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01SILVEX® 440-15-DOA

SILVEX® 440-15-DOA Aluminum Pigment


SILVEX 440-15-DOA is a medium-coarse particle size, bright aluminum glitter pigment dampened with DOA [Dioctyl Adipate] to minimize the potential for generating airborne pigment particles. This grade can be used to simulate metallic effects similar to those of 50 micron by 50 micron chipped foil pigments. This grade has a narrow particle size distribution range and will produce medium coarse glitter effects when used alone or with chromatic pigments or dyes. Due to its narrow distribution range, this grade can be used to create metallic effects with minimal flow line appearance.

-Glitter flake grade

-Damp powder

-Coarse, thick aluminum flake



SILVEX DOA grades are aluminum pigment flakes dampened with a plasticizer to help prevent the individual flakes from becoming airborne during handling and processing. They are well suited for use in liquid colorant applications where processing temperatures are below the volatilization point of the carrier. SILVEX DOA grades are compatible with a variety of resins including vinyl, polyolefins and styrene. SILVEX DOA grades are dampened with Dioctyl Adipate. SILVEX DOA grades can be used in vinyl screen printing ink formulations with good results. In order to maintain optimum aesthetics, SILVEX grades should be dispersed properly.



85.0% (+/- 2%) Al Flake


15.0% (+/- 2%) Carrier

Particle Size-Microns (Target)


Specific Gravity

ca 2.10

Flash Point

402 Degrees F


Dioctyl Adipate

Carrier Percentage


Non-Volatile By Weight (Target)

98.5 minimum by weight


SILVEX aluminum pigments consist of aluminum pigment flakes dampened with a liquid plasticizer. Incorporation techniques should include the addition of an appropriate medium, such as additional plasticizer to allow the individual flakes to disassociate and distribute evenly. This can be done by adding an equal amount of plasticizer to the SILVEX and letting the mixture set until it becomes soft and can be mixed thoroughly under low shear until smooth.


Aluminum pigment should be stored in the original shipping container and kept tightly sealed. Store containers in a cool, dry, well-ventilated, and properly rated area. Avoid any conditions that will suspend or float the particles in the air, creating a dust cloud. Avoid all possible sources of ignition. For additional information, please refer to the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for this product, available from Silberline upon request. An SDS is supplied with all samples of this grade.

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