Colour: Orange Ercolano (Orange Ercolano)
Details: Dry Ground Pigment
Technical characteristics :
Chemical name: organic pigment fixed on nitrogen base
Color Index: O5 / 12075 2
Bulk density: 298 g / l
UV resistance: medium Color
power: medium mixed with lime - very good in artistic use.
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.
Colors : bright and bright orange with a transparent binder. Orange-pink with a white binder.
This pigment is 100% synthetic, safe for health and the environment.
Made in Italy.
History : in Antiquity, orange was obtained with realgar or orpiment, both very toxic (based on arsenic). After the lead minium, then the chrome oranges, we have to wait until 1820 for the first real orange to finally appear.