R2O CMS Water Based Violet Water Based Pigment
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The R2O CMS is a water based color mixing system for brilliant and correct color matches. When combined with a general purpose base or Discharge base, the result is bright, vivid colors with an amazingly soft feel. When printing on white 100% cotton fabrics the cost per print is less than that of plastisol. This is a PVC free pigment system designed for printing on 100% cotton fabrics. Perfect for an expanding screen printing shop, the R2O CMS Pigment Mixing System will give you flexibility to offer your customers a super soft retail type print with the color match of their choice!
Screens must be coated with a water-resistant emulsion to prevent stencil breakdown on press. Post-hardening the stencil is recommended for long print runs. Mix 10% pigment to 90% base or mix according to pantone formulations provided in our mixing software. We recommend using Water Base and Discharge Reducer/Retarder to thin and slow down the air drying process of the ink.
Print wet-on-wet without flash curing. Misting the on-press screens occasionally with water during long print runs is helpful. Degree of color/wash fastness is dependent on proper curing.
156 to 305t/in. The mesh count being used will determine how much squeegee pressure should be used.
60-80 Durometer or 70/90/70 triple durometer. Typically heavy squeegee pressure is preferred.
Use WBP or any standard water based emulsion
Minimum of 90 seconds at 320°F. Ideally for 2-3 minutes at 340-350°F High volume forced air is recommend during curing. Proper curing is extremely important.For fast and easy curing, take a look at our conveyor and flash dryers.