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Pearlescent Liquid Pigments – Metallic Tint Polyurethane Epoxy

Pearlescent Liquid Pigments – Metallic Tint Polyurethane Epoxy


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Pearlescent Liquid Pigments – Metallic Tint Polyurethane Epoxy

SHIMICOAT Metallic Pearlescent Pigments

For Special Effect Resurfacing Systems
SHIMICOAT Metallic Pearlescent Pigments are special effect pigments composed of mica nano-particles coated with various inorganic pigments to create metallic effects that mimic the natural look of stone and rock formations. These unique pigments are designed to be blended with SHIMICOAT 100% solids clear Epoxy resins. When the metallic particles are mixed with epoxy, they give the coating a shine that reflects light and creates eye-catching dramatic effects.

Metallic Pearl Liquid Pigments in Epoxy:
Metallic Pearlescent Pigments are commonly used in epoxy coating systems as the mid coat (second coat) over the primer/basecoat Epoxy. Your metallic pigments should be mixed with clear epoxy and installed over an epoxy tinted base coat. The most popular basecoats are Gun Metal and Pearl White.

Typically, people use black for base coat. If you’re just using the metallic Liquid pigments in a clear coat you need to put your coating on much thicker than normal rolling or brushing, in order to cover and achieve the desirable color. We normally recommend 500-1000micron Clear Topcoat, which consumes 500mL to 1Lt per sqm of resin. For example, 200mL container shall be added into 15 Liter of 100% solids epoxy to be enough for 15sqm of coverage of rich 1000µ per sqm.

Metallic Pearlescent Liquid Pigment can be used in floor coating, countertop resurfacing, wall paints, plastic molding, ink applications, arts and crafts. Always test your method of use before applying to your entire project.

SHIMICOAT Pearlescent Liquid Pigments being used globally to create unique stunning Polyurethane & Epoxy Resin designs. It is a great fun to play with these pigments and create your own unique and exotic colour combinations. Using our Pigments, you will be guaranteed; Non-bleed or Fading, Non-Rust or Toxic, Vegan & Cruelty Free, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) compliance and temperature resistance so can be used for worktops and floors with underfloor heating. Shimicoat Pearlescent Liquid Pigments mix well with any clear epoxy and disperse rapidly.

The finished surface is a designer high gloss appearance with subtle reflective sparkle. Very unique and impossible to replicate two floors exactly the same. There are endless creative and stunning techniques and finish surface that you can call your own.

Composition of SHIMICOAT Pearlescent Liquid Pigments
SHIMICOAT Pearlescent Liquid Pigments contain the following mineral and inorganic compounds at different ratios for various colours and effects:
1. Mica “Potassium Aluminum Silicate (PAS)”
2. Titanium Dioxide (TiO2)
3. Selenium Dioxide (SnO2)
4. Ferric Iron Oxide (Fe2O

It contains 100% naturally occurring inorganic compounds in Epoxy Resin Matrix.

SHIMICOAT Pearlescent Pigment Liquids are composed of above metal oxide layers of moldy mica in epoxy resin matrix. Pearl pigments change the thin layer of metal oxide to produce different pearlescent effects. Compared with other pigments, pearlescent pigments have an unparalleled effect on the unique soft pearl luster. The special surface structure, high refractive index and good transparency make it the same effect as pearl in a transparent medium.

The excellent chemical and high temperature resistance of pearlescent pigments offers its potential for wide application in coatings, inks, plastics and many other fields. They provide a new color system and color quality for these products. SHIMICOAT Pearlescent pigments are low/nil in heavy metal and meet the safety standards to be used in many commercial and domestic applications. Both acid and alkali cannot attack pearlescent pigment at room temperature. SHIMICOAT Pearlescent Pigment cannot burn, is not self-igniting, is not conductive, and can withstand high temperatures of up to 140°C (284°F). Pearlescent pigments can also be used in reactive coatings for radiation curing systems (electron multiply curing, photocuring).

SHIMICOAT Pearlescent Liquid Pigments are one of our most versatile products that can be used to create your desirable metallic or pearlescent effect in many resin systems. The product may be used in acrylics, oils, printing inks, encaustics, alcohol inks, epoxy, glues, casting resins, clay, varnishes, etc.

Pearlescent Pigments are safe, inert pigment that exhibits extreme colorfastness and stability. The different particle sizes produce different effects, from a smooth pearly luster, to a highly metallic sheen. The product creates a metallic effect without being a real metal—it will never tarnish or fade!

Note: SHIMICOAT Pearlescent Pigment Liquids are specifically engineered for art/craft materials, surface coating and industrial applications.

Polymer clay, encaustics, paper, shrink plastic, leather, glass, canvas, wood, and more! Mix with a binder to use on natural and synthetic fibers.

SHIMICOAT has the following Metallic Pearlescent Pigments for special effect blends:

1. Sliver White:
Better weather resistance – Luster with silver metal-line effect whiter and brighter)
2. Interference:
Gold, orange, red, violet, blue and green)
3. Golden Luster:
Sparkle and brilliant golden luster, high temperature suitable, chemical stability, weather resistance and non-conductive.
4. Recolored:
Glittering luster, Brighter and Purer chromatic effect
5. Metallic Luster:
Bronze, brown, red, purple red and red green – dazzlingly beautiful with Metallic luster, High physical and chemical stability.
6. Crystal:
Weather resistance and won’t get gray and yellowish under high temperature. Better whiteness and luster, better chroma and color clearness, less back spot and easy application.
7. Diamond Effect:
3D diamond luster, excellent color purity, brightness, transparency and reflectivity. Elegance and noble color.
8. 3D Magnetic:
Synthetic Fluorophlogopite, vivid 3D effect
9. Weather Resistance:
Environmentally benign and highly transparent pigments, excellent durability, humidity resistance and suitable for harsh weathering conditions.
SHIMICOAT Pearlescent Liquid Pigments for ideal Translucent Effect. The product can be used in many coating applications in bars, clubs, retail stores, residential interior floors and showrooms.

For further information, please refer to SHIMICOAT website or contact one of our sales and technical team.

 Metallic Marble Floor Epoxy Counter Top Epoxy

Contact us to find out more about the Pearlescent Liquid Pigments – Metallic Tint Polyurethane Epoxy or any of our other Epoxy Materials.

Additional information

Features 1. 100% naturally occurring inorganic compounds. 2. Widely used in epoxy, acrylic and many other resins. 3. Pearlescent pigments are also used in paint, printing ink, cosmetic, nail polish, auto paint, etc. 4. No harmful to human body. 5. Quality pearl pigments are easily dispersible into transparent paint, printing ink or nail polish. 6. Required dosage of only 1%-2%. 7. Rapidly disperses into your liquid system. 8. Easy roll, brush or pour-on application.
Specifications SHIMICOAT Pearl Luster Metallic Pigment contains Mica and Titanium Dioxide. Both components are naturally occurring inorganic compounds:
Direction Mixing Pearlescent Pigment Powders uses, applications, mix ratios and % proportions. NOTE: The mix procedures below are indicative guidelines/suggested proportions only. Adjustments can be made based on your personal preference/application. Always use a test piece first. Paint Applications: Usage Grams Per Litre Automotive and Refinishing Paints 15-25 Household Electronic and Appliance Paints 5-25 Inner and Outer Wall Paints 15-25 Epoxy Coating Applications: Usage Grams Per Litre Solid Pearls – Ghost Pearls – Nebula Pearls 15-25 Colour-Shift & Chameleon Pearls 20-50 Glow in the Dark Pigments 50 Micro Flakes & Glitters – Holographic Micro Flake 5 Plastic/Acrylic Applications: Usage Proportion (%) Plastic Bottles 0.5-2 Plastic Parts 0.3-1 Plastic Films 1-4 Latex and Rubber Products 5-15 Ink Applications: Usage Proportion (%) Gravure Inks 5-15 Screen Inks 10-30 Offset Inks 5-10

Keep out of reach of children
Read Safety Material Data Sheet (MSDS) of the product prior to use.


The products shall be stored out of direct sunlight and heat at all times. The shelf life of the product is 24 months


200mL, 1 Ltr


Pearl White, Onyx Black, Copper Cup, Dragon Gold, Dusky Citrus, Flame Red, Grass Green, Lime Green, Pink Perfect, Royal Blue, Coffee Club, Silver Frost, Fluorescent Yellow, Vibrant Purple, Wild Orange, Forest Green, Milky Marble, Best Bronze, Metallic Yellow, Teal, Torquoise


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