Screen Printing Products

Water Base Special Effects


Crack Base

What is Crack Base?

Binder CB/Crack Base is a semi-opaque base that creates a unique crack weathered effect.


-Easy to mix and print

-Can be tinted with “Neo Pigments ” to create vivid colors

-Can be printed on top of white underlay to accentuate cracks

0Excellent printability with no viscosity modifications

-Thicker ink deposit is recommended for best results

-Is “PVC Free” and environmentally safe

Special Recommendations

Binder Base/Crack 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 Binder Base/Crack Base test positive for restricted PVC’s.

-Use Retarder MG 1-5% to help with open time in the screen

-Use Fixer WF-N 1-5% to help with wash fastness

-Use Softener MG 1-4% to help penetrate in to the garment

-Use Thickener B .25-1% to help thicken the ink

-Use RV Additive 1- 3% to reduce viscosity