Screen Printing Products

Water Base Special Effects

Moisture Activated Ink

Hydrochromic White

What is Hyrdrochromic White?

Hydrochromic White is a water sensitive base that disappears when wet and reappears when dried.


-Easy to mix and print

-Can be printed over a design to conceal it. Once the print is wet the design
will appear

-Can be mixed with Neo Pigments to create pastel colors, after cure when
color is wet Hydrochromic White disappears leaving color only

-Excellent printability with no viscosity modifications

-Extremely soft hand feel that PVC inks cannot achieve

-OEKO-TEX® Compliant, CPSIA and HR4040 Compliant

-Is “PVC Free” and environmentally safe

Special Recommendations

Hydrochromic White should be mixed in clean vessels using clean mixing blades and utensils. Any contamination from other ink sources or non-approved additives could make Hydrochromic White 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