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Essential Clear & White

Essential Clear & White
 
This product series is a water base ink developed to produce soft hand, high stretching and High Glossy on knitted fabrics. It can be used as a direct glossy print to make a special shinny effect and with its high enlogation resin property which is also good to print on elastane fabrics. 
 
Specialty:
 
  • Excellent coverage and stretching.
  • Good all round fastness.
  • Soft finish prints and high glossy effect.
  • PVC, Phthalates, APEO, Azo and Lead Free formulations, Meets all key international environmental standards.
  • No harmful or distracting odors in the work place.
Guidance:
 
  • Use 100-120 t/in mesh (40-47 t/cm) to print.
  • Direct to print on fabrics, apply 20-30% Essential Clear with Essential White or 100% Essential Clear as a first down coat is suggested to increase the utmost elasticity. Then print colors with different mixture ratio of Essential Clear & White sequent on top.
  • For dark ground fabric, Essential White is high opaque super white to give high coverage.
  • Surface dry each print before next is necessary to avoid color tacky up.
  • To prolong its screen opening time is recommended to add 2-3% of Additive Retarder.
  • To enhance better fastness is recommended to add 2-4% of Additive Xlinker JF, consuming the mixed solution in 6-8 hours.
Precautions:
  • Keep the screen in the flooded position while print stops. Or, go for screen wash during a temporary stop.
  • Containers must maintain air-tight seal while not in use.
  • During Production, heat application can be applied to speed up the process. Failure to cure ink at recommended time and temperature may result in poor wash fastness.
  • Screen must be prepared with water-resist emulsion to prevent stencil breakdown.
  • Any application not referred in this Product Information should be Pre-tested or consulted with Primus Technical Service Prior to Print.

Printing Parameters:

100% Cotton/Poly Cotton/Blended 150℃ × 2 minutes
Durometer: 60-70 
Edge: Rounded or Sharp
100-120t/in(40-47t/cm)
Additive Xlinker JF 2-4% by weight.
Additive Retarder 2-3% by weight.
5-40℃
Use within one year of receipt. Avoid exposing under direct sunlight. Keep drums sealed tight at all times.
Tap water  Available upon request (MSDS)
 
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