International Coatings 3801 Plastisol Foil Adhesive

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3801 Plastisol Foil Adhesive

  • Clear plastisol adhesive used to produce brilliant metallic foil designs on textiles
  • The adhesive can be printed directly onto the fabric and the foil applied to the dried adhesive. The adhesive can also be printed directly on the foil as a conventional transfer would be printed (mirror image)
  • May be applied to light or dark fabrics


RECOMMENDED FABRICS 

100% Cotton and some cotton/polyester blends. Always test print fabric before beginning a production run.
ADHESIVE APPLICATION

The 3801 Foil Adhesive should be printed right out of the container without any modifications. Stir adhesive prior to use.
SCREEN MESH 

74 to 110 t/in or 30-43 t/cm Monofilament Any direct or indirect lacquer proof emulsion. Use 70 to 80 micron capillary film for best results. Recommend: 86 to 110 t/in or 34-43 t/cm mesh for T-Shirts Recommend: 74 to 86 t/in or 30-34 t/cm mesh for sweatshirts
SQUEEGEE
65-70 Durometer: Sharp edge for light colored fabrics and beveled or sharp edge for dark fabrics.
CURE TEMPERATURE

For direct printed fabrics: 325°F (163°C) entire ink film. For transfer printing (adhesive on foil): 240°F to 275°F (116°C to 135°C) Test dryer temperatures and wash test printed product before and during a production run.
CLEAN-UP
Mineral spirits or any environmentally friendly plastisol screen wash.
STORAGE OF INK    
Recommend storage at 65°F to 90°F (18°C to 32°C). Avoid storage in CONTAINERS    direct sunlight and moist, humid air. Keep containers well sealed.

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