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Direct Printing Inks

Unleash your creative power with Excalibur Plastisol Inks!



581PF Arctic White
581PF Series Arctic White is Excalbur’s premium white plastisol ink for printing on 100% cotton garments. The special optical brightener formulated into Arctic White gives the finished print an extremely bright white appearance. Because Arctic White contains no blowing agents it gives prints a smooth surface and provides excellent results for use as an underbase, stand-alone or highlight white. Arctic White is the best choice for use as an underbase or highlight white in simulated process designs.
Solar Change Plastisol Ink
Excalibur's Solar Change Series are four colours that are colourless under normal, indoor light but quickly change into bright, vibrant colours when subjected to any ultra-violet light source like sunlight, or even black light. The new and improved formulations change colour faster and retain the vibrant colour longer than previous versions.
550PF Series – High-Opacity Inks
Excalibur’s 550PF and 533PF Series offer printers the ulitmate in opacity and printability for direct printing 100% cotton dark fabrics. For best results if printing a color by itself either a double stroke or a print/flash/print technique should be utilized. 533PF is manufactured with the same base and pigments as the 550PF Series. Available in a complete colour range of 28 standard and 8 neon colours.
700PF Glitter Series Colours
Excalibur’s 700PF Glitter Series of colours consists of six Holographic Glitter Colours, two standard traditional glitter colours and Crystalina. The six Holographic Glitter Colours contain a dominate colour theme where the particle is intermixed with a yellow, blue and pink particle to create an sparkling, iridescent effect that appears to change shades depending upon the angle at which the print is viewed. The two traditional glitter colours are gold and sliver that create a stunning brilliant sparkle as the particles reflect light. Crystalina is yellow, blue and pink particles intermixed into a sparlking clear base and can be printed by itself or overprinted on top of other colors to create a special look. No matter which of the inks you choose to print, the effects that can be created with the 700PF Glitter Series Colours are virtually unlimited.
825PF Series Foam Grip Base and Colours
Excalibur’s 825PF Foam Grip Series contains a base to pigment for making special colours and a ready-for use black and white ink that produce prints with a “non-slip” surface. When combined with thick stencils and screen printed with a thick ink film the ink produces prints that have a slightly raised “foam” appearance. This ink produces prints that will have a sticky, “non-slip” surface and high stretch making this an excellent ink for printing on the palms of gloves, the bottoms of socks as well as on stretchy fabrics such as lycra or spandex. The base can be mixed with Excalibur Pigment Concentrates to mix Pantone colours, Excalibur standard colours and custom colours.
579PF High Opacity Bright White
579PF High-Opacity Bright White is formulated for use on automatic presses where a higher viscosity white is necessary for better coverage and more opaque, bright white prints. 579PF can be used as an underbase, stand-alone or highlight white on 100% cotton garments. While it does contain marginal bleed-resistance 579PF is not meant to be printed on 50/50 poly/cotton blended garments without first testing for dye migration.
400PF – Low Bleed White
400LB Series is a low bleed, phthalate-free white ink formulated to have high-opacity, high-elongation and excellent bleed-resistance when direct printed onto high-stretch fabrics such as Lycra and Spandex or any of the latest 100% polyester performance-wear fabrics.
1533PF SportPro Collegiate Colours
Excalibur’s 1533PF Series SportPro Collegiate Colours offer printers the ultimate in opacity, bleed-resistance and durability for direct printing 100% nylon mesh type fabrics, 100% polyester and any high-stretch performance wear fabrics. SportsPro's unique formulation cures at 290 degrees Fahrenheit offering printers a cure for dye migration on most 100% polyester fabrics. For best results either a double stroke or a print/flash/print technique should be utilized. 1533PF is manufactured with the same base and pigments as the 1550PF Series. Both series offer a combined colour range of over 25 of the most popular collegiate and athletic colours.
500PF Series Wet-On-Wet Plastisol Inks
Excalibur’s 500PF Series is the printer’s choice for high-production, wet-on-wet direct printing on 100% cotton light colors or on top of a flashed white underbase. 500PF is available in a wide range of colors all formulated to minimize build-up on the backs of screens. One of Excalibur’s most versatile inks 500PF can be used for producing cold-peel transfers as well as being the ink series most widely used with Excalibur’s additives suede or puff additive to transform 500PF Series colors into special effects inks. The 500PF Series is available in quantities from one quart to 50 gallon drums.
600 Series – Process Ink
600 Series Process Inks can be used for four color process screen printing.
700PF Metallic Colours
Excalibur’s 700PF Metallic Colours is a series of eight colours formulated from a crystal-clear base to give prints a stunning, shimmering and sparkling effect. The small size of the metallic flakes easily pass through 110/43T meshes. Because the metallic flakes are made of polyester the will not tarnish over time guaranteeing your prints maintain that sparkling appearance. 700PF Metallic Clear Base is also available for those printers wanting to add their own colored flakes.
835PF Series – High Density Inks
Excalibur's 835PF High-Density Series is a range of very thick plastisol inks formulated to produce thick, 3-D ink films with sharp edges when printed through very thick stencils. 835PF is very opaque, has exceptional film strength that resists cracking and has a soft finish.
595PF – High Opacity White
595PF High Opacity White is a low-cost, high-performance white ink that can be used as an underbase, stand-alone or highlight white on 100% cotton fabrics. 595PF High Opacity White produces excellent results on both manual and automatic machines.
551PF ColorPRO Pantone Matching System (with NEW Booster Colours)
Excalibur’s 551 PF ColorPro is a high-opacity color mixing system that produces simulated Pantone® colours, and custom shades. It consists of 11 standard ready-for-use colors and five additional components called Boosters. Booster Colours are very intense shades of Yellow, Red, Blue and Green. When added in increments between 5%-40% they will increase the brightness and color accuracy of specific colours. Most generally the colors in the 551PF mixing formulas that need boosting are any colours that do not contain white. They generally can be found in the three colours located in the center of each page in the Pantone® “C” Formula Guide. All Pantone® colour formulas contained in the ColorPro Software that will benefit in accuracy with the addition of Booster Colours are presently being updated and added to the software as they are formulated.
596PF – Miracle Gold
Miracle White and Miracle Gold are Excalbur’s answer when ultimate bleed resistance is necessary printing troublesome 100% polyester dark fabrics that are known to cause dye migration. Its creamy viscosity prints easily on both manual and automatic machines leaving an ultra-smooth surface. Miracle White and Miracle Gold contain no bleaches.
Retroflec Reflective Ink
Excalibur’s Retroflec plastisol ink is a highly reflective ink for direct printing onto textiles. Light from headlights, or other light sources bounces back to it source as it reflects off the print. Retroflec can be used on a variety of fabrics including cotton, cotton/poly blends and even 100% polyester knitted fabrics. Because Retroflec’s reflectivity rating does not meet the insurance industry standards for safety clothing, it is not safety rated and should only be used for Halloween costumes and other novelty applications.