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Elmet Technologies
Cabot BLACK PEARLSĀ® 280 Specialty carbon black
Categories: Other Engineering Material; Additive/Filler for Polymer

Material Notes: Product highlights: BLACK PEARLS 280 specialty carbon black is a general purpose carbon black suitable for a variety of tinting, coloring, and UV applications.

Key application:
Plastics: BLACK PEARLS 280 specialty carbon black is an effective opacifying agent for extruded films and is also widely used in UV applications such as utility pipe and agricultural film. In addition, it delivers good jetness and bluetone in a variety of general purpose molded plastics parts.
Coatings: BLACK PEARLS 280 specialty carbon black is suitable for underbody/underhood automotive coatings as well as general industrial coatings where high jetness is not required. It is also suitable for use as a tinting black as its relatively large particle size allows for high loading.
Printing Inks: BLACK PEARLS 280 specialty carbon black is a high structure general purpose pigment black that is broadly applicable in a variety of inks. It is particularly suitable for lithographic and gravure printing where a matte finish is required. This pigment black offers very blue undertone and excellent dispersability. The product attributes also make BLACK PEARLS 280 specialty carbon black suitable for a variety of applications including:

  • Concrete and cement
  • General dispersions and paper applications
Performance Features: BLACK PEARLS 280 specialty carbon black offers ease of dispersion and delivers good color, UV, and tinting performance. Its high structure combined with a low surface area makes it one of the easiest to disperse Cabot carbon blacks.

Information provided by Cabot Corporation

Available Properties
  • Density, ASTM D-1513
  • Particle Mesh Size, ASTM D-1514, <200 ppm
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