Merck recently launched Meoxal Taklamakan Gold, which follows Meoxal Wahiba Orange as the second effect pigment in the new Meoxal range to be launched in India. Developed for automotive coatings, Meoxal Taklamakan Gold combines unique effects with superb performance; thereby also fulfilling the requirements of plastic coatings and other demanding applications.
Named after the Chinese Taklamakan Desert, the world's second-largest desert, this pigment with its rich, brilliant gold tone and glittery finish, reflects the myriad color plays of shifting sand dunes of this unique region, according to the commpany.
Like all pigments in the new product series, Meoxal Taklamakan Gold has a specially treated surface. Thanks to this special CWT (Carbitol and Weather Treatment) surface treatment; it is highly suitable for innumerable high performance applications. Using the new pigment in waterborne coating systems is particularly straightforward because no additional passivation is needed.
Its properties include outstanding performance in waterborne coating systems, versatile combination possibilities with other absorption and effect pigment, optimized particle size distribution for coating applications and good shelf life.