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Nomex® has excellent thermal protection resisting temperatures over 2000ºF and also boasts great resistance to chemicals, solvents, radiation, and very low temperatures.  All of these properties, also make it fairly difficult to dye.  Our line of select OrcoSperse™ pigment dispersions allows the Nomex®  to be pigment printed or pad-coated.  

OrcoSperse™ Pigment Dispersions for  Nomex®

OrcoSperse™ organic aqueous pigment dispersions for textiles are specifically designed for printing, padding, and garment dyeing.  The wide shade range of this product line, including bright fluorescent and earthtone colors, can be used to develop unique shade and physical special effects–just call our technical staff to develop the perfect shade and process to achieve your desired effect.  

Technical Data

Select the buttons below for a physical properties shade card, preparation, dyeing & printing, & finishing procedures on Nomex®, and associated chemical technical bulletins.  You can also visit our Technical Resources page where you can search by technical bulletin, procedure, dye or pigment class, and material being colored.

OrcoSperse™ Organic Dispersion Pigments – Shade Card

Procedures & Technical Bulletins

Shade Color Index (CI) OrcoSperseTM

Light Fastness (Rating)
Blue Wool Method ISO105-B02 (1-8)

Hi-Temperature Stable
(60-90 sec)

100g/l 10g/l 100g/l 10g/l
No CI Fluorescent Blue G 2065 3-5 Heat Sensitive
No CI Fluorescent Green B 4010 3-5 Heat Sensitive
No CI Fluorescent Orange RN 9018 3-5 Heat Sensitive
No CI Fluorescent Cerise 6200 3-5 Heat Sensitive
No CI Fluorescent Pink BN 6027 3-5 Heat Sensitive
No CI Fluorescent Red FP 6003 3-5 Heat Sensitive
No CI Fluorescent Yellow GN 9026 3-5 Heat Sensitive
Black 7 Black 2835 8 8 Stable to 375° F
Blue 15:1 Blue 2GN 2025 8 8 Stable to 375° F
Blue 15:3 Blue 3GN 2010* 8 8 Stable to 375° F
Blue 29 Royal Blue RN 2008 8 8 Stable to 375° F
Green 7 Green BN 4009 8 8 Stable to 375° F
Red 122 Magenta LDN 6141 8 7-8 Stable to 375° F
Red 123 Scarlet LDN 2949 8 7 Stable to 375° F
Red 268 Scarlet 6019 6-7 5-6 Stable to 375° F
Red 269 Red OC-2 7 5-6 Stable to 375° F
Violet 19 Pink LBN 6032 8 7-8 Stable to 375° F
Violet 23 Violet 4BN 3030 8 8 Stable to 375° F
Orange 16 Orange 1697 3-4 2-3 Stable to 375° F
No CI Brown 8400 7 6 Stable to 375° F
Yellow 83 Yellow RN 9036 7 6 Stable to 375° F
Yellow 14 Yellow 9014 5 3-4 Stable to 375° F
Yellow 74 Yellow 5G Conc 7 6 Stable to 375° F

160g/l

No CI White SGL 8002 8 8 Stable to 375° F

Actual dye samples must be evaluated in a laboratory on medium to be dyed in production for accurate shade and physical property results. Shades shown on print material and computer monitors are for general reference only as they are inherently inaccurate due to calibration variations and technical limitations of monitors and printers.

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