Colour: Bleu Omega (Omega Blue)
Details: Dry Ground Pigment
Technical characteristics :
Chemical name : copper phtalocyanine on a mineral base
Color index : B15
Case number : 147-14-8
Apparent density : 810 g/l
UV resistance : average (generally, blue pigment have poor outdoor performance)
Coloring power : very good
Use : lime, wax, paint, plaster, fresco, glaze, cement, fine arts.
This pigment is in powder. For use in artistic paint, it should be finely ground in a mortar before mixing it with the binder.
Linseed oil : dilute the powder in some turpentine oil before adding it to linseed oil.
Paint with water/lime paste : dilute the pigment in some water to make it liquid before incorporating it into the paint.
Lime powder/cement/plaster : directly incorporate the pigment (up to 10% based on the weight of the binder), then mix in order to stain all of your binder.
Color : blue-green - almost duck blue - with a transparent binder. Azure blue with a white binder.
This pigment is 100% synthetic without any danger for health or the environment.
Made in Italy.
History : The phtalocyanine pigment has been developped in the 30's and is at the origin of many blues and greens pigments : phtalo blue, turquoise blue, phtalo green.