Screen Printing Products

Water Base Special Effects


Crack Base HO

What is Crack Base HO?

Crack Binder 812/Crack Base HO is a high opaque base that creates a unique crack weathered effect.


-Easy to mix and print

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

-Should be printed on top of underlay to accentuate cracks

-Excellent printability with no viscosity modifications

-Thicker ink deposit is recommended for best results

-Is “PVC Free” and environmentally safe

Special Recommendations

Crack Binder 812/Crack Base HO should be mixed in clean vessels using clean mixing blades and utensils. Any contamination from other ink sources or non-approved additives could make Crack Binder 812/Crack Base HO 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 achieve softer hand feel

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

-Use RV Additive 1-3% to reduce viscosity