The Texsource GEN
series of screen printing inks represent many years of garment printing
experience and the very latest in plastisol ink technology and
formulations to bring you the very best private label ink on the
General Purpose (GEN) plastisol screen printing inks have been
specifically formulated for high productivity wet-on-wet printing.
Although most GEN inks are opaque, optimum opacity can achieved with
Super Opaque (SO) Inks. GEN inks have excellent printability. GEN inks
also may be used to print conventional cold peel transfers.
GEN series inks are best suited for 100% cotton and cotton blend shirts
(50/50). Excellent results can also be seen on newer Tri-Blend shirts,
although depending on ink and substrate color an underbase print may be
beneficial. They are equally at home on small manual presses or larger
production automatic presses.
curing times and temperatures will vary depending on equipment,
substrate, and environment, a general guideline would be to set curing
temperature to 320f with an approximate dwell time of 60 seconds.
GEN series of inks can be used with a variety of common additives such
as reducers, stretch, puff, thickener, etc. Refer to mixing
instructions from your additive supplier for proper mixing ratios and
GEN series of inks can be used with all reputable emulsion brands that
are for use with plastisol inks. This includes dual cure, diazo, and
GEN series inks are easy to clean with most brands of screen wash or
ink remover products. As always, use proper safety procedures when
handling ink or chemical products including proper hand and eye