There are two types of Aluminum glitter; Alu-glitters epoxy and Alu-glitter.
Alu-glitter epoxy (with epoxy surface)
- high temperature resistance
- high resistance to solvents
- tiny particles
These glitters are used in the plastics industry where manufacturing temperatures of up to 220 degrees celsius are experienced. Using black glitter provides a graphite effect and using silver glitter provides a metallic effect. Treated plastics of this nature can be seen in vacuum cleaners, coffee makers, mobile phones etc. Alu-glitter epoxy is commonly used in wall-paper and furniture paint.
Alu-glitter (no surface coating)
- available in sizes over 3 mm
- temperature resistance up to 300 degrees celsius
Alu-glitters are reasonably priced and commonly used in decorations without surface coating such as shop displays, table decorations artificial flowers etc.