BONA Lake Red (PR48:4)

Pigment Red 48:4 (C.I. 15865:4) is a Monoazo BONA Lake Red suitable for inks and coatings applications.

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Ferro is a leading global manufacturer of Monoazo BONA (Beta-Oxy-Naphthoic Acid) Lake pigments that provide colors in the range from medium red to bluish red.
 
Our BONA lake pigments are recommended for use in inks and mass coloration applications such as plastics where there is little or no migration of the colorant.

Bonithol Red M 4844C is a yellowish version of Pigment Red 48:4 offering good light and weather fastness. It is a recommended pigment in air-drying formulations for decorative and industrial stoving paints and coatings.

Bonithol Red 4845C is a Pigment Red 48:4 with a bluer shade than Bonithol Red M 4844C offering good light and weather fastness. It is a recommended pigment in air-drying formulations for decorative and industrial stoving paints and coatings.

Bonithol Red BM 4846C is a bluer shade of Pigment Red 48:4 suitable for paints, coatings and inks applications.      

Bonithol Red TR 4847C is a yellowish version of Pigment Red 48:4 offering a high level of gloss and transparency when dispersed via microbead milling.  It is a recommended pigment for inks applications, particularly nitrocellulose (NC)-polyamide-based inks and offset printing inks.


BONA LAKE RED (PR48:4) PIGMENT CHARACTERISTICS

RECOMMENDED PIGMENT HEAT FASTNESS  LIGHT
FASTNESS
WEATHER FASTNESS  ACID FASTNESS ALKALI FASTNESS  SOLVENT FASTNESS 
Bonithol Red M 4844C 
Bonithol Red 4845C
Bonithol Red BM 4846C

150ºC* 
30 mins 
*Paints
Good
(6-7 on blue wool scale)
Good in full shade only
(4 on grey scale)
 Moderate Moderate  Moderate

 

RECOMMENDED PIGMENT HEAT FASTNESS LIGHT
FASTNESS
ACID FASTNESS ALKALI FASTNESS SOLVENT FASTNESS
Bonithol Red BM 4846C
Bonithol Red TR 4847C
 
180ºC*
10 mins
*Inks
Good
(6-7 on blue wool scale)
Moderate Moderate Moderate

BONA LAKE RED (PR48:3) RECOMMENDED PIGMENTS AND APPLICATIONS

RECOMMENDED PIGMENT  PROPERTIES  APPLICATIONS
Bonithol Red M 4844C A yellowish version of Pigment Red 48:4 offering good light and weather fastness; This pigment is not recommended for use in alkaline systems, as it may create technical problems due to poor alkaline resistance.

Coatings, Paints: in air-drying formulations for decorative and industrial paints    

Bonithol Red 4845C A Pigment Red 48:4 with a bluer shade than Bonithol Red M 4844C offering good light and weather fastness. This pigment is not recommended for use in alkaline systems, as it may create technical problems due to poor alkaline resistance.  Coatings, Paints: in air-drying formulations for decorative and industrial paints
Bonithol Red BM 4846C
A bluer shade of Pigment Red 48:4. This pigment is not recommended for use in polyamide inks.
Coatings, Paints, Inks: offset printing inks, screen printing inks, UV inks
Bonithol Red TR 4847C
A yellowish version of Pigment Red 48:4 offering a high level of gloss and transparency when dispersed via microbead milling
Inks: particularly NC-polyamide-based inks and offset printing inks.


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