Bronze Gold and Copper - Powders and Pastes

Metallic Effect Pigments

AVL’s Gold Bronze pigments are produced in a full range of colour shades from deep pure coppers to rich golds. Pure copper powders and pastes are also available. They can also be surface treated and stabilised for use in aqueous systems.

Typical applications are in printing inks, decorative coatings and masterbatch. They are often used where a high quality finish and appearance is being asked for by the customer.

Copper pastes are also used in more industrial applications such as anti-seize greases.



    • Powder and pastes available.

    • Aqueous and non-aqueous pastes available.

    • Wide range of particle sizes and shades available; through the tuning of the copper:zinc ratio.

    • Mineral oil free.


    • Excellent coverage and opacity.

    • High lustre and brilliance.

    • Powder gives wide formulating freedom and pastes offer convenience.

    • Ideal for food packaging inks due to the absence of mineral oil.

Typical Applications

    • Inks (offset litho, flexo, gravure and screen).

    • Wallpaper coatings. Decorative coatings, especially flower dipping.

    • Masterbatch and compounding.

    • Anti-seize greases.