Dye system for professional water-based paints
Stardust® GAMA Range
Universally compatible concentrated pigments to use in all water-based paints (acrylic, polyurethane)
Water-based paint colouring possibilities have always been rather limited. Today, with the introduction of stricter standards to reduce the VOC emission and the development of automotive and industrial water-based paints, the Stardust GAMA range offers a complete range of compatible concentrated dyes.
To create the paint: from 5 to 15% in transparent acrylic or polyurethane binder, or gloss topcoat to create lacquers.
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To colour the epoxy resin with water or "Crystal": 1 to 5% depending on the thickness (the greater the thickness, the less shade you need)
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Dosage of our opaque dyes (epoxy pigment pastes)
Standard epoxy resins type 4000 / WWA / 4010:
we recommend 5% on the weight of the resin alone.
Add the coloring before mixing with hardener to have time to stir well.
Water-based resin 1010:
Dose between 5 and 10% of pigments by weight relative to the weight of the resin alone.
Mix the pigments in the hardener part 1014 to make it water soluble, then add the resin 1010.
It is always necessary to do a test, because the dosage depends on the color of the pigments (+/- heavy)
Note: the 1010 dry film is very thin so the color is less covering.
Areas of use:
Building and architectural coatings
Water-based epoxy resins
Acrylic decorative paint
Dyes obtained from highly concentrated pigment dispersions
Solvent levels: less than 10%
High resistance to sun exposure, UVs, temperature, and chemicals
Very fine pigments
Density: from 1.1 to 1.85kg/L depending on colours
Pigment percentage: from 4 to 45% depending on the colours