EV OPAQUE BASE

EV0541 EV HO Base is formulated as a press-ready non-phthalate plastisol base for mixing colors using C3 NPT Color Boosters and printing on 100% Cotton or over a NPT low bleed underlay when printing on poly/cotton blends.Short body and very low wet tack for easy printing with no build-up.Fast shearing action means higher press speeds.Easy to use, helps maintain printable viscosity when mixed with EB color concentrates.Formulated to meet the Non-Phthalate regulations

Instructions:

Mix EV0541 EV HO Base with C3 Color Boosters and print directly onto substrates. EV0541 is normally printed through mesh ranges from 86-280 mc in. (34-110 mc. CM.) Recommend 70-80 Durometer squeegee with sharp edge for maximum definition. Proper cure is achieved when garment reaches 320ºF (160°C.).

Recommendation:

Claira Colors™, bases, modifiers and additives should be mixed in clean vessels using clean mixer blades and utensils. Any contamination from other ink sources or non approved additives could make Claira Colors™ test positive for the restricted phthalates. Do not dry clean, bleach, or iron the printed image.

Statement:

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: EV0541
Industry: Inks
Application: Screen Printing
Category: Mixing Inks
Sub Category: Base
Chemistry: Plastisol
Substrate(s): Cotton
Best Used By: 12 months
Certification(s): ISO9001

Curing:

Fusion Temperature: 320°F
Gel Point: 160°F

Performance:

Viscosity: High
Coverage: High Opacity
After Flash Tack: Low

Squeegee:

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

Screen:

Mesh: 86 to 280
Screen Tension:
Underlay: NPT Whites
Cleanup: Non-Phthalate screen wash

Additives:

Thickener: M00010 Thickener #10

Storage:

Storage Temperature: 65°F - 95°F (18°C - 35°C)
Storage Notes: Avoid direct sun.