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Permanent Yellow GG 02

Pigment Yellow 17

Permanent Yellow GG 02 is a green shade transparent diarylide yellow pigment. The shade is somewhat greener than the European Scale for Process printing. It exhibits high transparency and gloss as well as good allround fastness properties in all printing ink systems. Recommended for paste inks as well as for solvent- and water based packaging gravure and flexographic printing inks.

Permanent Yellow GG 02

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

Technical data

Product Data

Physical Data

Density [g/cm³] 1.36
Specific surface [m²/g] 23
Average particle size [nm] 85
Fineness of grind [µm]
Viscosity [Pa·s]
Oil absorption [ml/100g] 114

Fastness Data

Staining of the test medium by:
Test Medium Powder pigment Print / draw-down Change of the print
Solvent mixture 4-5
Ethanol 5
Ethyl acetate 3-4
MEK 3-4
Toluene 3
White spirit 5
Paraffine 4-5 5
Butter 5
Soap 5 5
Alkali 5 5
Acid 5 5
Heat stability 10 min. 200°C
30 min. 180°C
Light fastness 5.0% 3-4
Light fastness 10.0% 4-5
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