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P2011SL are the smallest glass microspheres made from recycled soda lime glass and manufactured to meet a tight distribution curve.
P2015SL are soda lime glass microspheres that improve clarity of color, creating a multi-dimensional effect when they surround pigments or metallic additives.
P2050SL has the broadest particle size distribution providing the benefits of color enhancement and consistent color from any viewing angle.
P2075SL has a larger average diameter which promotes the use as a flatting agent in industrial applications, such as paints or coatings, where a matte appearance is desired.
P2011SL: Average diameter between 3 and 6 microns, with a top size of 20 microns.
P2015SL: Average diameter between 8 to 12 microns, with a top size of 36 microns.
P2050SL: Average diameter between 35 to 45 microns.
P2075SL: Average diameter between 65 to 75 microns.
Available as dry powder with the following options:
Other grades of soda lime glass spherical particles are also available: Solid Soda Lime Glass Spheres and Microspheres (Coated and Uncoated)
P2011, P2015, P2050 and P2075 are products of Prizmalite distributed through Cospheric LLC.
Spherical Particles: >85%
Index of Refraction: ~1.5
Softening Temperature: ~650C
Material Safety Data Sheet - Solid Glass
Spheres and Microspheres
Material Safety Data Sheet - Silane Treated Solid Glass Microspheres
Material Safety Data Sheet – Fluorochemical Treated Solid Glass Microspheres
P2011SL product line is primarily used in applications where the film build is so thin, such as automotive paint, that only this small a
sphere can fit without protrusion. The P2011SL is also used in the cosmetics industry to diffuse reflected light in products
such as powders and foundations, and to reduce the “glazing” that hardens or cakes powders after exposure to face oil.
P2015SL spheres can be incorporated into solvent or water-based paints and coatings, plastics, inks and certain cosmetic formulations.
P2050SL makes it effective as an anti-mottling agent and flow enabling ingredient in heavier or thicker film coatings or paints such as latex architectural paint.
P2075SL spheres' larger average diameter promotes the use of the product as a flatting agent in industrial applications, such as paints or coatings, where a matte appearance is desired.
Capillary-inertial colloidal catapults upon drop coalescence
Borosilicate Solid Glass Microspheres 2.2g/cc - 25um to 6150um (6.2mm)
Soda Lime Solid Glass Microspheres 2.5g/cc - 1um to 4400um (4.4mm)
Barium Titanate Solid Glass Microspheres 4.1-4.4g/cc - 5um to 1000um (1mm)
Soda Lime Glass Solid Polished Spheres 2.5g/cc - 0.7mm to 10.0mm