Matsui Foaming Base HT/Puff


Foaming Base HT is a high concentration foam/puff for creating 3D prints. You can blend “Neo Pigments” up to 15% directly in to the base to create a variety of colors.



SKU: MAT HT Foaming Base Category:


  • Easy to mix and print
  • Create thousands of color shades by adding up to 15% Neo Pigments
  • More heat and time in dryer create more loft
  • 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

Technical Specifications


Print through mesh up to 110 mc in (43 mc cm) when cured between 320°F-370°F (160°C-188°C), Foaming Base HT produces the softest prints achievable in textile screen printing today.

Special Recommendations:

Foaming Base HT should be mixed in clean vessels using clean mixing blades and utensils. Any contamination from other ink sources or non-approved additives could make Foaming Base HT 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 | Medium/Low
  • Bleed Resistance | None
  • Flash Temperature | 160°F (71°C)/decreases with deposit thickness
  • Cure Temperature | 320°F-370° (160°C-188°C)
  • Squeegee Hardness | Medium
  • Squeegee Blade | Sharp
  • Squeegee Angle | 45 degrees to screen
  • Squeegee Speed | Medium
  • Underlay | Substrate dependent
  • Emulsion | Direct or indirect
  • Mesh Count | 60-110 mc in (24-43 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 | Milky
  • Substrate Type | All
  • Substrate Color(s) | Light, Medium and Dark Fabrics


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