Umbers: CATHAY offers raw and burnt umber and sienna pigments of uncompromising quality. These pigments have semi-transparent properties making them ideal for use in wood and furniture stains.


Raw Umber is excellent brown pigments and popular in the stain industry due to their semi-transparency. Though they are not heat stable, UR81 can be used to produce many warm gray tones. It is also used extensively by the colorant houses to darken a color without seriously affecting its chromaticity.


Burnt Umbers offer the best value in brown pigments. These materials are in high demand in the stain industry because of their semi-transparency. Burnt Umbers have a reddish undertone and exhibit good heat stability.