Umbers are one of the oldest pigments used by mankind, derived primarily from the Umber ore itself. These natural Iron-Oxides are known for their durability, being both lightfast and chemically resistant. As such, they are considered permanent pigments. Hoover Color’s 417RU is one of the highest quality Raw Umbers on the market today. It combines ease of dispersion with high color strength.
One of the characteristics that makes Raw Umbers such useful pigments, is that it is a “neutral toner.” Often brighter colored pigments are too bright (or have too much chroma) for a given application. Adding a black pigment to darken these colors add an undesirable color component from the black. Raw Umbers maintain a neutral tone, reducing a brighter pigment’s chroma without affecting the hue. As a result, Raw Umbers are a major component in today’s Architectural Coatings coloring systems and other tinting systems.
* Tint Tone: reduction with TiO2 1:4.
**The color shades presented here are as accurate as monitor settings allow.**
**They may be different from shades in actual application and are for reference only.**
CATHAY INDUSTRIES is a global manufacturer and supplier of complete colors solutions. we have become one of the top three manufacturers of synthetic iron oxide and have diversified our products to a complete range of pigments and raw materials.
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