EKO mixing inks are plastisol-like PVC-free ink matching system belonging to the EKO series from Rutland. It is a combination of 14 RFU mixing primaries plus and extender base that when mixed together simulates PANTONE® colors quickly and accurately.Will not dry in screens.


  • Easy to mix and print.
  • Very good supple print with ability to stretch and regain its original shape.
  • Passes all requirements for major brand RSL and government regulations.
  • No PVC, no lead, no phthalates, no formaldehyde, no APEO's. Passes major brand durability testing including 5 x 60 wash test.


EKO Mixing inks can print directly onto 100% Cotton or over Barrier Black underlay for Polyester fabrics. EKO RFU Mixing Colors:

RS1028 EKO Violet
RS2029 EKO Blue RQ
RS2030 EKO Blue 1500
RS2032 EKO Blue B
RS3031 EKO Green
RS4019 EKO Fluo Yellow
RS4021 EKO Lemon NM
RS4022 EKO Yellow
RS5023 EKO Fluo Orange
RS6024 EKO Red NM
RS6025 EKO Fluo Rose
RS6026 EKO Fluo Fuchsia
RS6027 EKO Magenta NM
RS8033 EKO Black

- The formulations of all EKO ink mixtures of Rutland only produce simulation for Pantone® Colors. The accuracy of the colors may be affected due the choice of the ink film on thickness, opacity, metamerism and whether its formulated for an underlay or not. - It is necessary to stir the product before printing. - Do not dry clean, bleach, or iron the printed image


Rutland Plastic Technologies does not knowingly add plasticizers containing the phthalates listed and outlined in California Bill 1108, CPSIA HR-4040 and Oeko-tex Standard 100. The plasticizers identified may include di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), dibutyl phthalate (DBP), benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP), diisononyl phthalate (DINP), diisodecyl phthalate (DIDP), di-n-octyl phthalate (DnOP), (DIBP) Di-iso-butyl, and (DMP) Dimethylphthalate, including esters of ortho-phthalic acid and are not direct ingredients in the manufacture of Claira High Opacity Non-Phthalate Inks. Rutland Plastic Technologies does not test the final product for amounts of the aforementioned phthalate plasticizers and esters and encourages all users to conduct testing for their intended use.

Disclaimer: Not all Rutland products are available in every country. Please check with your local representative for availability. The data presented in this leaflet are in accordance with the present state of our knowledge, but do not absolve the user from carefully checking all supplies immediately on receipt. We reserve the right to alter product constants within the scope of technical progress or new developments. The recommendations made in this leaflet should be checked by preliminary trials because of conditions during processing over which we have no control. Recommendations for use do not constitute a warranty, either express or implied, of the fitness or suitability of the products for a particular purpose.

Product Overview:

Brand: Rutland
Product Code: RS2030
Industry: Inks
Application: Screen Printing
Category: Mixing Inks
Chemistry: EKO
Substrate(s): Cotton
Best Used By: 12 months
Certification(s): ISO9001


Fusion Temperature: 320°F
Fusion Time Other: Ink film reaches 320 f. (160 C.)
Gel Point: 150°F


Viscosity: Medium
Finish: Matte Finish, Soft Hand
Coverage: High Opacity
Printability: Excellent for fast production
After Flash Tack: Low


Profile: Square
Type: Polyurethane
Angle: 10° - 20°
Speed: Medium/High


Mesh: 83-200 mc in (32-77 mc cm)
Screen Tension: As recommended for mesh
Flood Stroke: Load ink into mesh opening
Underlay: Black Barrier on 100% Polyester
Emulsion Types: Direct, Non-phthalate compliant
Cleanup: Bio-degradable screen wash


Thinner: RS0002 EKO Viscosity Reducer


Storage Temperature: 65°F - 95°F (18°C - 35°C)
Storage Notes: Store in a closed container.