|K-2000-B series of water based coloured inks are specially formulated for block printing applications (specifically for printers in Jaipur, Ahmedabad, UP, Kolkata and other areas).
K-2000-B coloured inks when printed with block give very good open time and give excellent registration with no bleeding tendency on substrates like silk, polyester cotton and fine cotton sarees.
K-2000-B coloured inks give extraordinary definition of print. One does not need to apply a lot of pressure for their registration and thereby eliminates smudging of prints.
Zero feelBlock out ability
Good Dry & Wet Rub Fastness
Good Wash Fastness
Strong Inter Coat Adhesion
No shade variation of prints at high temperature
Availability of dark shades & Reducer..
Attractive pink look
Does not impart body & harshness to the printed portion.
Allows to print on dark backgroundBetter durability of print to rubbing.
Same look & feel even after repeated washings
Good Fastness even for over-printing
Retains brightness & tone of the prints at high temperature
Easy washability of block
Easy flow. Gives better registration of prints.
Compatible with other K-2000-B coloured inks, K-2000-REDUCER & ZYTROL-500
K-2000-B coloured inks are specially formulated dark inks supplied at a printable viscosity for block printing applications. The printer can reduce the viscosity by simply adding ZYTROL-500 binder or any good quality binder or water as per needs.
K-2000-B coloured inks have been made available in eight basic pure pigmented colours: Black, Blue, Green, Orange, Red, Violet, White and Yellow. K-2000-B coloured inks are inter-mixable and being based on clean pure pigments allow the printer to generate bright and clean shades by mixing appropriate colour combination. Due to extraordinary soft feel, ability to block out, bright and dark colour, these inks can generate very good quality prints on dark background.
K-2000-B coloured inks have the advantage of being produced by direct printing with no smudging, bleeding and dull looking prints. Discharge printing always restricts the printer to get reproducible lots of fabric. The exact tone and colour matching of discharge print is always a tough task even for a skilled printer.
K-2000-B coloured inks will allow the printer to achieve good quality block print with substantial ease and reduce the rejections practically to zero. K-2000-B coloured inks can be diluted to formulate pastel, light and medium colours by mixing appropriate colour and White ink along with K-2000-REDUCER.
The extra ordinary fastness properties of K-2000-B and crock fastness of 3-4 with excellent wash fastness allow the printer to meet the tough standards which are to be achieved only by vat and discharge prints. The new technology is likely to open up a new market segment with respect to fabric prints, using eco-friendly production techniques.
Stable for 6-12 months if stored in a shade at room temperature in a closed container.
Being water based inks, evaporation of water can lead to destabilisation of final ink formulation. After opening the container, one must add small quantity (50-100gm) of water and seal it tightly to avoid water loss from surface and avoid drying of upper surface.