Coloration of fertilizers

Fertilizers are commonly coloured for several reasons:

  • Identification of the producer
  • Identification of particular quality, so to enable users to easily identify and distinguish the different types of product
  • Identification of different blending
  • Hiding of the physical aspect of the product. In this way coloration may hide formulation and protect from competitors
  • Improving aspect and uniformity of the product
  • Slowing the time of dissolving
  • Antidusting effect.

Fertilizers are present in the market in three main different physical forms:

  • Liquid fertilizers
  • Crystalline fertilizers
  • Solid fertilizers (like NPK type)

Cromatos could offer You solutions for coloration of all these different kinds of products. In order to color liquid or crystalline fertilizers You can use soluble dyes (like Cromafood Serie and Detercrom Serie) or Cromanyl Agro Serie.

In case of coloration of solid fertilizers, both in mass or coating, Cromanyl Agro Serie are used.

Cromanyl Agro products are water and/or oil based pigment preparations, suitable for coloration of fertilizers. Cromanyl Agro products do not contain neither solvents, neither any kind of dangerous products. They are free of COV and APEO (Directive 2004/CE, 2002/739/EC).

Properties

  • Cromanyl Agro products are especially conceived for coloration of NPK-BLENDING-UREA, cristals fertilizers and a selection of liquid fertilizers.
  • Manipulation of Cromanyl Agro products is totally safe and not polluting.
  • Once coloured with Cromanyl Agro products, fertilizers do not stain and they can be easily manipulated during application.
  • Cromanyl Agro products have a low drying tendency in original packaging.
  • Cromanyl Agro products are miscible in every proportion.
  • Cromanyl Agro products are suitable for application with automatic dosification machinery.
  • Cromanyl Agro products do not react with components of fertilizers, so they do not cause any change in the fertilizer during storage period.
  • Cromanyl Agro products have an excellent storage stability
  • Cromanyl Agro products contain a minimum quantity of preservatives, which grants high durability and resistance to possible contaminations.
  • Due to high level of micronization, Cromanyl Agro products have an high tinting power.
  • Once dry after application, Cromanyl Agro products reveal their high tinting power and anti dusting properties.

Application
Cromanyl Agro serie has been developed for coating or mass coloration of fertilizers.

Dosage
A typical dosage for fertilizers coating is around 3 kg / ton.

Auxiliaries
Cromatos offfers a wide range of auxiliaries for fertilizer production, like defoamers, anticacking, antidusting, wetting agents, emulsifiers, and others.

All information are based on the current state of our knowledge and on the results of our tests, but they are given without guarantee. The Buyer remains responsible for verifying that the products are suitable for his intended process or purpose. Cromatos srl is not liable for any damage due to following these suggestions.

Nothing herein contained can be considered as a recommendation for use in violation of patents or applicable laws or regulations. Tests before the industrial use of the product are recommended.

Coloration of fertilizers

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Fertilizers are commonly coloured for several reasons:

  • Identification of the producer.
  • Identification of particular quality, so to enable users to easily identify and distinguish the different types of products.
  • Identification of different blending.
  • Hiding of the physical aspect of the product. In this way coloration may hide formulation and protect from competitors.
  • Improving aspect and uniformity of the product.
  • Slowing the time of dissolving.
  • Antidusting effect.

Fertilizers are present in the market in three main different physical forms:

  • Liquid fertilizers
  • Crystalline fertilizers
  • Solid fertilizers (like NPK type)

 

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