ºC, 5 min)

Excellent
(8 on blue wool scale)
Excellent 
(5 on grey scale)
 Excellent   Excellent   Excellent   Excellent

COOL COLORS® ZINC FERRITE BROWN SPINEL (PY119) RECOMMENDED PIGMENTS

  • Nubifer Y-805K – Pigment Yellow 119 Zinc Ferrite with a dark reddish shade and very high heat fastness (300°C, 5 min)

  • Nubifer Y-905K – Pigment Yellow 119 Zinc Ferrite with a light yellowish shade and high heat fastness (260°C, 5 min) 

COOL COLORS® ULTRAMARINE VIOLET (PV119) APPLICATIONS

IR Plastics:

  • PVC applications including siding and window profiles
  • Agricultural film
  • Plastic roof tiles
  • Sport fields and synthetic turf/artificial grass
  • Automotive applications including dashboards, steering wheels and upholstery
  • Fiber applications including garments and carpets
  • Single-ply roofing systems

Cool Coatings:

  • Coil coatings for roofs 
  • Exterior paints for roofs and façades
  • Roof shingles
  • Sport fields
  • Automotive coatings
  • Camouflage coatings
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VALUE ADDED SERVICES

Cool Start-Up Formulas
We provide our customers with start-up formulas made with Ferro's cool pigments that match their “hot” color shades.  We also provide a complete pigment formulation guide to assist our customers in achieving the optimum cool performance in their products. 


Advanced Color Matching
Ferro technicians combine their talents with today's most advanced computer color analysis equipment to offer our customers precise color-matching services. 


Our spectrophotometry process minimizes metamerism, speeds up color matching, ensures consistent quality and helps identify the pigment combination that produces any given color for the lowest possible cost and right performance characteristics, including outdoor durability and NIR reflectance.

Ferro can match your color chip/drawdown or we can refer to complete files of OSHA, Munsel, RAL, Federal Standard 595 Series or Pantone® matching systems to achieve your reference number. All our colors are matched to Ferro standards or your reference sample, ensuring precise color reproduction from order to order.

Custom Formulations
We work closely with our customers to co-innovate and develop customized high-performing and economical coloring solutions based on application requirements and operational processing needs, including custom formulations for paints, coatings, cement, concrete, inks, ceramics, glass, leather, metal and plastics.