Matsui Gold Shimmer 620 Water Base Ink – Soft Metallic Brilliance


Introducing Matsui Gold Shimmer 620 Water Base Screen Printing Ink – a radiant and captivating addition to your screen printing palette. Elevate your designs with the enchanting brilliance of gold shimmer, creating eye-catching prints that exude elegance and sophistication.

Matsui Gold Shimmer 620 is a premium water-based ink that delivers exceptional performance and versatility. Its unique formulation allows for easy mixing and smooth printing, making it a delight for both beginners and seasoned screen printers. Achieve thousands of mesmerizing shades by combining this ink with “Neo Pigments,” opening up a world of creative possibilities for your designs.

Experience the magic of Matsui Gold Shimmer 620 as it gracefully adorns a wide range of fabrics, including cotton and blends. Its water-based composition ensures an exceptionally soft hand feel that surpasses traditional PVC inks, making your prints a pleasure to touch and wear.

Crafted with precision and adhering to the highest industry standards, Matsui Gold Shimmer 620 is also environmentally safe and “PVC Free,” giving you the confidence to create without compromising sustainability.

Whether you’re working on fashion-forward garments, stylish accessories, or captivating artwork, Matsui Gold Shimmer 620 Water Base Screen Printing Ink is the perfect choice to add a touch of glamour and luxury to your creations. Embrace the brilliance of gold and transform your prints into extraordinary works of art with Matsui Gold Shimmer 620.


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Matsui Gold Shimmer 620 Water Base Screen Printing Ink offers a dazzling array of key features, making it the ultimate choice for adding a touch of luxury to your screen printing projects:

  1. Easy Mixing and Printing: Enjoy effortless ink preparation and printing with Matsui Gold Shimmer 620. Its smooth consistency ensures a seamless printing experience, while the ink remains untarnished even after multiple washes, maintaining its brilliant shine.
  2. Versatile Color Options: Unlock a world of creativity with this ink’s ability to create multiple colors by tinting it up to 5% with Neo Pigments. Explore an extensive spectrum of captivating shades to elevate your designs.
  3. Superior Printability: Matsui Gold Shimmer 620 offers excellent printability with no need for viscosity modifications. Achieve sharp and precise designs with ease, allowing your prints to stand out with unparalleled brilliance.
  4. Exceptionally Soft Hand Feel: Immerse yourself in the world of luxury with the ink’s unmatched softness. Unlike PVC inks, Matsui Gold Shimmer 620 ensures an incredibly soft and comfortable feel, elevating the wearability of your garments.
  5. Certified Safety: Rest assured with the ink’s certifications, including OEKO-TEX® Standard 100, CPSIA, and HR4040 compliance. These certifications guarantee that the ink meets strict safety and environmental standards, making it a sustainable and safe choice for your projects.
  6. PVC Free and Environmentally Friendly: Embrace eco-conscious printing with Matsui Gold Shimmer 620, as it is entirely “PVC Free” and environmentally safe. Leave a positive impact on the environment while creating stunning and sustainable designs.

Elevate your screen printing to new heights with Matsui Gold Shimmer 620 Water Base Screen Printing Ink. Discover the ease of use, brilliant color options, and unmatched softness that sets this ink apart from the rest. Let your designs shimmer with sophistication and elegance, while contributing to a more sustainable future with this environmentally responsible choice.

Technical Specifications

Technical Specifications – Matsui Gold Shimmer 620 Water Base Screen Printing Ink:

Product Information:

  • Provides a decorative metallic finish on various substrates:
    • Cotton
    • Cotton/polyester blends
    • Cotton/rayon blends

Application Information:

  • Mesh: Recommended mesh count of 80 – 120/inch (31-47/cm) for optimal results.
  • Stencil: Use a water-proof direct emulsion or capillary film for precise stencils.
  • Squeegee: Utilize a square-edge, 60-80 durometer blade for smooth application.
  • Printing: Print directly or mix with 301 Neo pigments for versatility on white and colored fabrics.
  • Drying: Cure for 2.5 to 3 minutes at 320°F (160°C) or use an air flow dryer for efficient curing.
  • Clean up: Easily clean with water and mild soap or detergent.

Special Recommendations:

  • Metallic Binder 301 should be mixed in clean vessels using clean mixing blades and utensils to avoid contamination.
  • Metallic Binder 301 is compatible with dry cleaning and ironing processes.
  • For enhanced performance, consider using Retarder MG (1-5%) to extend open time in the screen.
  • Improve wash fastness with Fixer WF-N (1-5%).
  • Enhance ink penetration into the garment with Softener MG (1-4%).
  • Achieve desired ink thickness with Thickener B (.25-1%).
  • Reduce ink viscosity using RV Additive (1-3%).

For added convenience and consistent results, consider using Matsui Quick Additive (6-9%). This all-in-one solution includes all three additives (Retarder, Fixer N, and Softener) in a balanced blend, streamlining the ink-mixing process and ensuring optimal printability. The Matsui Quick Additive provides a hassle-free way to achieve the desired characteristics in your prints, making it a preferred choice for efficient and exceptional screen printing results.

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: 86-110 mc in (34-43 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: Pearlescent
  • Substrate Type: All
  • Substrate Color(s): Light, Medium, and Dark Fabrics

Regulatory Compliance:

  • Matsui Shikiso Chemical Co, LTD attests to compliance with major regulated substances.
  • Meets strict requirements for various substances, including formaldehyde, heavy metals, phthalate content, organotin compounds, carcinogens, allergens, and more.
  • Matsui products are manufactured under strict quality control, with no intentional use of heavy metals or raw materials containing them.
  • Official tests are not conducted on each raw material purchased by Matsui, and the possibility of micro-level contamination by other factors exists. However, products remain compliant with regulatory standards.

Experience the brilliance and sophistication of Matsui Gold Shimmer 620 Water Base Screen Printing Ink. With its easy mixing and printing, unmatched softness, and compliance with safety regulations, this ink promises exceptional results on various fabrics. Create captivating metallic finishes that impress and endure, making your designs shine with excellence.

Note: The printer must test the ink before a production run. River City Supply and affiliates are not responsible for dye migration or misuse of this product. It is imperative for the printer to test and ensure the ink is properly cured and opaque enough to prevent dye migration on particular fabrics.


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