Ecotex® Red Textile Emulsion by Screen Print Direct® is a pre-sensitized, fast exposing emulsion formulated for plastisol ink systems. The red textile emulsion is a ready-to-use emulsion that works great with a variety of light sources making it very easy to work with for any level of printer.
- Works with plastisol ink systems
- Pre-sensitized emulsion
- Easy to work with for all printers
- Virtually pinhole free
- Diazo not required
- 12-month shelf life
Emulsions can be tricky and if you still need help trying to find out which is right for you take a look at our emulsion guide - Which emulsion to use?
Application: Apply to clean, degreased and dried screen with a scoop coater. Be sure to use appropriate application techniques. It’s recommended you eliminate any UV light from entering the room and work under a yellow light.
Exposure times may vary, start using the times provided below and make adjustments to time if needed. Add an exposure calculator to help dial in exposure times.
- 10 - 12 seconds with LED Light
- 6.5 - 7 minutes with 500w Halogen Light
- 86 ° to 104 °F (30 ° to 40 °C)
- 30% to 50% humidity
- Good Air Circulation
Shelf Life & Storage:
- 12 months if not exposed to extreme weather conditions or exposed to light
- Mixed with diazo for water-based Inks: 1 weeks
- Prep your screen before coating with Ecotex® Hyper Haze
- Eliminate any UV light from entering the room and work under a yellow light.
- Use the sharp edge of your scoop coater
- Make sure screen is completely dry before coating emulsion
- Make sure emulsion is completely dry before printing
- Keep the emulsion lid on tight to preserve air and light leaks
- Gently mix the emulsion each time before use to help extend the life
- Write down the day you opened the emulsion on the bottle to better keep track of your chemicals.
- Keep in a cool area, emulsion will break down much faster in heat. Keeping emulsion in a fridge can help to give a slightly extended shelf life, however, emulsion that has gotten to the point of freezing will no longer work properly and must be replaced
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Excellent. Easy to use. Gave great details. 30 seconds to perfect
Love it, have gone through a couple tubs so far. I use UV light exposure unit and run it for 14.5 minutes with this emulsion. Washes out great, I have used it on print runs up around 100 units with no problems.
I ordered 2 quarts of Tex Red but only one was shipped. I emailed customer service and they immediately shipped out the second tub and I received it the next day. We all make mistakes , but I was super impressed how fast my problem was rectified. I will continue to use direct. Supper happy customer.
I'm a beginner, and I use DIY exposure unit. I need a pre-sensitized emulsion, and this product is good solution for my working system.