Screen Printing Products

Water Based Discharge Ink ( Soft Hand)

HM Discharge Base

What is HM Discharge (Soft Hand, High Mesh, Vintage Look)?

HM Discharge Base is a high mesh discharge mixing base that can be blended with “Neo Pigments” up to 15% to achieve an extremely soft hand feel. Great for achieving halftone discharge prints. Use with Matsui CMS (Color Matching System) to create Pantone® colors.


-Easy to mix and print

-Create thousands of color shades by adding up to 15 % Neo Pigments

-Prints through very high mesh counts for minimum ink usage

-Excellent printability with no viscosity modifications

-Extremely soft hand feel that PVC inks cannot achieve

-Blend 50/50 with Brite Discharge Base to create a brighter print up to 230mc in (91 mc cm)
-Is “PVC Free”

Special Recommendations

HM Discharge Base should be mixed in clean vessels using clean mixing blades and utensils. Any contamination from other ink sources or non-approved additives could make HM Discharge Base test positive for restricted PVC’s.

-HM Discharge Base can be dry cleaned or ironed

-Use Retarder MG 1-5% to help with open time in the screenUse Fixer WF - N 1- 5% to help with wash fastness

-Use Softener MG 1-4% to help penetrate in to the garmentUse RV Additive 1 - 3% to reduce viscosity

-Use Discharge Agent up to 10% to activate