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Hansa Brilliant Yellow 5GX 03

Pigment Yellow 74

Hansa Brilliant Yellow 5GX 03 is a very strong, green shade monoazo yellow. The shade is similar to Pigment Yellow 1, but with higher color strength, transparency and gloss. It also exhibits good light- and weather fastness properties. Recommended for paste inks as well as for solvent- and water based packaging gravure and flexographic printing inks.

Hansa Brilliant Yellow 5GX 03

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  • Very strong, green shade monoazo yellow
  • Higher color strength, transparency and gloss
  • Good light- and weather fastness properties

Technical data

Product Data

Physical Data

Density [g/cm3] 1.40
Specific surface [m2/g] 47
Average particle size [nm] 65
Fineness of grind [µm]
Viscosity [Pa.s]
Oil absorption [ml/100g] 77

Fastness properties

Staining of the test medium by:
Test medium  Powder pigment Print / draw-down Change of the print
Solvent mixture 3
Ethanol 3-4
Ethyl acetate 3
MEK 2-3
Toluene 2-3
White spirit 3-4
DOP 3-4
Paraffine 3-4 4
Butter 4-5
Soap 5 5
Alkali 5 5
Acid 5 5
Heat stability 10 min.  180°C
30 min.  160°C
Light fastness 5.0 % 5
Light fastness 10.0% 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