Solvent Dyes

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Solvent dyes are highly concentrated, oil-soluble dyes that are used to color a variety of materials including plastics, waxes, and fuels. At Duracolor, we offer a wide range of solvent dyes that are sourced from top manufacturers. Our solvent dyes are known for their excellent solubility and color strength, which means that they produce vivid and intense colors. We offer a variety of solvent dyes that can be used for various applications including plastic coloring, candle making, and fuel dyeing. Our solvent dyes come in a range of colors, including bright and vibrant shades as well as more subtle and muted tones. Our team of experts can help you choose the right solvent dye for your specific needs, and we can provide guidance on how to use the dye to achieve the best results. With our high-quality solvent dyes, you can be sure that your materials will have long-lasting and vibrant colors that are resistant to fading and other forms of degradation.

Solvent Dyes

Product Name Shade
iSol Yellow 2G Solvent Yellow 21
iSol Yellow R Solvent Yellow 82
iSol Yellow GL Solvent Yellow 90
iSol Orange GR Solvent Orange 54
iSol Orange RL Solvent Orange 58
iSol Orange RE Solvent Orange 62
iSol Orange R Solvent Orange 99
iSol Red BE Solvent Red 8
iSol Fire Red GLS Solvent Red 89
iSol Red G Solvent Red 119
iSol Red B Solvent Red 122
iSol Pink 5BLG Solvent Red 127

Physio-Chemical Properties

Light Fastness pH (1% Solution) Bulk Density (Ltr / Kg) Specific Gravity
Nitro Cellulose Gravity Printed wet film 6 micron Thermosetting Acrylic Printed wet film 24 micron
6 6 5.2 3 1.2
6-7 6-7 4.5-5.5 3.0-3.5 1.21
6-7 6-7 4.5-5.5 3.0-3.5 1.25
6 6 6.5 2.7 1.1
6 7 6.7 3.5-4.0 1.59
6 6 6.5 2.6 1.1
6 6 6.9 2.8 1.1
6 6 6.4 2.5 1.1
6 3 7.8 3.5-4.0 1.22
6 5 6.7 2.5-3.0 1.89
6 5-6 6.7 4.4-4.9 1.33
2-3 3 3.4 3.0-3.5 1.40

Solubility values

Ethyl Acetate Diacetone Alcohol Butyl Cellosolve Ethyl Cellosolve Ethanol Methoxypropanol Dowanol PM Toluene
250 400 400 400 100 100 50
250 400 400 400 100 100 50
5 200 180 250 30 170 Tr
50 300 300 300 100 200 Tr
100 400 400 400 200 100 Tr
50 350 350 150 100 200 Tr
100 125 300 300 150 200 Tr
20 150 150 150 20 200 Tr
20 400 350 350 20 100 Tr
20 200 200 200 20 100 Tr
100 400 200 400 150 400 Tr
20 100 50 100 50 20 Tr

Resistence To Chemicals & Foodstuffs

CausticSoda Acetic Acid Lactic Acid Butter / Margarine Paraffin wax Soap Water 80’C 30 Min Water Boil 30 Min Coconut Oil Cheese
5 5 5 5 5 4-5 5 5 5 5
5 5 5 5 5 4-5 5 5 5 5
4-5 4-5 4-5 3 5 4-5 4-5 4-5 5 5
5 5 5 3 5 2-3 5 5 3 3
5 4 5 2 5 2-3 5 5 5 4
5 5 5 4 5 2-3 5 5 3 3
5 4-5 4 4 5 3-4 3 4-5 5 3
5 5 4-5 3 5 4-5 5 5 5 4
5 4 5 2 5 2-3 5 5 5 4
5 4 5 3 5 3 5 5 5 4
5 4 5 3 5 4 3 5 5 5
4-5 5 5 3-4 5 4-5 3 3 4-5

Solvent Dyes

Product Name Shade
iSol Red 2BL Solvent Red 132
iSol Red GB Solvent Red 160
iSol Brown 2RM Solvent Brown 45
iSol Dark Brown 2RM Solvent Brown 48
iSol Blue 2GLN Solvent Blue 48
iSol Violet Solvent Violet
iSol Green GL Solvent Green
iSol Green BL Solvent Green
iSol Black RE Solvent Black 27
iSol Black RL Solvent Black 29

Physio-chemical properties

Light Fastness pH (1% Solution) Bulk Density (Ltr / Kg) Specific Nitro Cellulose Gravity
Nitro Cellulose Gravity Printed wet film 6 micron Thermosetting Acrylic Printed wet film 24 micron
6 5-6 6.7 4.4-4.9 1.35
5 5-5 6.6 1.7 1.3
6-7 6-7 7.8 3.5-4.0 1.23
6-7 6-7 7.8 3.5-4.0 1.23
6 6-7 7.8 1.5-2.0 1.65
6 5-6 7.8 1.5-2.0 1.65
6 6-7 7.8 2.5-3.0 1.74
6 6-7 7.8 2.5-3.0 1.56
6 6-7 7.8 2.5-3.0 1.74
6 6-7 7.8 2.0-2.5 1.56

Solubility values

Methyle Ethyl Ketone (MEK) Methyle ISO Butyl Ketone (MIBK) Acetone Ethyl Acetate Diacetone Alcohol Butyl Cellosolve Ethyl Cellosolve Water Boil 30 Min Methoxypropanol Dowanol PM Toluene
250 200 160 5 250 180 210 110 18 Tr
200 150 150 100 125 250 225 10 200 Tr
250 80 120 10 350 160 450 50 120 Tr
200 250 400 300 400 400 400 100 100 Tr
75 10 25 10 100 100 100 100 50 Tr
35 15 25 10 100 180 75 75 180 Tr
175 100 125 100 250 160 250 100 180 Tr
175 100 125 100 250 160 250 100 180 Tr
300 300 450 150 450 450 450 100 100 Tr
300 200 400 100 400 400 400 50 100 Tr

Resistence to Chemicals & Foodstuffs

Caustic Soda Acetic Acid Lactic Acid Butter / Margarine Paraffin wax Soap Water 80’C 30 Min Ethanol Coconut Oil Cheese
5 4 5 4 5 2-3 4 4 4 5
3 4 5 4 5 4 5 5 3 3
5 4-5 5 4-5 5 2-3 5 5 5 5
3-4 3-4 4-5 5 5 1 5 5 3-4 5
5 3-4 5 3-4 5 1-2 5 5 3-4 5
5 4 5 4-5 5 2-3 5 5 5 5
5 5 5 4-5 5 2-3 5 5 5 5
5 5 5 4-5 5 2-3 5 5 5 5
5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4
5 5 5 4 5 4-5 5 5 5 5
Nitrocellulose System (Art Drying)
iSol Dye 1 Part
Butyl Cellosolve 34 Parts
NC Lacquer 65 Parts
  100  

The dye is dissolved initially in Butyl Cellosolve and then diluted with NC Lacquer (15% of NC 1/2 sec.)

Application:

Coating on Metalized polyester film or aluminum foil printing.
To get glossy finish on leather.

Metalized Polyester film was used as substrate.

Solubility:

The solubility values given in the chart represent the amount of dyestuff in gram which dissolves at room temperature in one litre of solvent without any significant residue and remains in solution for at least 1 day.

Illustration:
The Printing inks for illustrations were prepared according to the following typical formulation:

  1%  
iSol Dye 1  
Ethanol 20  
Ethyl Cellosolve 20  
NC Lacquer 59  
  100 Parts

Duracolor realizes that it is serving an ever-changing marketplace, therefore legislation and new development may cause the information contained here to require updating. We, therefore, request clients to re-check with their appropriate legislative authorities before using any of our products in their intended application, or you may write to us at our technical service department in London, UK. Although based on our general experience, the information presented herein is believed to be reliable, Duracolor makes no representation or guarantee as to the accuracy, completeness or reliability of the information. Due to various factors that are outside our control, we can not accept liability from reliance on this information for any circumstances.

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