Ecotex® Screen Printing Discharge Activator by Screen Print Direct® is used to activate water-based inks to discharge.
Stir in 3-5% depending on weight and mix well. Different percentages of the activator will affect the discharge results; increase or decrease depending on desired results. Mix only enough for current production requirements. Activated ink should be used within 8 hours.
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FREE CMS - Color Mixing System Program to be used with our Water Based Discharge Ink
For best results follow the steps below.
- Water-based printing: Our ink can be used straight out of the bottle as a traditional water-based ink. We recommend only doing this technique on light color garments.
- Discharge Printing: This ink can also be used as a discharge ink by adding the discharge powder. When using as a discharge ink, add enough discharge powder to the amount of ink you need for the print run. This will be somewhere in between 3-5% by weight. Mix thoroughly to make sure no chunks or grains are visible. Once the powder is added to the ink it will last for 8 hours.
- Activate just enough ink for the job at hand.
Recommended Clean Up:
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Product I ordered was exactly as advertised. Received it in a timely manner. Can’t complain about getting what was promised when it was promised by.
Works very well but smells horrible
thank you for the wonderful product. very happy with my purchase from screen print direct. i will definitely buy again!
i just bought a discharge white ink with the activator and i really like how it came out. nice and soft print on 100% cotton. i only use water based inks and this ink is great. i only wish it had the mixing instructions on the containers. they are on the website so i was able to get it with no problems. cant wait to get other colors.