$12.00 – $120.00
Hydrochromic Water Re-Active Ink is a white based hydro product meaning that when coming in contact with Water the chemical composition changes causing the Hydrochromic Ink to go from a white to a clear. When the Hydrochromic ink Paint dries it reverts back to its original white color, covering anything painted underneath.
We provide inks that are suitable to be applied to paper plastic, textiles. This ink is water based and is a very effective product for screen printing. Applications for Glomania Hydrochromic ink, whether it is for an advertising / promotional campaign or just craft art work there are plenty of uses from umbrellas to transport, rocks and garden décor Another way to step your creativity up a notch is by putting together a smart bathroom. Do just that by having hydrochromic-coated shower walls. This product is versatile enough for designing innovative eye-catching fashion: swimwear bags even nail art The ink is quite dense and can be thinned down to become more useable for other crafts projects not just screen printing by adding small amounts of water and mixing well. How to use Hydrochromic Inks. Screen Printing: Screen Numbers 80-200 mesh Screen Printing Plate water based Scraper 65 – 85c Polyurethane anti solvent scraper Approx 15sq mtr per KG of ink ( based 100 mesh plate) Printing Prep Process.: Make sure ink is completely stirred and mixed Continuous printing / screen printing. Should plates become blocked, wash with clear distilled water for best cleaning process Drying Times: Natural drying time varies depending on the following factors, Environment, Machinery, Process, Humidity and Temperature Can take 10 – 20 mins to dry In fact, it actually needs up to 2hrs to completely cure. To speed up drying times heat can be added through drying tubes or warm air blowers. Additives / Catalysts: Be careful to add small amounts of adhesive catalyst to get the correct adhesion for your project. ie 1% catalyst for outdoor environments and materials Product dries out within 6 – 8 months, by mixing small amounts of water to the Hydrochromic Ink you can rejuvenate its properties, however too much water and the Hydrochromic Ink will loose its ability to change. Crafting / Artwork: This item can be applied to most surfaces that come into contact with water. Airbrush, thin down the ink to make the viscosity suitable to be used through an airbrush. This ink will dry faster as only a thin layer will be applied. Do not leave the project to dry prior to applying other coats,. Although this is a thick based ink product do not apply it thick onto your artwork as this will become opaque when wet rather than clear.
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