Bismuth Oxyhalide Orange (PO85)

PO85 is a bismuth-based inorganic pigment providing a unique yellowish orange shade with high chroma and color strength.

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Ferro is a leading global manufacturer of PO85 Bismuth Oxyhalide which provides a unique yellowish orange color that fills a gap in the inorganic color spectrum.

Our Lysopac Orange 6820B and 6821B pigments offer good opacity, light, weather and heat fastness.  They are recommended for coatings, including OEM, industrial, and for injection molded and extruded plastics. 

BISMUTH OXYHALIDE ORANGE (PO85) PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS

  
HEAT FASTNESS   LIGHT
FASTNESS
WEATHER FASTNESS   ACID FASTNESS ALKALI FASTNESS  SOLVENT FASTNESS 

200ºC* 
30 mins. 

*Paints 

Excellent
(7-8 on blue wool scale)

Good
(4-5 on blue wool scale)

 Moderate  Good  Excellent 

 

BISMUTH OXYHALIDE ORANGE (PO85) RECOMMENDED PIGMENTS PROPERTIES AND APPLICATIONS

  • Lysopac Orange 6820B: A standard grade Bismuth Oxyhalide Orange (PO85) pigment for use in coatings and plastics applications.

  • Lysopac Orange 6821B: A coated version of Bismuth Oxyhalide Orange (PO85) pigment that offers improved chemical resistance for use in coatings and improved heat resistance in plastics applications.


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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 of our colors are matched to Ferro standards or your reference sample, ensuring precise color reproduction from order to order.

Providing Formulation Guides/Assistance with Startup Formula Creation
We assist customers in their product development efforts to ensure regulatory compliance (e.g., usage in food, cosmetics) and desired performance including anticorrosion, outdoor durability and NIR reflectance.

 

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Local Laboratory Testing 
Our laboratory facility teams support customers’ production and development activities, including accelerated corrosion testing, weatherability testing, heat build-up and total solar reflectance testing and migration testing.

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.

Custom Manufacturing
Ferro provides custom manufacturing services to add value to specific projects, particularly in cases which our production facilities and know-how allow our customers to reach cost-efficiency targets or attain higher performing final products.


Toll Manufacturing
For customers who need additional manufacturing capabilities, we provide a full range of manufacturing capacities, from pilot runs to full-scale production.