Matsui Phantom Clear Disappearing Water Based Ink – Invisible Design Appears When Wet


Unleash the Enigmatic Magic of Matsui Phantom Clear – a Top Choice for Workout Shirts and Gyms!

Matsui Phantom Clear is a sought-after ink known for its unique and captivating qualities. This extraordinary ink goes on clear and remains undetectable, making it a popular choice for workout shirts, gym apparel, and more. But that’s not all – the true marvel lies in its mesmerizing effect on compatible fabrics that darken with moisture.

Imagine the intrigue as the printed image, hidden from view at first, slowly emerges when the fabric surrounding it reacts to moisture. The magical transformation adds an element of surprise and fascination, making Phantom Clear the go-to option for fitness enthusiasts and gyms looking to elevate their apparel game.

Designed to work seamlessly with all colored fabrics, Phantom Clear bestows a mysterious touch to your designs, turning each workout shirt into an enchanting canvas of artistry. Whether you’re designing for athletic wear or gym merch, this ink will captivate your audience, leaving them in awe of your creativity.

Experience the allure of the hidden and the thrill of the revealed with Matsui Phantom Clear. Illuminate your designs with this magical ink, and watch your workout shirts and gym apparel come to life with an enchanting touch. Elevate your brand, captivate your customers, and let the magic of Phantom Clear leave a lasting impression.



Key Features of Matsui Phantom Clear:

  1. Disappearing Effect: Phantom Clear is an ink that goes on clear and undetectable, but its magic lies in its ability to reveal the printed image when the fabric around it gets darker due to moisture. This unique disappearing effect adds an element of surprise and intrigue to your prints.
  2. Soft and Matte Finish: Achieve the softest prints possible in textile screen printing with Phantom Clear. It leaves behind a luxurious matte surface that enhances the overall look and feel of the fabric.
  3. Versatile Application: Phantom Clear can be printed through fine screen mesh up to 120 mc in (47 mc cm), allowing for detailed and intricate designs on various fabric types.
  4. Color Compatibility: This ink works with all colored fabrics that darken with moisture, making it perfect for creating captivating designs that come to life when exposed to wet conditions.
  5. Easy to Use: Easy to mix and print, Phantom Clear does not require viscosity modifications, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free printing process.
  6. Environmentally Safe: As with all Matsui inks, Phantom Clear is “PVC Free” and environmentally safe, complying with regulatory standards and ensuring a sustainable printing solution.
  7. Perfect for Active Wear: Phantom Clear is particularly popular for workout shirts, gyms, and athletic apparel, where the disappearing effect adds a playful touch and captivates the wearer and onlookers alike.
  8. OEKO-TEX® Compliant: This ink is tested and certified to be free from harmful substances, meeting the stringent standards of OEKO-TEX®.

With Matsui Phantom Clear, unleash your creativity and add a touch of magic to your textile prints, leaving a lasting impression on your customers and users. Experience the wonder of Phantom Clear and create designs that are as captivating as they are unique.

Technical Specifications

Technical Specifications for Matsui Phantom Clear:


  • Print through fine screen mesh up to 120 mc in (47 mc cm) when cured at 320°F (160°C).
  • Phantom Clear produces the softest prints achievable in textile screen printing today.

Special Recommendations:

  • Phantom Clear should be mixed in clean vessels using clean mixing blades and utensils to avoid contamination.
  • Any contamination from other ink sources or non-approved additives could make Phantom Clear test positive for restricted PVC’s.
  • This ink can be safely dry cleaned or ironed for added convenience.

Recommended Additives:

  • Use Retarder MG 1-5% to extend open time in the screen.
  • Use Fixer WF-N 1-5% to enhance wash fastness.
  • Use Softener MG 1-4% to aid in garment penetration.
  • Use Thickener B .25-1% to 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 (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: 86-120 mc in (34-47 mc cm)
  • Thinner: RV Additive
  • Thickener: Thickener B


  • Store Phantom Clear between 65°F to 95°F (18°C to 35°C).
  • Avoid direct sun exposure.


  • Clean up with water and mild soap or detergent.

Color Range:

  • Clear

Substrate Type:

  • Suitable for all fabric types.

Substrate Color(s):

  • Ideal for light and medium fabrics.

Matsui Phantom Clear presents a world of possibilities for textile screen printing. Achieve unparalleled softness, exquisite prints, and a remarkable matte appearance. With its versatile application and unique disappearing effect on moisture, this environmentally safe and PVC-free ink is an exceptional choice for workout shirts, gyms, and various other textile creations. Unlock the enchantment of Phantom Clear and bring a touch of magic to your prints today.

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