• pigment - wikipedia

    Pigment - Wikipedia

    A pigment is a colored material that is completely or nearly insoluble in water. In contrast dyes are typically soluble, at least at some stage in their use. Generally dyes are often organic compounds whereas pigments are often inorganic compounds.

  • pigment | chemistry | britannica

    Pigment | chemistry | Britannica

    Pigment, any of a group of compounds that are intensely coloured and are used to colour other materials. Pigments are insoluble and are applied not as solutions but as finely ground solid particles mixed with a liquid. In general, the same pigments are employed in oil- and water-based paints,

  • pigment definition and chemistry - thoughtco

    Pigment Definition and Chemistry - ThoughtCo

    A pigment is a substance that appears a certain color because it selectively absorbs wavelength of light. While many materials possess this property, pigments with practical applications are stable at normal temperatures and have a high tinting strength so only a small amount is needed to see the color when it's used on objects or mixed with a carrier.

  • pigments by colour | colourlex

    Pigments by colour | ColourLex

    Pigments by type; Pigments by elements. Pigments containing the elements Cl, K, Ca, or Ba; Pigments containing the elements H, C, N, or O; Pigments containing the elements Fe, Co, or Cu; Pigments containing the elements Na, Mg, Al, or Si; Pigments containing the elements P, S, As, or Se; Pigments containing the elements Sn, Sb, Pb, or Bi

  • pigments for paint, coating & inks: types, properties

    Pigments for Paint, Coating & Inks: Types, Properties

    Color strength is the facility with which a colored pigment maintains its characteristic color when mixed with another pigment. The higher the color strength, the less pigment is required to achieve a standard depth of shade.