XIP-HF Screen ink
(2 Pack Type, High Quality and High Definition Screen Printing Ink for Forming)

High Quality and High Definition screen printing ink reproduces solid printing and fine pattern faithfully and enables stable printing of 100µm width fine line with quite high accuracy:
Ink sagging width within 8µm (one side) and within 116µm (line width).
Excellent printing stability and re-printability, which number of times of cleaning can be reduced.
XIP-HF ink is two pack type screen ink which provides excellent heat resistance at post-processing such as film insert molding, etc. and provides good adhesion to PET film with treatment for easy adhesion, PC (polycarbonate) film.

Applications and Substrates

  • Pattern-printing for insert molding on PET film with treatment for easy adhesion, PC (polycarbonate) film and sheet.
  • Film Insert Molding with Acryl, AS, ABS, PC/ABS, and PC, in combination with IMB Binder.

Special features

  • Enables highly-precise and stable printing such as printing 100µm width fine line, dot, etc.
  • Halogen compounds, Bromine (Br), Chlorine (Cl) are not intentionally used in raw materials.
  • 2 pack type ink which provides resistance to film insert molding.

Dilution / Mixing / Cleaning

  • Stir well before every use.
  • Dilution is not required before printing.  Add XZ-705 SOLVENT within 5 % if necessary.
  • Additive amount of Catalyst is described in the table below.

    X-106 CATALYST

    X-240 CATALYST

    X-220 CATALYST

    X-200 CATALYST

    Improved adhesion

    Standard

    Flexible

    Super-flexible

    11%

    8%

    12%

    13%

     

  • Ink pot life (usable time) after mixing Catalyst is 4 hours at room temperature (25℃). Expired pot life prevents sufficient performance of ink and may cause foaming at the time of printing, etc.
  • SCREEN CLEANER XN is recommended to clean the stencil.
  • XSM-40 DEFOAMER can be added up to 1% for defoaming and improving leveling property.

Printing

  • Refer to the printing specification sheet for printing conditions.
  • Coverage of 979 BLACK with 350 mesh would be about 80 m2/kg.

Transport Information

  • Flammable.    UN Class: Not relevant  (Flash point is over 75 Degree C)     

Drying / Curing

  • Standard tack-free conditions is about 10 minutes at 80℃ with box type dryer.
  • Standard final drying conditions is 90℃ for 60 minutes after printing IMB Binder.
  • Drying, curing and molding property vary depending on printed area, mesh of stencil,
    printing surroundings such as room temperature, humidity, and performance of dryer etc.

Standard Colors

HF001 VICTORIA

HF399 BLUE             

HF939 NC BLACK

HF215TC CYAN

HF169 SCARLET

HF529 ORANGE

HF979 BLACK

HF915TC BLACK

HF179 RED

HF589 MAGENTA

HF PIANO BLACK

 

HF239 LIGHT YELLOW

HF679 WHITE

HF052 TC YELLOW

 

HF279 REDDISH YELLOW

HF829 VIOLET

HF135 TC MAGENTA

 

Caution

  • Shelf life of unopened container is 24 months after manufacturing date.
  • Be sure to print Binder as adhesion layer with molded resin. 
    IMB-HF 009 BINDER: for Mirror ink, PC resin and PMMA resin molding.
    IMB-HF 006 BINDER: for molding of general-purpose resin such as ABS, PMMA, etc.
  • At the time of printing Binder, excessive drying of under layer ink may decrease peeling
    strength. Be sure to print continuously until Binder before final drying.
  • Preliminary testing under actual conditions is strongly recommended before a commercial run.

Safety and Handling

  • Wear protective gloves/eye protection to protect skin and eyes.
  • If ink, solvent, etc. comes in contact with skin, wash/rinse with plenty of water with soap.
  • If in eyes, rinse eyes cautiously with plenty of water, call a doctor and get medical advice.
  • Keep container tightly closed after use and store in a dark and cool place.
  • The SDS for this product is available upon request. Please request a copy and read it carefully before handling materials. Follow instructions and use all the ink products responsibly.

Resistances

Test item

Test conditions

Results

Adhesion

JIS K 5600-5-6: ISO 2409 (Cross-cut test): 1mm interval 6X6 cuts, cellophane tape and peel

No peel

Heat

ISO 3248:90℃, 400hours, check appearance and peeling off from the substrate.

No defect

Hot water

JIS K 5600-6-2:ISO 2812-2: Dip 48 hours in 40℃ warm water, then check appearance and peeling off from the substrate.

No defect

Acid

Dip 7 hours in 5% H2SO4, check appearance and peeling off from the substrate.

No defect

Alkaline

Dip 7 hours in 5% NaOH, check appearance and peeling off from the substrate.

No defect

Alcohol

Gakushin scrub tester, cotton soaked ethanol, 200g weight, 50 back and forth. Then check appearance and peeling off from the substrate.

No defect

Scrub

Gakushin scrub tester, with cotton, 500g weight, 500 back and forth, check color fade.

No defect

Ink: XIP-HF 679 WHITE

  • Stencil and drying conditions: 350 Mesh, X-240 CATALYST (add 8%), 90℃ for 60 minutes
  • Substrate: Polycarbonate
  • These test results are only for our lab purpose. We do not guarantee the results.
August 19, 2019