Pigments are insoluble inorganic (mineral) compounds, e.g. titanium dioxide, iron oxides, cadmium yellow, cadmium red, ultramarine blue, chromium oxide and molybdate yellow (Table 4.1) and organic compounds of complex structure (Table 4.2) which, used as additives (fillers and/or photostabilizers), are incorporated into plastics, coatings and inks, for:83,799,887,1153
  1. (i)

    light screening,

  2. (ii)

    cost reduction,

  3. (iii)


  4. (iv)


  5. (v)

    improving slip and skid resistance,

  6. (vi)

    improving flow properties,

  7. (vii)

    colour effects;

  8. (viii)

    storage stability; and

  9. (ix)

    gloss and flatting efficiency.



Carbon Black Zinc Oxide Vinyl Alcohol Hinder Amine Light Stabilizer Pigment Particle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan F. Rabek
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  1. 1.Department of Polymer TechnologyThe Royal Institute of TechnologyStockholmSweden

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