SE Series Special Effects Plastisol Textile Inks

Application:

  • Fashion designs, unusual effects
  • Recommended to be printed on light, medium, and dark color textiles of cotton or cotton/polyester blends

Advantages:

  • Broad line of special effects plastisol inks
  • Easy printing on manual or automatic equipment
  • Creamy consistency and clean release from the screen.

Information

The SE series Special Effects plastisol inks are and extensive line of “looks” which include metallics, glitters, fluorescents, process colors, and holographic inks.

Below is a short description of the most popular inks. The possibilities are endless. For further information or technical assistance contact Inktek or your local distributor.

Metallics:
There are 2 standard non-tarnishing metallics available as follows: SE904 Gold and SE909 Platinum. These metallics will cover lights or darks without under printing. Other colors may be available upon request.

Fluorescents:
Eight colors are offered in two series, HO and HS. Refer to current Inktek color card for specific colors.

Process Colors:
Four soft hand, non-build-up colors are available for four-color process designs in SE and HS series. These inks may also be used to tone SE or HO series inks. Other colors may be available upon request.

Item Mesh Count Extender Base
Metallics 60 - 125 SE014
Fluorescents 60 - 200 SE014, HO044
Process Colors 305 - 355 SE014

Fusion:

SE series plastisol inks are recommended to be fused at 325°F. Many of the SE series inks rely upon gloss and clarity for their best effect. In general, gloss and clarity increase with degree of fusion. Therefore, under cured designs will not utilize the special effect to its utmost. Remember that plastisol fusion is a time-temperature process.

Clean Up:

Mineral spirits, etc.

Packaging:

  • 1 gallon pails
  • 5 gallon pails
  • 30 gallon drum
  • 50 gallon drums
Always pretest ink and fabric under normal plant conditions before starting a production run.