ES0250 NPT Chino Base allows you to produce extremely soft  Tone-on-Tone prints. NPT Chino Base can be colored to your specifications by mixing up to 30% EB Color Concentrates with 70% NPT Chino Base. Print NPT Chino Base as a stand alone on dark garments to produce that “Toneon-Tone” look with a very soft hand. A variety of subdued looks can be printed .Prints through very high mesh counts for minimum ink usage.  Create that “worn and washed” look that your customers are asking ES0250 NPT Chino Base can be used as a curable reducer or soft-hand base for non-phthalate plastisol applications.


  • Easy to mix and print.
  • Excellent printability with no viscosity modifications.
  • Extremely soft and supple to the touch.
  • Create that “worn and washed” look.
  • ES0250 NPT Chino Base can be used as a curable reducer for non-phthalate plastisol applications.


Prints through very fine screen mesh of 305 t/in (120 t/cm). NPT Chino Base will have excellent wash and wear qualities when cured at 320ºF (160ºC.) . Create many colors by adding up to 30% EB Color Concentrates. Use the M2007 Software for thousands of formulas.


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 Rutland™ test positive for the restricted phthalates. 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 Rutland™ 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: ES0250
Industry: Inks
Application: Screen Printing
Category: Specialty Inks
Sub Category: Base
Chemistry: Plastisol
Substrate(s): Cotton
Best Used By: 12 months
Certification(s): ISO9001


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


Viscosity: Low
Coverage: Low Opacity
Printability: Excellent for fast production
After Flash Tack: Low


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


Mesh: 305
Emulsion Types: Capillary film, Direct
Cleanup: Press Wash or Ink Degrader


Extender: Not recommended
Thickener: Not recommended
Thinner: Not recommended


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