PFL Ink

201819 Description. Non Hazardous solvent based Thermoset ink paste.. Highly wash resistant ink for Printed Fabric Labels (PFL). Single pack Ink (2-pack Upgrade available). Conforms to garment manufacturer requirements

Suitable Substrates

. Poly Cottn                             . Poly Urethane                       . Organza                     . Tyvek

. Polyester Satin                     . Polyester Taffeta                  . Acetate Satin

. Coated Nylon                        . Taffeta (PU & Acrylic)         . 100% Cotton

Suitable Machinery

The Focus fabric presses and all other know makes of rotary fabric printing presses.

Benefits

The Impress Textile Inks have been formulated to produce durable and wash resistant Printed Fabric Labels (PFL)

. SGS Wash Resistance up to 90∘C (color dependent)                     . AATCC 8 Wet / Dry Rub properties

. Dry Cleanable (color dependent)                                                        . V.O.C. Free

. OEKOTEX 100 Class 1 certified (printed onto Polyester Satin)   . ENZYME washable as single pack ink

. Excellent Cut & Fold properties                                                           . C15 (M&S) standard wash (two pack)

. AATCC61 wash standards                                                     . Conforms to most Restricted Substances Lists

Usage Single Pack Ink

. Impress Textile ink is supplied single-pack and ready to use, but should be thoroughly mixed prior to use

. Place the ink into the duct on the machine, adjust machine settings and commence printing.

. If ink is too thick add up to 20% Reducer

. If ink is drying too quick add up to 5% Retarder

. If ink is drying too slowly add up to 5% Accelerator

. Heat cure printed fabric/substrate roll for 125 Celsius for 3-4 Hours. Taffeta’s can be Heat cured at 90 Celsius for 3-4 Hours due to fabric stability. Heat cure in a thermostatically controlled oven with adequate ventilation & extraction.

Usage Two Pack Ink (Increased Resistances)

. Add 10% Hardener to desired ink to be used for production and mix well

. Place the ink into the duct on the machine, adjust machine settings and commence printing.. If ink is too thick add up to 20% Reducer

. If ink is drying too quick add up to 5% Retarder

. If ink is drying too slowly add up to 5% Accelerator

. Heat cure printed fabric/substrate roll for 125 Celsius for 3-4 Hours. Taffeta’s can be Heat cured at 90 Celsius for 3-4 Hours due to fabric stability. Heat cure in a thermostatically controlled oven with adequate ventilation & extraction.

. Where no heat curing is possibly/available, Printed Fabric Label can be store at room temperature for 14 days to achieve 75% resistance of the “cured” Printed Fabric Labels.

. The pot life if the ink will be 2-6 hours dependent on temperature and humidity levels. It is of upmost importance that the machine parts e.g. Anilox Roller, Polymer plates etc as thoroughly cleaned after use with Cleaner as the two pack ink will irreversibly harden.

Please email to ronald@impressprinting.com.hk for more details