Triarylcarbonium Violet (PV3)

Pigment Violet 3 (C.I. 42535:2) is a salt created by reaction of methyl violet dyes with PTM complex acid. It is a suitable organic pigment for many inks applications.

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Ferro is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance Triarylcarbonium Violet pigments that deliver brilliant violet shades not achievable by any other known organic pigments. They exhibit outstanding purity properties in shade and gloss. 

Our Lumiere Violet pigments are Triaryl Carbonium Violet pigments that offer very clean and unique bright violet shades, making them ideal violet pigments for many inks applications.

Lumiere Violet PTM 0345N is a Triarylcarbonium Violet (PV3) pigment that exhibits very good gloss and transparency in most inks applications including nitrocellulose-based inks, polyamide inks, polyvinyl inks, and water-based ink applications.  Its excellent NC-resistance makes it particularly suited for the production of nitrocellulose pigment chips.

TRIARYLCARBONIUM VIOLET (PV3) PIGMENT CHARACTERISTICS

HEAT FASTNESS  LIGHT
FASTNESS
ACID FASTNESS ALKALI FASTNESS  SOLVENT FASTNESS 
150ºC*
20 mins
*Inks
Moderate
(5 on blue wool scale)
Good Moderate Moderate

TRIARYLCARBONIUM VIOLET (PV3) RECOMMENDED PIGMENTS-PROPERTIES AND APPLICATIONS

RECOMMENDED PIGMENT  PROPERTIES  APPLICATIONS
Lumiere Violet PTM 0345N A violet shade Triarylcarbonium Violet (PV3) with very good gloss and transparency.

Inks: Nitrocellulose-based inks, polyamide inks, polyvinyl inks and water-based inks  
Nitrocellulose pigment chips


These pigments are not recommended for use with polar solvents, as they exhibit poor resistance to polar solvents as well as limited light fastness (darkens when exposed to light).


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