Textile

Chromaline knows that today’s Textile printers are looking for stencil systems that go beyond ink resistance and on-press durability—screen making and screen turn-around are just as important. With steady growth and plenty of competition, Textile printers need emulsion solutions that can lower costs, increase efficiency, and help deliver a greater volume of high quality products than their competitors. Click Here for a printable pdf on textile printing.

Today’s textile emulsions require:

 Excellent build-up ➙ to make the stencil with fewer passes
 Wide exposure latitude ➙ for predictable, repeatable imaging
 Fast drying and exposure ➙ to decrease screen-making time
 Easy, stain-free reclaiming ➙ for quick turns, and long screen life
 Excellent price-performance ratio ➙ required by this competitive industry


Selecting the Right Stencil

Stencil selection will always play an important role in the success of each textile job—from fine, detailed halftones and text, to ink deposit and opacity requirements, using the right emulsion for your textile application can make the difference.

Contact Chromaline’s Technical Specialists and Experienced Sales Representatives to help you find the optimum stencil system for your unique or challenging textile application.

With years of product research and development, Chromaline Labs™ has assembled a comprehensive product range for textiles, with solutions that will fit your screen printing needs.

Use the table (right) to select the appropriate Chromaline emulsion for your textile application.

The Basics of Textile Printing

Learn about specific Chromaline products that are guaranteed to improve any textile printing operation. From direct emulsions, to presensitized film, and pallet adhesives to inkjet film for photo positives, and more. Read this helpful information to improve your textile printing process.

Textile Selection Chart

Ink Application Type Direct Emulsion Capillary Film
Water-based inks For soft-hand prints on light-colored fabrics Water-based CP Tex Diazo*
UDC-ACE Dual-Cure
Max-R Dual-Cure
Magna/Cure® Dual-Cure
Discharge inks For soft-hand prints on dark fabrics Water-based CP Tex Diazo*
UDC-ACE Dual-Cure
Max-R Dual-Cure
Magna/Cure® Dual-Cure
Plastisol inks For use on multi-color cotton, polyester, nylon and Lycra® fabrics Plastisol CP Tex Diazo*
CP2™ Diazo
UDC-2 Dual-Cure
UDC-HV Dual-Cure
UDC-ACE Dual-cure*
Max-R Dual-Cure
Razor® Fusion Photopolymer*
CT-R Photopolymer*
Chroma/Tech® PL Photopolymer
Chromablue® Photopolymer
DTS Z1 Photopolymer*
Pro/Cap® Diazo
Pro/Cap TD® Diazo
Magna/Cure® Dual-Cure
Razor® Photopolymer*
Glitter/Metallic/ Reflective inks Special effect applications Plastisol CP Tex Diazo
CP2™ Diazo
UDC-2 Dual-Cure
UDC-HV Dual-Cure
UDC-ACE Dual-cure*
Max-R Dual-Cure
Razor® Fusion Photopolymer*
CT-R Photopolymer*
Chroma/Tech® PL Photopolymer
Chromablue® Photopolymer
DTS Z1 Photopolymer*
Pro/Cap® Diazo
Pro/Cap TD® Diazo
Magna/Cure® Dual-Cure
Razor® Photopolymer*
High-Density Inks For creating 3D effects Plastisol Chromablue® Photopolymer
Chroma/Tech® PL Photopolymer
CT-R Photopolymer*
Super PHAT Photopolymer with UDC-ACE
Glue/Adhesive Inks For embellishment adhesion: foil, transfers, sequins, caviar beads, patches, flocking Plastisol or 2-Part Chromablue® Photopolymer
Chroma/Tech® PL Photopolymer
CT-R Photopolymer*
Super PHAT Photopolymer with UDC-ACE

*Recommended for high-resolution Images
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