Decosilk Art®

Acrylic Beads

The Decosilk Art micro beads are highly cross-linked PMMA beads. Formulated into coatings and inks, these beads lead to a durable matte finish that is abrasion resistant. Due to the body colours available with the Decosilk Art beads, deep black matte coatings are now possible. The beads are very stable and are best incorporated during pigment dispersion using high shear mixing.

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The Decosilk Art micro beads are highly cross-linked PMMA beads. Formulated into coatings and inks, these beads lead to a durable matte finish that is abrasion resistant. Due to the body colours available with the Decosilk Art beads, deep black matte coatings are now possible. The beads are very stable and are best incorporated during pigment dispersion using high shear mixing.

When used in Inks or overprint varnishes, a tactile slightly rough texture can be achieved that allows formulators to have greater creativity in designing new haptic product for the print industry.



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Features


    • Highly cross-linked PMMA bead

    • Transparent, white, black and colours are available

    • UV stable

    • D50 of 5 microns to 200 microns available

    • Body coloured beads

Benefits


    • Haptic (Tactile) paints and inks

    • Matting effect without colour distortion or burnishing

    • Improves scrub resistance in coatings and inks

    • Suitable for use in solvent and water based systems

Typical Applications


    • Abrasion resistant matt coatings for plastic, wood, metal

    • Haptic packaging inks

    • Decorative architectural plaster


     

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