Matsui Hydrochromic White Disappearing Water Base Screen Printing Ink

Matsui

Matsui Hydrochromic White is a water sensitive base that disappears when wet and reappears when dried.

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Features:

  • Easy to mix and print
  • Can be printed over a design to conceal it. Once the print is wet the design will appear
  • Can be mixed with Neo Pigments to create pastel colors , after cure when color is wet Hydrochromic White disappears leaving color only
  • Excellent printability with no viscosity modifications
  • Extremely soft hand feel that PVC inks cannot achieve
  • OEKO-TEX® Compliant, CPSIA and HR4040 Compliant
  • Is “PVC Free” and environmentally safe

Application:

Print through mesh up to 110 mc in (43 mc cm) and cure at 320°F (160°C). Hydrochromic White produces the softest prints achievable in textile screen printing today. Special Recommendations Hydrochromic White should be mixed in clean vessels using clean mixing blades and utensils. Any contamination from other ink sources or non-approved additives could make Hydrochromic White test positive for restricted PVC’s.

  • Use Retarder MG 1-5% to help with open time in the screen
  • Use Fixer WF-N 1-5% to help with wash fastness
  • Use Softener MG 1-4% to help penetrate in to the garment
  • Use Thickener B .25-1% to help thicken the ink
  • Use RV Additive 1-3% to reduce viscosity

Technical Data Sheet

  • Wet Ink Tack | Low
  • After Flash Tack | Low
  • Printability | Excellent
  • Surface Appearance | Matte
  • Opacity/Viscosity | High/Low
  • Bleed Resistance | None
  • Flash Temperature | 160°F (71°C)/decreases with deposit thickness
  • Cure Temperature | 320°F (160°C)
  • Squeegee Hardness | Medium
  • Squeegee Blade | Sharp
  • Squeegee Angle | 45 degrees to screen
  • Squeegee Speed | Medium
  • Underlay | N/A
  • Emulsion | Direct or indirect
  • Mesh Count | 80-110 mc in (32-43 mc cm)
  • Thinner | RV Additive  Thickener | Thickener B
  • Storage | 65°F to 95°F (18°C to 35°C). Avoid direct sun.
  • Cleanup | Water and mild soap or detergent
  • Color Range | White  Substrate Type | Cotton
  • Substrate Color(s) | Light, Medium and Dark Fabrics

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