Pearlescent pigments are special kind of pigments and belong to the same group of fluorescent and phosphorescent pigments. These pigments are also known as Pearl Pigments. The name Pearl has given to these pigments because they possess pearl like shine, when these pigments are covered with any metallic oxide out of mica slice. These pigments have high transparent appearance, more smoother plane and higher refractive co-efficient than other common pigments. These pigments simply look like flat powder.
Pearlescent pigments create unique characteristics for superior products. By driving aesthetic demand trends and creating a radiant visual impact for products, special effect pigments enhance and differentiate the products.
To produce pearl like shine in these pigments Multiple Reflection process is used. Based on this method, pearlescent pigments are mixed with greater transparent materials. Sometimes, to get suitable light in the materials, these pigments are mixed with transparent pigment or dye. Pearlescent pigments should not be mixed with opaque objects or with such pigments those have better coverage, because these pigments will affect the pearl shine. At Umang Pharmatech we produce pearlescent pigments to meet all of our customers’ specifications.