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Glitter effect

Varnish with glitter for a sparkle glitter effect
Varnish with sparkling flakes usually called glitter, are similar to those used in cosmetics but more resistant, in fact are suitable for water-based varnish and solvent-based.
The glitter have a square or hexagonal form, observable by skilled eye only or with the microscope, are thin metal plates settled with vacuum metallization and then protected, in order to have an appearance of real metal and in fact are also called metalflakes.

For professional use are required in particular on wood for contract furniture and accessories for furniture, on metal / plastic to make sport articles such as bicycles, skateboards, helmets, etc ...

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It is possible mix different background colors and different concentrations of glitter to obtain a "sparkle" more or less important. It is also possible create surfaces in which the color is the the glitter that covers completely.
The most requested effect because it is also the one where you see more the brilliance is with shiny clear. Since the glitter have dimensions between 100micron and 200micron (the largest of the other pigments) to ensure visual professional results we prefer to insert the glitter in a base for double layer and then lay-on the glossy transparent, this to hide the shape of the small glitter and leave a shiny surface perfect.
To know what colors are available, please contact us.
In order to permit evaluation of the effect and for small surfaces a test kit of the product is available, for information please do not hesitate to contact us.
The effect can be layed by the use of a primer on:
- wood
- metal (iron, aluminium, brass etc ...)
- plastics (ABS, ABS-PC, etc ...)
- glass
- version applicable for interior walls