The leader in pigment dispersions the company Pidilite introduces Pidifine, a pigment dispersion for uniform color shading in paper making. see short report.
Pigments Dispersion: A Smart Way of Uniform Shading
Pigments Dispersion Over Dyes: A smart way of uniform shading
February, 10, 2018: Better and uniform shading is the need of papermaking. To fulfil the need, the leader in pigment dispersions, Pidilite has introduced their "Pidifine" series, the pigment dispersions for writing printing, tissue and coating papermaking industry.
Exclusively talking to The Pulp and Paper Times, Dr.Tiwari, Section Head of Technical Services and Research & Development told that this pigment dispersion generates minimum effluent and water can be recycled for the purpose of irrigation and paper making also.
Normally in papermaking, the shade changing takes one to three hours but with this pigment operating time can be saved significantly with less doses. Take an example, For one ton of paper this pigment requires 122-125 gram while other traditional dyes require 142 to 150 grams." He explained.
On the question market size, he replied that the market size of pigment dispersions (for the paper segment) is Rs. 75 crore and with the growth of 10 to 15 % per annum. In general condition, with the use of dyes in papermaking, it is very hard to achieve zero liquid discharge but this pigment named PIDIFINE you can achieve ZLD.
“Currently we are serving many paper mills across India such as TNPL, JK, Syshashee, APP, Mondi, Astron.” he added.