The firing temperature of the Heraeus Low Temperature Gold™ lies between 200 to 250°C

The Heraeus Low Temperature Gold™ is a new preparation that can be fired at temperatures between 200 and 250 °C.

The Business Unit Precious Colours of the precious metal and chemical company Heraeus will present this new precious metal preparation for the first time at the Glasstec Trade Fair in Düsseldorf from 21 – 24 October 2014.  

Heraeus Precious Colours proves with this product its innovative potential and presents a revolutionary world novelty in the field of precious metal decorations.

Firing Temperature: 200 – 250 °C!

Very low firing temperature

The low firing temperature allows for the first time the combination of a precious metal preparation with organic colours, which are also distributed by Heraeus Precious Colours.

As the Heraeus Low Temperature Gold™ is a water based preparation and not based on organic solvents, no environmentally hazardous emissions are released during its application. Moreover, the low firing temperatures bring about immense savings in energy and much shorter flow times through the kilns. “The Low Temperature Gold is an environment and resource saving preparation with great potential for the glass industry“, explains Hubertus Gölitzer, Senior Vice President of Heraeus Precious Colours. “We are confident that in the medium term Heraeus will bring about whole new options for the entire decorating industry with the Low Temperature Gold”.

Since 1896 Heraeus Precious Colours is one of the leading world-wide manufacturers of precious metal decorating materials for ceramics and glass.

The Heraeus Precious Metal and Technology Group, with its headquarters in Hanau, is a world-wide operating family business with a tradition of over 160 years. We create high quality solutions for our customers and thereby give lasting strength to their competitiveness. Our field of competence covers precious metals, materials and technology, sensors, biomaterials and medical products, quartz glass and speciality light sources. In the business year 2013 Heraeus achieved a product turnover of 3.6 bill. € and a precious metal trading turnover of 13,5 bill. €. With approximately 12.500 employees world-wide in more than 110 subsidiaries Heraeus has a leading position in its field of the world market.

600450 The firing temperature of the Heraeus Low Temperature Gold™ lies between 200 to 250°C
Date: 15 October 2014

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