Plus TX is the new screen emulsion from MacDermid Autotype. It is has been specially formulated for textile printing, and it fast, reliable and easy to use.
The emulsion combines the best properties of existing emulsions into one universal product suitable for plastisol, discharge and water-based textile inks.
With exceptional coating quality and durability, coupled with fast exposure and washout, Plus TX offers a blend of characteristics that makes printing easier and more efficient while also delivering excellent results. In terms of processing, the excellent colour contrast offered by Plus TX makes it easy to see when the screen is developed, yet the emulsion is also transparent to allow good sight registration on the press. The very high solids, provides good bridging on coarse mesh and a fast drying speed. Plus TX also delivers excellent coating quality, which minimises the need for retouching, while its flexibility prevents cracking when printing over garment seams. It is also decoatable, so screens can be reclaimed quickly after printing. All these qualities make the process faster and easier, helping screen printers to speed up production and maximise profitability.
The universal resistance properties allow Plus TX to work equally well with water-based, discharge or plastisol inks. This provides flexibility and peace of mind for textile printers who are using more than one ink type. Plus TX gives today’s textile printer greater productivity and profitability.