Natural Bitumen can be added to bituminous paints to increase characteristics such as UV stability, hardness and water resistance. Basically applying natural bitumen find powder in Paints and Stains will provide a longer lasting paint which hardly reacts with unwanted elements providing a better final product.
Basically in Ink industry Natural Bitumen is used as Carbon Black Dispersion Ink Additive considering the specifications to be highly solvable in natural and synthetic oils. In black Inks, Gilsonite Selects a better approach naturally to bond well with the paper and provides a more sustainable print.
Advantages of Using Natural Bitumen Powder in inks, paints & stains:
Adding longevity to Paints and making stronger stains.
Excellent Bonding other materials.
Cheaper than other additives for the same application
Reacts with paper pigment to provide rub-resistant print.
UV Light stability