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Prince is a world-class producer of engineered minerals and specialty chemicals for niche applications, adding value from source to solution.

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Prince’s expertise makes us a leading supplier for multiple performance-critical applications.

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Prince manufactures a wide range of engineered mineral and specialty chemical products to meet the needs of a variety of applications.

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Innovation is central to Prince’s business. From laboratory to customer process, innovation is about solving customer problems to deliver higher quality solutions ahead of the competition.

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Glass Colorants & Additives

VitroLite® Glass Coloring Frits

Glass manufacturers operating color forehearths to produce specialty colors turn to Prince as the supplier of choice for their in-glass coloration additives. Prince’s VitroLite™ branded range of glass coloring frits are single oxide glass frits used individually or blended.


Expansive color range of high-quality coloring frits

VitroLite™ glass frits are adapted to the glass composition and processing parameters of individual customers. In addition to coloration and aesthetic properties, VitroLite™ frits offer functional properties such as UV Protection which is increasingly desired by food and beverage packaging customers. VitroLite™ glass frits are available in:

  • 25kg bags or big bags to suit customer color transportation systems into the color forehearth feeder
  • A variety of colors, including blues, greens, blacks, browns, pinks, purples, violets, special effects and more
  • Single oxide containing formulations

The advantages of using VitroLite™ coloring frits include:

  • Improved operational safety from dust-free product handling
  • Decreased energy costs from lower melting temperatures in the feeder
  • High purity from extremely low contaminants
  • Controlled Redox as the frits help control color and quality
  • Freedom to blend individual color variations in the glass manufacturing plant to achieve desired final color

Want to know more? Please contact us for detailed information on our product solutions or to speak with us about product recommendations. Get more information and advice from our team of experts!

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World-class glass technologists

Prince’s VitroLite™ color frits are formulated and produced by our dedicated glass technologists who leverage their expertise and glass customer understanding to provide high-quality coloration solutions for various container glass segments including:

  • Cosmetics
  • Beverages – wine & spirits
  • Tableware
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Food Containers

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