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Flexoprint Yellow HR

Pigment Yellow 83

Flexoprint Yellow HR is a very red shade diarylide yellow pigment with good allround fastness properties. It exhibits high colour strength, high transparency, high gloss and very good dispersibility. Due to its shade and high transparency, it is especially suited for the production of gold shades on aluminium foil. Recommended only for water based flexographic printing inks.

Flexoprint pigments are surface-treated special pigments for aqueous gravure and flexographic printing inks. In these systems they offer the advantages of aqueous and dry preparations without having their disadvantages

Flexoprint Yellow HR

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  • Good allround fastness properties
  • High colour strength
  • High transparency
  • High gloss
  • Very good dispersibility

Technical data

Product Data

Physical Data

Density [g/cm³] 1.40
Specific surface [m²/g]
Average particle size [nm]
Fineness of grind [µm]
Viscosity [Pa·s]
Oil absorption [ml/100g] 70

Fastness Data

Staining of the test medium by:
Test Medium Powder pigment Print / draw-down Change of the print
Solvent mixture 4-5 5 4
Ethanol 4-5 5 5
Ethyl acetate 4 5 5
MEK 4 5 5
Toluene 3-4 4-5 4-5
White spirit 4-5 5 5
DOP 4-5 5
Paraffine 4-5 5
Butter 5
Soap 4-5 4-5
Alkali 5 5
Acid 5 5
Heat stability 10 min. 220°C
30 min. 180°C
Light fastness 5.0% 5
Light fastness 10.0% 5-6
Silver laquer
Sterilization Water phase Steam phase



Recommended for

Paste inks

Metal deco
UV curing (Offset)

Liquid inks

NC alcohol
NC acetate
Polyvinyl butyral
Pub gravure, Toluene
Decorative laminates
UV curring (Flexo)

■ highly recommended
● recommended
○ limited suitability
–  not tested