Screen Printing - August/September 2017 - 16
INTERNATIONAL COATINGS COMPANY
INK FOR DARK GARMENTS
International Coatings has launched
the 6100 Super Opaque Series of direct
print plastisol ink. The non-ghosting
6100 series is phthalate-free and
designed for application on dark
garments without use of an underbase.
The ink can also be printed on light
garments with a higher mesh count or
reduced for soft-hand, opaque prints.
The 6100 Super Opaque Series is
engineered as a low-build, low-tack,
smooth ink for automatic and manual
presses. Available in 18 colors.
5 NEW PRINTABLE FABRICS
Fisher Textiles has launched five new
printable fabric media. All products
listed are flame-retardant.
n GF 1607 Brushed Knit: a dye
sub transfer material for home
furnishing applications available in
n GF 7428 BA Knit: a 100% polyester
fabric compatible with dye sub transfer
and UV inks for printing architectural
displays and exhibit graphics; meets
NFPA 701 and Class A standards under
ASTM E84; offered in 192-in. rolls
n 7777 Casino Suede: treated with a
water-resistant coating for applications
such as gaming tables, home furnishings,
and upholstery; a 72-in. 100% polyester
material compatible with dye sub
transfer printing; meets NFPA 701
n DD 7800 Stretch: designed for
stretch displays, backdrops, and SEG
and tension displays; printable with
direct dye sub inks and stocked at 125
in.; meets NFPA 701
n GF 4600 Black Stretch: a stretch
fabric featuring a black liner for
light-blocking applications; meets
NFPA 701; available in 125-in. widths
In addition, the company's GF 1010
Element awning fabric and DD 3268
Econo Knit for table throws, retail
displays, and more, are now available
in 125-in. widths.
AWT World Trade has launched a line of
all-purpose ink spatulas with stainless
steel, semi-flexible blades; contoured
rosewood handles; and brass rivets.
Available in boxes of six with blade
lengths ranging from 4 to 14 in.
SATIN TRANSFER MEDIA
Roland has introduced HeatSoft Satin
media for heat transfer applications.
The polyurethane material can
reportedly be used to transfer images
to cotton, polyester, and poly-blends
without the use of a squeegee. It is