An Important pigment from the family of Copper phthalocyanine is the C.I. Pigment Blue 15:3. The production steps of which is given here.
Features of Copper Phthalocyanine Pigments
Some of the striking features which makes it a very useful for a variety of applications are the following:
- Light fastness
- Tinting strength
- Covering power
- Resistance to the effects of alkalies and acids
- Good stability
A major and very useful application of these pigments lies in the manufacturing of cyan printing inks that is used in printing of papers and also in packaging materials.
The Family of Copper Phthalocyanine Pigments
|Colour Index Name||Colour Index||CAS NO||Chemical Family|
|Pigment Blue 15||74160||147-14-8||Copper Phthalocyanine Blue Alpha Form|
|Pigment Blue 15:1||74160||147-14-8||Copper Phthalocyanine Blue Alpha Form(Stable in Solvent)|
|Pigment Green 7||74260||1328-53-6||Copper Phthalocyanine (Chlorinated form)|
|Pigment Green 36||742650||68425-85-4||Copper Phthalocyanine (Colour-Brominated Green)|