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colorant

[′kəl·ər·ənt]
(food engineering)
A substance used to impart color to, or augment color in, a food substance.
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Sometimes the interaction is not between the colorant and the base polymer but with a minor constituent in the material.
When the colorant and paint are mixed, the additives present in both can re-equilibrate among all the pigments and fillers present.
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.
Food colorants are added in foodstuffs to retain color lost during processing which adds appeal to the product.
Uniflon has extensive knowledge of fluoropolymer technologies as well as the high-temperature polymer market in Brazil, explained Barto du Plessis, general manager, Colorant Chromatics.
They are non-foaming and avoid clumping issues common to some powdered colorant formats, making them ideal for use in ready-to-drink beverages.
4), (5) This is due to the fact that predispersed colorants contain large amounts of surface active additives used to stabilize the finely dispersed colorant particles.
Here, we describe the first study in which SSSP is used as a one-step solid-state compounding process that intimately mixes and uniformly disperses colorant in a polymer matrix [10].
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
Utilizes a plunger system that controls the disbursement of colorant onto wood materials.