40000 Series AIR DRY Gloss Vinyl Screen Printing Ink - Gallon
Ideal for most flexible vinyl stocks
Exceptional Adhesion onto most Hard PVC and pressure sensitive vinyls
Very Mild Odor-No Aggressive Solvent
Exterior Durability (Long Lasting Protection)
In compliance with California Prop. 65 and RoHs
Most Vinyl Substrates, Rigid PVC. Pressure-Sensitive Decals,
Coated Polyester (Mylar®).
Certain Vinyl Plastic Coatings Moldings, Castings, and Extrusions may contain (incompatible materials with 40000 Series ink.
DESCRIPTION: 40000 Series screen ink is formulated for a wide variety of High Plasticized Vinyl Substrates.
40000 Series has excellent print quality with high opacity.
Note: Pre-test on actual substrate before any full production run.
FINISH: Gloss finish.
COLORS: Available in opaque and transparent colors.
COVERAGE: Approximately 1000 square feet (101 m2) per gallon through mesh count 250 (100T European) monofilament polyester.
SCREEN FABRIC: Mesh counts 230- 280 (92T-112T/cm European) monofilament polyester.
Dual-sensitized direct method photo emulsion (OPTIMA EM-500) or SBQ pre-sensitized photo emulsion or equivalent.
Also, any solvent-resistant film or photo emulsion.
DRYING: By solvent evaporation.
Airdry: in approximately 20-30 min.
Jetdry: in 40 to 60 seconds at 150° to 180°F (37°C to 83°C).
To extend color and/or reduce pigmentation, add 40928 Match Base. For printing fine details, add 40PC850 Halftone Base.
To improve ink flow, add 1/2%-1% (by weight) FA-011 Flow Agent
For best printing results, 40000 Series should be reduced 5-10% (by weight) with T-182 or T-920 or T975
To prevent ink drying under hot & humid conditions, add 3-5% (by weight) T-922 or T-934B (use sparingly).
QUICK GUIDE FOR INK MODIFICATION
T-182 or T-920 or T-975 5-10%
T-922 or T 934B 3-5%
FA-011 1/2 to 1%
(All mixing proportions by weight)
T-902 or T-911 or T925 Wash-up
SC-500 Bio. Wash-up
SC-510 Instant Bio. Wash-up
1-quart (0.945 Liter),
1-gallon (3.78 Liter), containers.
SAFETY & HANDLING: Refer to Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for complete information.