Dispersion Series

Dispersion Series

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    GemSperse AD Series

    Surfactant-free aqueous dispersions based on a solubilised acrylic resin.

    GemSperse AD Series

    The GemSperse AD product range is based upon a broadly compatible acrylic resin.

    These products display high strength, improved gloss, excellent compatibility and improved rub resistance and adhesion properties.

    The GemSperse AD range has been formulated primarily for use in water-based inks and latex systems, but also finds application in water-based decorative and industrial paints where additional surfactant may be prohibitive. This range is particularly suited to systems with a high pH.



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    GemSperse AX Series

    High gloss aqueous dispersions based on a styrenated acrylic resin.

    GemSperse AX Series

    GemSperse AX, like its predecessor the AD range, is based on an acrylic resin system but is further developed to give excellent compatibility, rheology, improved gloss and transparency, particularly when used in water-based flexographic inks. The products in this range can also tolerate higher levels of alcohol compared to our earlier acrylic based dispersions.

    GemSperse AX also has applications in latex systems and water-based decorative and industrial paints.



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    GemSperse BX Series

    New economical range of NPE/VOC free surfactant-based aqueous dispersions.

    GemSperse BX Series

    The GemSperse BX product range is a new economical range of water-based dispersions. Based on an NPE/VOC free based surfactant, they offer a broad compatibility profile.

    The products in this range have been formulated primarily for use in lower cost, general purpose decorative and industrial coatings, water-based ink systems and a wide range of other applications.



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    GemSperse DX Series

    A multi-purpose solvent-based dispersion range.

    GemSperse DX Series

    The Gemsperse DX series has been developed as a gravimetric, multi-purpose solvent based dispersion range in PM Acetate. The Gemsperse DX series is recommended for automotive OEM, refinish and fleet, agricultural and construction equipment, marine, gas and industrial coatings applications. Dispersions can be easily poured or pumped, are non-dusting and complement the DCC range of dry colour pigments.



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    GemSperse EP Series

    NPE/VOC free surfactant-based aqueous dispersions.

    GemSperse EP Series

    The GemSperse EP product range was designed to comply with pending EU environmental legislation. The products in this range were formulated to avoid the use of NPE based surfactants. Additionally each of the organic pigment dispersions contain no VOC’s.

    GemSperse EP products provide a wide range of industries with a quality selection of water-based pigment dispersions. These include decorative and industrial paints, water-based flexographic inks, latex and a variety of other applications.



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    GemSperse EX Series

    Premier range of NPE/VOC free surfactant-based aqueous dispersions which display excellent application and compatibility properties.

    GemSperse EX Series

    The GemSperse EX series is our premier range of NPE and VOC free sufactant- based aqueous dispersions. These dispersions provide excellent application and compatibility properties in a broad range of water-based coatings and ink systems. They yield maximum colour strength and economic value due to their excellent resistance to flocculation in highly filled systems.

    Demands are increasing for high performance pigments which offer optimum fastness to light, heat and solvents. As a result, DCC® Dispersions boast an unparalleled range of pigments in the GemSperse EX series.



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    GemSperse FX Series

    Vibrant range of aqueous fluorescent pigment dispersions based on an acrylic resin system.

    GemSperse FX Series

    GemSperse Neon FX is DCC®’s vibrant range of fluorescent pigment dispersions. Based on 50% pigment content in an acrylic resin system they have been designed to impart ease of incorporation, helping to reduce dust exposure levels.

    In addition to this, their excellent compatibility characteristics make them suitable for a wide variety of applications including paints, artist materials, latex, textiles and many more.

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    GemSperse KX Series

    New range of aqueous pigment dispersions designed for the colouration of paper, based on a bespoke anionic surfactant system.

    GemSperse KX Series

    GemSperse KX is DCC®’s exciting new range of pigment dispersions designed for the colouration of paper. Based on a bespoke anionic surfactant system, they are ideal for papers requiring high light fastness properties. In addition, all products in the series comply with the European standard for NPE content and are VOC free.

    The low foaming characteristics of the GemSperse KX products make them ideal for mass colouration or for tinting white papers in the wet end system.



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    GemSperse NX Series

    Acrylic resin based aqueous dispersions designed for toy applications, fully compliant with the latest EN-71 regulations Parts 3, 7 and 9.

    GemSperse NX Series

    GemSperse NX is the latest range of water-based dispersions designed for toy applications. Based on an acrylic resin system these dispersions utilise a BIT/formaldehyde-free cosmetic approved preservative.

    This range is designed for use in all manner of toy applications and is fully compliant with the latest EN-71 regulations Parts 3, 7 and 9.



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    GemSperse Polyol Series

    A range of highly dispersed pigments in reactive polyol carriers.

    GemSperse Polyol Series

    The GemSperse Polyol pastes consist of finely dispersed pigments in either a reactive polyether or polyester polyol carrier. These products are particularly suitable for the colouration of integral skin foams, polyether elastomer or polyurethane systems.

    In addition to the standard Colour Index references offered in our range, we are happy to provide specific shade matching to internationally recognised standard colour ranges such as NCS, RAL or BS systems, together with any other bespoke colour matches as required.



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    GemSperse PX Series

    Shimmering range of aqueous pearlescent pigment dispersions based on an acrylic resin system.

    GemSperse PX Series

    GemSperse PX is DCC®’s shimmering range of pearlescent pigment dispersions. Based on an acrylic resin system, they have been designed to reduce dust exposure in the manufacturing process, helping to improve ease of incorporation.

    All twelve colours have excellent compatibility characteristics, making them suitable for a wide variety of applications

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    GemSperse TX Series

    Aqueous surfactant-based dispersions specifically designed for the colouration of wood.

    GemSperse TX Series

    GemSperse TX is a range of aqueous surfactant-based dispersions for the colouration of wood. The range comprises a selection of ‘Natural Wood Shades’ which are available as both organic and inorganic pigment formulations.

    The range is designed to encompass a variety of end applications including wood stains (both painted and dipping applications) and mass colouration of materials such as MDF and chipboard.

    These materials may be used to protect, decorate and enhance natural grain effects when incorporated into traditional wood preserving formulations. In addition to the regular shades, DCC® can supply bespoke mixtures by means of direct colour matching to specific types of wood in a customer’s particular formulation.

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    GemSperse UX Series

    A range of multi-compatible solvent-based preparations, suitable for automated dispensing.

    GemSperse UX Series

    The GemSperse UX range is an ultra-compatible colourant system which is suitable for automated dispensing. Designed for use in solvent-based paint systems, GemSperse UX products have excellent compatibility across the spectrum of solvent and resin systems, from aliphatic to strong aromatic and long oil alkyd to nitrocellulose.

    With the broad range of Colour Index references available, thousands of shades can be achieved.



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    GemSperse WX Series

    A range of concentrated pigment dispersions in highly compatible long oil alkyd resins.

    GemSperse WX Series

    The GemSperse WX product range consists of concentrated pigment dispersions in a highly compatible long oil alkyd resin. The GemSperse WX products are designed to be compatible across the range of aliphatic solvent systems, and find the majority of their use in white spirit based decorative paints.

    The benefits they offer include high pigment loading, improved gloss and brightness and an extensive colour range. With our transparent red and yellow iron oxides we would boast a high degree of compatibility, stability and purity of shade.



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    GemSperse XP Series

    A range of finely dispersed pigments in a variety of plasticisers.

    GemSperse XP Series

    The GemSperse XP plasticiser dispersions have been developed for the colouration of flexible PVC, polyurethane foam and other resin systems. They are typically based on DINP. However, due to increasing demand for phthalate-free alternatives, all the products are available in the newly introduced GemSperse XP-F series which has been formulated in a phthalate-free carrier.

    In addition to a full range of Colour Index references, products can be formulated to customer specifications in terms of colour, fastness demands, viscosity or specific carriers.



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