K2560 Infinite FX Suede Base
K2560 Infinite FX Suede Base - 1 Gallon
Wilflex™ Specialty Inks NATURAL SUEDE BASE is specifically formulated to produce a soft, suede or velvet finish that is highly durable. Natural Suede can be combined with other Infinite FX bases to simulate leather or other textured surfaces.
- Creates a printed graphic that feels like suede
- Use by itself or intermix with other Infinite FX Bases for unlimited design effects
- Tintable for infinite color combinations
- Suitable for high density or conventional flat screens
- Excellent adhesion to fabrics, stretch properties, and wash durability
- 100% cotton, cotton blends, some synthetics
- Counts: 86-230 t/in (34-91 t/cm)
- Tension: 25-35 n/cm
- Durometer: 60/90/60, 60-70
- Edge: Square, Sharp
- Stroke: Hard flood, Medium stroke
- *Do not use excess squeegee pressure
- Direct: 2 over 2
- Off Contact: 1/16” (.2cm)
- Emulsion Over Mesh: 15-20% or 200-400 micron
Flash & Cure Temperatures
- Flash: 220°F (105°C)
- Cure: 320°F (160°C)
- up to 10% Wilflex PC
- up to 15% Wilflex EQ
- up to 30% Wilflex MX/RIO
- up to 30% Union RFU Colors
- up to 15% Rutland C3 Boosters
- *All percentages listed at % by weight
Shipping & Storage
- 65-90°F (18-32°C)
- Avoid direct sunlight.
- Use within one year of receipt
- Ink degradent or press wash
- Use consistent, high-tensioned screen mesh and sharp edged squeegees for best print results. Recommended mesh counts can vary depending on particle size
- For best HD results, use open mesh counts with 200 - 400 micron capillary film and print-flash-print. Use a heavy flood to fully fill the open areas of the stencil with ink then print with medium squeegee pressure
- Best results when printed directly onto fabric
- Tintable with plastisol colorants. See Pigment Loading section for suggested starting tinting percentages. Reduce the amount of white colorant in the formula as specialty base will lighten the color
- Adjusting cure temperature and dwell time will yield a variety of textured effects
- Cure between 340-350°F (170-175°C) and increase dwell time to assure cure and to achieve desired cracking effect
- After the print is cooled, "crack by hand" by stretching the printed area for a custom distressed look
- Stir plastisols before printing.
- Do not dry clean, bleach or iron printed area.
- Perform fusion tests before production. Failure to cure ink properly can result in poor wash fastness, inferior adhesion and unacceptable durability. Gel and cure temperatures for ink should be measured using a Thermoprobe device placed directly in the wet ink film and verified on the substrate(s) and equipment to be used for production.
- It is the responsibility of the printer to determine that the correct ink has been selected for a specific substrate and the application processes meet the printer’s customer standards or specifications.
- Curing is the responsibility of each printer to confirm that the print is fully cured. PolyOne’s cure recommendations are not a guarantee or warranty, but merely suggested starting points for curing evaluations as explained above.
- When printing on garments that contain certain dyes, you must pre-test for the potential ghosting. Please refer to our website for more information on this issue.
- Wilflex products have been carefully designed to perform within a given viscosity range, and any dramatic change in viscosity is probable to result in a change in printing characteristics
- NON-CONTAMINATION OF EPIC INKS: Do not mix EPIC inks with inks, additives or extenders from other companies. All buckets, palette knives, stirring apparatus, squeegees, flood bars and screens must be cleaned properly and free of phthalates and pvc containing inks. Non-phthalate emulsions and pallet adhesives must be used. Failure to follow these precautions may cause phthalate contamination in violation of consumer protection laws and regulations.
- Any application not referred in this product information bulletin should be pre-tested or consultation sought with Wilflex Technical Services Department prior to printing.