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Permanent Rubine F6B

Pigment Red 184

Permanent Rubine F6B is a blue shade, semi-transparent Naphthol AS pigment. It meets the requirements for the European Scale for Process printing. It exhibits good allround fastness properties and is an alternative for Pigment Red 57:1 pigments, if their fastness properties are not good enough. Recommended for paste inks as well as for solvent- and water based packaging gravure and flexographic printing inks.

Permanent Rubine F6B

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  • Tinctorial strength and gloss
  • High colour strength
  • Good allround fastness properties

Technical data

Product Data

Physical Data

Density [g/cm³] 1.40
Specific surface [m²/g] 44
Average particle size [nm] 110
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
Ethanol 4
Ethyl acetate 4
MEK 3-4
Toluene 4
White spirit 4-5
DOP 4-5
Paraffine 4-5 5
Butter 5
Soap 5
Alkali 5 5
Acid 5 5
Heat stability 10 min. 180°C
30 min. 180°C
Light fastness 5.0% 3-4
Light fastness 10.0% 4
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