Precious metal inks for decal

These products are pastes that are applied on transfer or decal paper by silkscreen printing to produce waterslide decals.

The products can be described as a solution of organic precious and non-precious metal compounds and resins and/or waxes in a mixture of organic solvents and essential oils.

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Decal

Features of the products can be summarized as follows:

  • Free from ozone depleting chemicals, lead, cadmium and other heavy metals
  • Good printing properties at high speed
  • Good compatibility with most enamels
  • Nice metallic sheen with good brilliance
  • Good adherence and general performance on most substrates.

The products can be applied by printing at a range of thicknesses.

The products are compatible with most types of water-slide transfer paper and cover-coats commercially available.

The end result of the fired decoration very much depends on the application and the substrate.

Our products

Product Code
Description
Fired Shade
Substrate
%*
Thinner

GBV9993ASF

Bright gold (decal)

Yellow

Tumblers

10

OIL372

*the precious metal content quoted is for indicative purposes only

Product Code
Description
Fired Shade
Substrate
%*
Thinner

GMC928S

Burnish gold (decal)

Yellow

Porcelain & china

28

OIL386

GMC932S

Burnish gold (decal)

Yellow

China & hotelware

32

OIL386

GMC940S

Burnish gold (decal)

Yellow

China & hotelware

40

OIL386

GMC950S

Burnish gold (decal)

Yellow

China & hotelware

50

OIL386

*the precious metal content quoted is for indicative purposes only

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