inert pigment

inert pigment

1. A nonreactive pigment.
2. An extender pigment, used to provide solids and bulk.
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The coarse inert pigment reduces burnishing by reducing the contact area.
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(2.) Osborne, EB, Satava, RD, Antifinger, GJ, "Properties of Latex Films Loaded with Inert Pigments." TAPP!