Matsui Discharge HM Discharge Base Ink

Matsui

HM Discharge Base is a high mesh discharge mixing base that can be blended with “Neo Pigments” up to 15% to achieve an extremely soft hand feel. Great for achieving halftone discharge prints. Use with Matsui CMS (Color Matching System) to create Pantone® colors.

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Features

  • Easy to mix and print
  • Create thousands of color shades by adding up to 15% Neo Pigments
  • Prints through very high mesh counts for minimum ink usage
  • Excellent printability with no viscosity modifications
  • Extremely soft hand feel that PVC inks cannot achieve
  • Blend 50/50 with Brite Discharge Base to create a brighter print up to 230mc in (91 mc cm)
  • CPSIA and HR4040 Compliant
  • Is “PVC Free”

Application:
Print through fine screen mesh up to 305 mc in (120 mc cm) when cured at 320°F (160°C), HM Discharge Base produces the softest prints achievable in textile screen printing today.

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

  •  HM Discharge Base 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 RV Additive 1-3% to reduce viscosity
  •  Use Discharge Agent up to 10% to activate

Technical Data Sheet

  •  Wet Ink Tack | Low
  •  After Flash Tack | Low
  •  Printability | Excellent
  •  Surface Appearance | Matte
  •  Opacity/Viscosity | Low/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 | 110-305 mc in (43-120 mc cm)
  •  Thinner | RV Additive
  •  Thickener | N/A
  •  Storage | 65°F to 95°F (18°C to 35°C). Avoid direct sun.
  •  Cleanup | Water and mild soap or detergent
  •  Color Range | Milky
  •  Substrate Type | Cotton
  •  Substrate Color(s) | Light, Medium and Dark Fabrics

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