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Soluble Colors, Sulfate Colors

Water soluble salt colors are used in porcelain tile for the surface decoration and in automated application systems (inkjet printing). Polyethylene glycol additive may be used to maintain viscosity and CMC gum for binding. In porcelain tiles these soluble salts penetrate into the surface and after subsequent polishing the design appears.

Out Bound Links

  • (Materials) CMC Gum - GUM, Aqualon, C.M.C., C. M. C.


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