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colorant

[′kəl·ər·ənt]
(food engineering)
A substance used to impart color to, or augment color in, a food substance.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Created by Chromaflo's Thermoset technical team, the new black colorant targets the polyurethane market, which encompasses a host of different applications.
Sometimes the interaction is not between the colorant and the base polymer but with a minor constituent in the material.
A Problems such as pigment float, loss of color and poor rub up when colorants are added to paints occur because some additives used to stabilize the colorant dispersion migrate to pigments and fillers in the white base paint.
The new colorants are highly soluble and are available in concentrated liquid form for user-friendly processing and production.
HEC-containing samples were designated by the letter "N," the HEUR-thickened samples by the letter "A." For example, N-1921 would be the sample formulated with HEC and 1921 green colorant and A-8882N would be the sample formulated with HEUR and 8882N magenta colorant.
The continuous, industrially scalable process known as SSSP was used to disperse colorant materials in a polymer matrix.
The approval of fungal carotenoids as food colorants by the European Union has strengthened the prospects for using fungi to produce polyketide pigments.
Potassium dichromate has made it easier for the applied colorant to be seen from the other surface and also made the expected reflection to appear on either the interior or the exterior surface.
Keywords Colorant formulations, Triblock polymers, Waterborne, Color retention, Surfactant, Latex, Carbon black, Thickener, Polyoxypropylene, Polyoxyethylene, Viscosity
* Uses oxidizing colorant, released into a 2,000-pound capacity gravity-fed colorant infeed hopper.
"Everyone prefers natural ingredients in their food, especially when it comes to foods that are mostly consumed by children." It comes as no surprise, then, that the formula for the natural blue colorant will be kept a secret.