Pearlescent pigments: Putting some pizzazz in powder coatings
This article reviews the optical effects of pearlescent pigments in powder coatings. The article discusses the basic properties of these materials and how they are made and used, including manufacturing and formulating methods. The article also provides a section on application guidelines.
Pearlescent pigments give powder coatings striking visual impact. By adding depth, luster, sparkle, a metallic look, and multiple-color play, pearlescent pigments can make even the most common objects look more exciting. As a result, these pigments are used on a variety of products.