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On our blog, you’ll find some fascinating facts about the importance of good pigment dispersion, how pigment dispersion could benefit your business, as well as some of our top tips for formulation and more!

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How to safely dispose and store your paint products

How to safely dispose and store your paint products

Storing and disposing of paint properly needs to be a big consideration.  Industrial paints can have a big environmental impact if they aren’t disposed of appropriately, yet, not everyone knows the best way to stay environmentally friendly.  Correctly disposing of...

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Top 20 common painting terms that you should know

Top 20 common painting terms that you should know

The paint industry is filled with terminology and labels that many of us if we’re honest, turn a blind eye to.  However, knowing some of the most used terminologies, especially when dealing with industrial paints, can help you to make a more informed decision.  From...

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How standard printer ink was made

How standard printer ink was made

Inks are one of those everyday items that you probably don’t give too much thought about.  However, they are also something that we can’t live without!  Used for a variety of reasons, the ink has been around for centuries, yet how it is made and what it is made up of...

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Types of pigments

Types of pigments

Colour is in everything we see.  Everything we wear. Objects around us and the products we buy.  Colour plays a big part in our lives.  For some materials and products, colour doesn’t come naturally, so pigments are used to change the colour of different materials. ...

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Difference between dyes and pigments

Difference between dyes and pigments

When it comes to dyes and pigments, ultimately both are used to colour different materials; however, both do it in entirely different ways.  Dyes and pigments come in every hue imaginable; and pigment dispersion is especially important to achieve even greater lengths...

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Top 10 qualities of the best pigment suppliers

Top 10 qualities of the best pigment suppliers

Breathing life into just about anything is what the power of colour achieves.  Colour can turn even the plainest and dull surfaces into something new, inviting, and invigorating.  Pigment colours play an altogether different, yet just as an important role...

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This is why you love the colour green

This is why you love the colour green

Ever wondered why you’re so drawn to the colour green? Well, there are actually a few scientific reasons why. Read on to find out just 8 of the possible reasons why green is such a universally love colour: The most obvious reason why we’re so in love with green is the...

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