tinting strength

tinting strength, staining power

The ability of a pigment to modify the color of a standard white or colored paint.
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Application of inorganic pigments on automotive bodies gives tinting strength, brightness, and fastness.
High transparency levels, an excellent dispersability as well as good tinting strength characterize the quality of the product line.
Tinting strength is a measure of the ability of a colorant to alter the color of a paint film.
This ensures that a greater proportion of near infrared light is reflected when compared to a typical grade of titanium dioxide produced for pigmentary use--while also helping to maintain substantial hiding power and tinting strength.
The high tinting strength and stability of carbon black also make it useful in coloring of resins and films.
Advanced [grades] are characterized by a high [Fe.sub.2][O.sub.3] content; exceptional chemical purity, fine grains and good dispersability; good tinting strength and color saturation; low color variation; and, low heavy metals content."
Formulated to offer chemical, temperature, and weathering resistance and high tinting strength, Yellow 2550 has a high level of chromaticity.
Macrolex dyes have good transparency, high tinting strength and ease of use.
Each pigment has its own chemical and physical properties such as: oil absorption, light resistance, weather resistance, drying rate, tinting strength, etc.
The outputs of this research were spread rate, color (L*, a*, b*) and tinting strength. Test data were used to check the accuracy of the model, demonstrating the viability of paint properties prediction related to the properties of the titanium dioxide formulation with high correlation (>95%).
With their small and homogenous particle size and high pigment content, only small amounts of the microgranules are required to achieve full tinting strength, gloss, transparency, and intensity.