Printers Choice Fashion Base Non-Phthalate Additive Plastisol Ink

Printers Choice

Fashion base is a new generation plastisol additive designed to soften and extend general purpose and specialty plastisol inks. Fashion base will make inks easier to print, reduce ink costs and can significantly increase production. Fashion base cures at slightly lower temperatures than standard plastisols. Finesse is typically used 10 to 20% by weight.


SKU: Printers Choice SE016 Fashion Base Categories: ,


Technical Specifications

Press Ready; just stir and start printing. For printing on 100% cotton and 50/50 blends. Can be used on light medium and dark colored fabrics. Printers Choice Inks are very soft and easy to print with, and do not build up on the underside of the screen.

HO Series High Opacity Wet-On-Wet Plastisol Textile Inks Application:
-Recommended to be printed on light, medium, and dark color textiles of cotton or cotton/polyester blends
-Wet-on-wet printing
-Cold peel transfers

-Phthalate Compliant
-Maximum coverage on dark fabrics
-Minimum build-up
-Easy printability on manual or automatic equipment
-Creamy consistency and clean release from screen
-Consistent quality order after order

Screen Mesh:
-Printers Choice High Opacity series plastisol inks may be printed through meshes ranging up to 305 monofilament dependent upon the desired effect. Though monofilament is recommended, multifilament may also be used.

-Printers Choice High Opacity series plastisol inks are recommended to be fused at 325oF. Remember that plastisol fusion is a time/ temperature process. Printers Choice High Opacity series inks may be flashed from 240-260oF, followed by complete fusion in a conventional oven for direct printing; or gelling at 240-260oF on release paper for cold peel transfers.

Extending With Neutral or Clear Base:
-Printers Choice High Opacity series plastisols are formulated for maximum opacity when printing onto black or dark colored fabrics. Printers Choice High Opacity series plastisols can be extended with HO044 Neutral extender or SE014 Soft Hand Clear when printing on white or light colored textiles.

HO044 Neutral Extender VS SE014 Soft Hand Clear
-Extending Printers Choice High Opacity series inks with HO044 does not affect printing properties, and colors extended with HO044 Neutral Extender are more suitable for printing wet-on-wet on top of a flashed underbase than are those extended with SE014 Process Clear. However, colors extended with SE014 Process Clear have easier printability and a softer hand than the standard Printers Choice High Opacity series inks or colors extended with HO040 Neutral Extender.

-Printers Choice series plastisols are formulated ready to use. Reducer #1, Special Reducer, or Curable Reducer may be used if desired. All reducers will change the opacity and cure. Always pretest when adding any products to the prepackaged ink.

Clean Up:
-Spray Wipes, Ink Degradents, etc.

-Printers Choice Ink Colors

-Quart, 1 gallon, 5 gallon pails, 30 gallon drum, 50 gallon drums Orders:

Note: -Always pretest ink and fabric under normal plant conditions before starting a production run.

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