TechData: PERMACRYL® Powder Basic Dyes for Paper

Product Semibleached
Kraft
  Unbleached
Kraft
Undyed Samples      

PERMACRYL Auramine OO
Widely used for coloring all grades of paper where good light fastness is not essential. This dye is heat sensitive and should not be dissolved above 160°F Especially recommended for unbleached pulp and groundwood.

  1
lb
 
  5
lbs
 

PERMACRYL Chrysodine Y Ex. Conc.
Extensively used for beater dyeing inexpensive grades of paper. Also widely used for coloring container board, imitation Kraft, and groundwood papers

  1
lb
 
  5
lbs
 

PERMACRYL Bismark Brown R
Widely used for coloring box and container boards. glassine, wrappings, and other inexpensive grades of paper Used extensively for surface coloring because of its good solubility. A good base for browns and blacks on unbleached stocks

  1
lb
 
  5
lbs
 

PERMACRYL Rhodamine B
Used with basic blues and violets for tinting. Produces strong, brilliant bluish pink shade on both bleached and unbleached stocks. Also available in stable liquid form which is 40% in strength.

  1
lb
 
  5
lbs
 

PERMACRYL Methyl Violet 2B
Used extensively as a self shade for economical bright violets on inexpensive papers. Suitable for both surface coloring and beater dyeing for many grades of paper which do not require any particular light fastness. Also available in stable liquid form which is 50% in strength.

  1
lb
 
  5
lbs
 

PERMACRYL Victoria Pure Blue BO
One of the brightest of the basic blues. Finds use in shades where extreme brilliancy is required. Suitable for beater dyeing and surface coloring. Also available in stable liquid form which is 50% in strength.

  1
lb
 
  5
lbs
 

PERMACRYL Green Powder
Used Both as a self shade and in combination with Auramine for brilliant greens on all grades of paper where good lightfastness is not required. Often combined with Methyl Violet 4BX Ex. Conc. and Chrysoidine Y Ex. Conc. or Basic Brown R. Ex. Conc. for black and brown shades. Suitable for dipping and calender coloring. Also available in stable liquid form which is 50% in strength.

  1
lb
 
  5
lbs
 

 

Product Fiber Affinity Dying pH Range Solubility (lbs. in 100 gal. H2O) Appearance in Artificial Light Fastness to Daylight 1.0%
NaOH
1.0%
H2SO4
Silicate of Soda 40% Bleach-ability
Bleached Clay CaCO2 TiO2
Yes No
PERMACRYL Auramine OO
Fair
Good
Very
Good
Poor
Poor
4.5-6.0
5
Red
Poor
Fair
Fair-
Good
Fair
Bleached
PERMACRYL Chrysoidine Y Ex. Conc.
Fair Good Very
Good
Good Fair 4.5-5.5 10-20 Slightly
Yellow
Poor Poor Fair Fair Bleached
PERMACRYL Bismark Brown R
Fair Good Very
Good
Good Fair 4.5-5.5 10-20 Red Poor Poor-
Fair
Good Poor-
Fair
Bleached
PERMACRYL Rhodamine B
Fair Good Very
Good
Good Poor 4.5-6.0 10-20 Yellow Fair Fair Good Fair-
Good
Part
Bleached
PERMACRYL
Methyl Violet 2B
Fair Good Very
Good
Fair Fair 4.5-6.5 10-20 Red Poor Poor-
Fair
Poor-
Fair
Fair Part
PERMACRYL Victoria Pure Blue BO
Fair Good Very
Good
Good Fair 4.5-5.5 5-10 Red Poor Poor Good Fair Bleached
PERMACRYL Green Powder
Fair Good Very
Good
Fair Poor 4.5-6.0 10-20 Yellow Poor Poor Poor-
Fair
Poor-
Fair
Bleached
The shades illustrated on this website are intended to convey the general color characteristics of each dye and are not intended to be an accurate representation of how the finished dyeings will actually appear. Due to differences in computer monitors, screen resolutions and graphics cards, the colors displayed here may vary.

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