Matsui Silver Shimmer 620 Water Base Screen Printing Ink


Matsui Metallic Binder 301 is a silver metallic base that can be used as a standalone shimmer or can be blended with “Neo Pigments” to create colors.



SKU: MAT Silver Shimmer Category:


  • Easy to mix and print, does not tarnish after wash
  • Create multiple colors when tinted up to 5% with Neo Pigments
  • Excellent printability with no viscosity modifications
  • Extremely soft hand feel that PVC inks cannot achieve
  • OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 certified, CPSIA and HR4040 Compliant
  • Is “PVC Free” and environmentally safe

Technical Specifications

Product Information:

  • Adds decorative metallic finish Substrates
  • Cotton
  • Cotton / polyester blends
  • Cotton / rayon blends

Application Information:

Mesh: Use 80 – 120/inch (31-47/cm) mesh
Stencil: Use a water-proof direct emulsion or capillary film for optimal results
Squeegee:  Square edge, 60-80 durometer blade
Printing: Print directly or mix with 301 Neo pigments onto white and colored fabrics
Drying: Cure for 2.5 to 3 minutes at 320° F (160° C).  Use air flow dryer to cure ink more efficiently
Clean up: Simply use water and mild soap or detergent

Special Recommendations:

Metallic Binder 301 should be mixed in clean vessels using clean mixing blades and utensils. Any contamination from other ink sources or non-approved additives could make Metallic Binder 301 test positive for restricted PVC’s.

  • Metallic Binder 301 can be dry cleaned or ironed
  • 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

Regulatory Compliance
Compliance with major regulated substances attested by Matsui Shikiso Chemical Co, LTD.

  • √ Formaldehyde: A – Ao < 0.03
  • √ Heavy Metals*: In compliance
  • √ Chlorinated Phenols: In compliance
  • √ Phthalate Content: In compliance
  • √ Organotin Compound: In compliance
  • √ Orthophenylphenol (OPP): In compliance
  • √ Colorants Based on Cleavable MAK
  • Amines: In compliance
  • √ Carcinogens: In compliance
  • √ Allergens: In compliance
  • √ Chlorinated Organic Carriers: In compliance
  • √ APEO Contents: In compliance

* Our products are manufactured under strict quality control. Neither heavy metals nor any raw materials containing heavy metals are ever intentionally used.  Official tests are not conducted on each raw material purchased by Matsui, and the possibility of contamination at the micro-level by other factors is possible.


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