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Special Effects

Badger Color uses a variety of special effects to help your products stand out from the competition:

Need a specific color for your application? We can help

Pearlescent Pigments

Stand out with the attractive shimmer of pearlescent. The simple process of refraction can range from a rich luster to dynamic glitter.

Natural mica - provides high luster, high chroma, opacity, and high-temperature resistance.

Synthetic mica - provides higher luster, higher chroma, increased brightness, and a strong sparkling effect.

Pearlescent Pigments
Metallic Pigments

Metallic Pigments

Eliminate the time and logistical requirements with metallic paint, metallization, and metal overcap with lower-cost alternative metallic concentrates to create an in-mold premium metal-like appearance. Achieve intense deep gloss golds, silky silvers, anodized bronzes, brushed coppers, and tantalizing rose golds.

Optical Variable Pigments "Iridescent"

Add a new dimension to your product with “color travel” interference effects, giving multiple iridescent color changes as the observation angle changes. These effects are most dramatic in clear and translucent polymers

Optical Variable Pigments "Iridescent"
Borosilicate Pigments

Borosilicate Pigments

Borosilicates create unrivaled sparkle, reflectivity, transparency and multi-color effects. Accentuate your packaging or product design with stunning color purity and high chroma.

Fluorescent Pigments (Neons)

Be visible at night time when needed. Fluorescent Pigments create vivid, bright, neon-looking colors by a combination of emitted and reflected light. 

Fluorescent Pigments (Neons)
Phosphorescent Pigments

Phosphorescent Pigments

Whether you have a fun product or a serious product for safety purposes, Phosphorescents pigments can create glow-in-the-dark colors that energize from exposure to light (daylight, incandescent, fluorescent or ultraviolet lights)and glow in the dark for specific amounts of time.

Thermochromatic Pigments

Thermochromatics are used to create changing color or shade under the influence of temperature. There are a range of temperature sensitive options.

Thermochromatic Pigments

Photochromatic Pigments

Photochromatics create light changing colors activated by UV light. Once removed from the UV source it changes back to the original color

Marbles, Granites, Mottles

Marbles, Granites, Mottles

Stand out with unique and eye-catching elements of Marbles, Granites, and Mottles. Be one of a kind.

Edge Glow

Fluorescent "neon" edge glow effect creates the look of glowing neon on the edges, embossing, and reliefs of a part in clear polymers. Edge Glows can be formulated in a range of fluorescent hues that include yellow, lime green, red, orange, blue, and violet. The most intense glow is usually seen with yellow shades.

Edge Glow
Frost

Frost

Frost Effect Concentrate applied to PET, and other clear resins can reduce gloss or create a matte effect and can be styled from translucent to opaque.