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Paper Colorants

Innovative chemistries, advanced monitoring and control systems, and expert support for your paper colorant challenges.

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As consumer good companies clamor for lighter, stronger and more noticeable products, paper and paperboard manufacturers must expand and diversify their use of coatings and wet-end chemistries to satisfy demand. Solenis offers an extensive portfolio of high-quality paper colorants, including basic dyes, direct dyes and pigments, to help papermakers produce a wide spectrum of colors for a variety of paper, tissue and board grades.

Whatever the medium, Solenis understands the underlying technology and manufacturing requirements, so we can work closely with mills to cost-effectively achieve precise shade and quality targets without sacrificing required performance characteristics. Our paper colorants portfolio gives papermakers great flexibility to accommodate a variety of applications, and our technical team can provide training on the use of our paper colorant dyes and pigments.

Solenis Paper Color School

At Solenis, color is serious business. We are color experts, developing paper colorants that can create virtually any shade on any material. Watch this video to learn about the Solenis Paper Color School and let us know if you would like to attend!

Paper Colorants
Our portfolio of paper colorants includes a variety of solutions to help you meet your paper coloration and paper tinting needs. Our paper colorant solutions include:

Dyes

  • Basic dyes
  • Direct dyes
    • Anionic and cationic
    • Liquid and powder
  • Dyes for security paper applications

Pigments

  • Organic pigment dispersions
  • Inorganic pigment dispersions

In addition to a comprehensive portfolio of paper colorants, we also offer several monitoring and control solutions, including:

Complementing our portfolio of paper colorant solutions are a variety of field and laboratory service offerings, including:

  • Application expertise
  • Color matching services
  • Custom color training
  • Diagnostic expertise
  • Laboratory analysis

Innovations

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Case histories

Case history

New High Efficiency Direct Dye Reduces Chemical Costs at Linerboard Mill

Pergasol™ Orange 80LN Direct Dye

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