Glitter, also known as glitter powder, is made by electroplating and precision cutting of PET, PVC and plants (biodegradable glitter)film materials of extremely high precise brightness.
Nowadays,PVC has been eliminated and what’s more, bio-glitter is more and more popular now.
The particle size of glitter powder can be produced from 0.004mm-3.0mm. The shape of the glitter powder can be produced into quadrangle, hexagon, rectangle, prism, star, irregular, strip, square, round, triangle, prismatic, moon, heart, cross, plum, butterfly, rabbit, apple, clover, starlight, diamonds, square, mickey etc.
Glitter powder can be divided into many series based on the original film.Polyester glitter uses the original film, laser glitter used laser film and rainbow glitter uses colorful film. For degradable glitter, we use eucalyptus film.
As a beautiful material with an unique affection, glitter powder is widely used for Christmas, Halloween, candle craft, cosemtics, screen printing industry including clothing, leather, shoe-making and new year painting ,decoration materials(glass art productions, glasses, crystal graph, crystal ball), painting decoration, urniture spray painting, packaging, Christmas gift, toy pen and other fields.
Glitter powder is able to enhance the visual effect of the productions because of its’ shinny characteristics. Otherwise, glitter is often used for cosmetics such as face painting, tatoos ,nail polish and body. The application of glitter powder will be more and more extensive.
How to know the good quality of glitter powder?
1. High brightness: you can see the surface brightness, with high flash, high brightness and obvious mirror effect.
2. Shape : you can see under the microscope. The shape of the powder is in standard and all in the hexagonal shape.
3. Strong acid-base resistance: the glitter powder(solvent resistance series glitter) can be soaked for a long time in the liquid within strong acid and strong alkali.
4. High temperature resistance: no fading even in high temperature environment
Let’s see the process of glitter powder.
Step1: original film
Step3: Coated printing
Step4: high temperature curing