inorganic pigments

New ‘pigment noise’ technology could identify century-old colours

September 6th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 6 (ANI): Identifying the composition of pigments in century-old artworks could be made easier soon, with the discovery of a new technology called photoacoustic infrared spectroscopy.The chemical composition of pigments ... Read more...

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Paints industry to grow 10-12 percent, say manufacturers

August 10th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) The Indian Paint Association expects the industry to post 10-12 percent growth this fiscal riding on initial signs of revival of user industries, a top member of the ... Read more...

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Oil was used to paint ancient Buddha murals in Afghanistan

April 23rd, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Experiments performed at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) have proved that ancient Buddhist paintings from Bamiyan, Afghanistan, were made of oil.These are the same precious paintings ... Read more...

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