- story by MaterialDistrict
This is a completely new type of metallic pigment that has aluminium flakes as the base material. The surface of the flakes is covered with a silica layer, which are plated with metal particles. The difference in optical paths between the light reflected from the plated layer and the light reflected from the aluminium flakes causes strong interference colours. As aluminium flakes are used as the base material, the hiding power of CHROMASHINE is superior to that of other interference pigments. Solvent substitution is also possible for use in inks.
The photos show images by Christian Moser Photographer and are screen printed with CHROMASHINE by Lorenz Boegli.