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TOUCH! Trend Colour of the Month May

TOUCH! is an invitation to dream – of summer evenings, of the setting sun, and the impression it creates on bare skin. The irresistible apricot shimmer charms with its warm sensuality which is further supported by a fine and subtle sparkle.

The unique colour intensity of TOUCH! is achieved by mixing two of our highly chromatic pearlescent pigments – EDELSTEIN Sunstone Champagne with EDELSTEIN Topaz Orange.

Apricot shimmer with fine and subtle sparkle effects

Our EDELSTEIN Sunstone Champagne and EDELSTEIN Topaz Orange is the perfect mix for this subtle sparkle effects.

The detailed formulation is available for selected customers upon registration.

FORMULATION

Your ECKART pigments for the formulation of the TOUCH colour trend:


LEMONGRASS: Trend Colour of the Month April

LEMONGRASS: Take a look – and smell! Enchanting, isn’t it? So exotic, yet so fresh! The soft warm yellow shimmer of our trend colour of the month releases a wealth of emotions because the colour is designed to remind of the Asian spice. Consequently, LEMONGRASS is suited to many lifestyle and consumer applications.

The soft warm shine is achieved with EDELSTEIN Sunstone Champagne, one of our outstanding pearlescent pigments, best known for their colour intensity and luster.

Exotic, fresh yellow effects

Our EDELSTEIN Sunstone Champagne is the perfect base for the fresh Lemongrass effect.

The detailed formulation is available for selected customers upon registration.

FORMULATION

Your ECKART pigments for the formulation of the LEMONGRASS colour trend:


LACQUER RED: Trend Colour of the Month March

LACQUER RED: In a period of social distancing, it’s time for an emotional remedy. LACQUER RED, our trend colour of the month, offers a strong sensual statement. Its pure crimson sparkle is heightened by extraordinary colour depth and wowing luster. Ultimately, this not only characterizes the object it colors but helps to distinguish the owner’s personality.

The secret of our formulation is almost too simple to be true: It is solely based on LUXAN C842 Spotlight Red, a pearlescent pigment, in which the encapsulated borosilicate creates the impressive sparkle.

For striking red effects

Our newest glass flake pigment LUXAN C 842 SPOTLIGHT RED is used to achieve the intense red shade. Only this unique effect pigment will achieve the desired expressive effect and gloss.

The detailed formulation is available for selected customers upon registration.

FORMULATION

Your ECKART pigments for the formulation of the LACQUER RED colour trend:


LICHEN GREEN: Trend Colour of the Month February

LICHEN GREEN: Picture a sun-kissed lichen nestled in the hollow of a rock. It is this image of singular beauty that our trend colour LICHEN GREEN captures to pay tribute to the creative powers of nature and its elements. Its gentle green-goldish glimmer is unobtrusive, yet enigmatic. It suggests elegance and style plus just that subtle touch of luxury needed to set an object apart.

Extraordinary mix of effect pigments

To achieve this effect, the trend colour combines an extraordinary mixture of our effect pigments for plastics. Besides two pearlescent pigments for the golden luster – SYMIC C393 and SYMIC E221, it employs the de-dusted gold bronze pigment preparation MASTERSAFE 28103 RG and the non-dusting aluminum pigment preparation STAPA® PP REFLEXAL 2031/80 to add that necessary hint of brilliance.

The detailed formulation is available for selected customers upon registration.

FORMULATION

Your ECKART pigments for the formulation of the LICHEN GREEN colour trend:


BRONZE: Trend Colour of the Month December

BRONZE is a material for eternity. As the basis for a colour and finish, it appeals to our senses and is emblematic of the desire to remain connected to the materials of the earth. Its sophistication adds a touch of luxury and exudes quiet confidence. BRONZE appears heroic - not without reason is it given to winners as an award.

Effect pigments with elegant flop effects

The trend colour BRONZE is based on a refined selection of effect pigments specially designed for plastics applications: MASTERSAFE Gold 40105 PG, SYMIC C393, SYMIC A522 and SYMIC A502.

The detailed formulation is available for selected customers upon registration.

FORMULATION

Your ECKART pigments for the formulation of the BRONZE colour trend:


ALMOND: Trend Colour of the month October

Colour Road Plastics Almond Tiegel
Trend Colour Plastics Almond Ski

Savour, just for a moment, something light, creamy and endlessly versatile: This is the new trend color ALMOND. It may appear neutral, at first, but it has a rich undertone that transports it beyond simply being a background.

Instead, it is an adaptable counterpoint to many other hues, but is robust enough to stand on its own as an individual colour. ALMOND is a treat - also for the eye - and embellishes domestic appliances, leisure and lifestyle articles, consumer electronics, toys and much more.

Colour Road Plastics Almond Color Chip

Effect pigments with elegant flop effects

ALMOND contains the highly chromatic effect pigment EDELSTEIN Sunstone Champagne. This pigment shows a refined almond-like color shade. It emits a silver-white shimmer or a warm, mellow red coloring, depending on the angle of view and how the light his it.

The detailed formulation is available for selected customers upon registration.

FORMULATION
Colour Road Plastics Almond Color Chip 2
Colour Road Plastics Almond Color Chip 3

Your ECKART pigments for the formulation of the ALMOND colour trend:

 


GERBERA: Trend Colour of the month September

Every day will be a joyful day with this dynamic, warm colour shade! GERBERA adds a spirited atmosphere and embellishes any application - from ordinary to extraordinary. It is a zesty colour choice for small and large domestic appliances, garden equipment, toys, consumer electronics and so much more. How about combining this high gloss finish with a matte finish in a matching colour to create interesting visual contrasts? GERBERA is a colour with infinite styling possibilities.

Effect pigments add their lustrous shine

GERBERA contains the highly chromatic effect pigment EDELSTEIN TOPAZ ORANGE as main component. This pigment beams joy and happiness.

Combined with SYMIC E 221, a sparkling golden interference pigment, the result is a highly glossy chromatic surface.

The detailed formulation is available for selected customers upon registration

FORMULATION

Your ECKART pigments for the formulation of the GERBERA colour trend:


​​​​​​​ACAI BERRY: Trend Colour of the month August

Blue has the ability to make friends in design and the easy-going attitude of Acai Berry is ideal for conveying a sense of itself with no matter what it is combined. In bathrooms it creates a more tranquil mood that still lifts the spirit, adds a healthy note, but does it in a considered way. Acai Berry is a persevering blue that is forward thinking and becomes a modern blue for the design landscape that easily transitions varied aesthetics, environments, and lifestyle.

Creative mix of effect pigments

ACAI BERRY contains an impressive fresh combination of ECKART effect pigments:

STAPA® PP Reflexal 1032/80 is the reason for the bright metallic effect. STAPA® PP Reflexal 1032/80 as one of ECKART’s latest developments is the product of choice whenever a bright and smooth metallic effect is needed. EDELSTEIN TOPAZ ORANGE is the secret of this colour, it gives a mysterious fresh shimmer. SYMIC C 261 is added for a smooth bluish interference effect.

The detailed formulation is available for selected customers upon registration.

FORMULATION

Your ECKART pigments for the formulation of the ACAI BERRY colour trend:


LAVENDER: Trend colour of the month July

LAVENDER is a shade that makes us mentally travel to Provence, a fragrant moment whose smell and color convey lightness. LAVENDER has both warm and cool elements and can be used in many ways. Pairings with yellow, green and orange create freshness. Combined with bronze, gray and off-white, it creates a modern, urban feel.

Effective mix of different pigments

A sophisticated combination of ECKART effect pigments achieves the strong color impression of the trend color LAVENDER:

EDELSTEIN Sunstone Champagne plays the main role in the formulation of LAVENDER. The synthetic pearlescent pigments contribute their silky pearlescence with simultaneously impressive chroma. EDELSTEIN Ruby Red enhances the color intensity. SYMIC E 241 underlines the reddish interference effect. STAPA® PP Reflexal 1531/80 is one of the brightest metallic effect pigments for plastics on the market. It imparts a bright, metallic character.

Please contact us for the detailed formulation:

FORMULATION

Your ECKART pigments for the formulation of the LAVENDER colour trend:


CUBANIT: Trend colour of the month June

The shade CUBANIT balances modernity and down-to-earthness: it represents both industry and nature. CUBANIT bridges the gap between different design worlds. Gray reflects the classic elegance, the polished metal of vibrant cities. In nature, it is the stones, shaped and polished by the weather, showing themselves in different shades of gray.

Exceptional combination of effect pigments

CUBANIT contains an exceptional combination of three different ECKART effect pigments: STAPA® PP Reflexal 3432/85, as one of the brightest metal effect pigment for plastics on the market, boosts a strong silver metallic tone.

EDELSTEIN Sunstone Champagne contributes its mysterious and unexpected color shimmer. Finally, PLATALUX E adds sparkling aspects to create even more attention.

Please contact us for the detailed formulation:

FORMULATION

Your ECKART pigments for the formulation of the CUBANIT colour trend:


LEMON: Trend colour of the month May

Even trendier: with effect pigments.

ECKART effect pigments make even more of the trendy LEMON shade: the pearlescent pigments LUXAN E221 and SYMIC C393 contribute their velvety shimmer and give the Plastics end product an impressive depth effect. We will be happy to provide you with the formulation of LEMON!

FORMULATION

The smell of lemon immediately makes our mouths water: Who doesn't immediately have the image of a juicy, sunny yellow fruit in mind? This invigorating shade evokes pleasurable thoughts of cool drinks, sweets and pastries. Used as a single colour, LEMON presents itself as a proud tone, but also forms the perfect antithesis to grey, blue and green.

LEMON is the ideal partner for lifestyle articles, toys, sports accessories and food packaging. It adds freshness and youthfulness, not only to cosmetic packaging, but to a lot of other imaginable applications. LEMON infuses traditional elements with modernity and emphasises simple beauty.

„Our formulation for LEMON is suitable for almost all polymer systems. It can be used in all applications such as injection or blow moulding as well as extrusion”

Wolfgang Trenz

Technical Service Plastics

Your ECKART pigments for the formulation of the LEMON colour trend:

COLOUR ROAD 2021

LAVENDER, CUBANIT and LEMON are part of our new COLOUR ROAD 2021 Trends for Plastics!
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