Arbitrend Metallic Silver

Packaging: 25K, 4K, 1K, 500g, 250g, 125g

It has excellent metallic silver finish that stands out best in any substrate shade. Most often used as a basic base to create various metallic colors. This base can be printed directly onto the substrate and does not require an under base print.

• Soft-hand feel with good washing fastness
• Fashion-base effects with metallic finish
• Good washing fastness
• Good printability and stability on screen
• Easy cleanup with soap and water

Direct to textile printing. For cut-piece articles and ready-to-wear.
• 100% Cotton
• 50/50 Cotton-polyester blend/synthetic fiber
• Spandex/dry-fit
• Calico/Canvas
Medium Gloss
Arbitex Clear color mixed
Photo Flash 300E
80T – 100T, monofilament
Square edge, medium to hard durometer for less ink deposit.
Round edge, soft squeegee for more ink deposit.
Drying time : 10 seconds
Temperature : 110ºC (230ºF)
Equipment : Heat press/oven/flash cure
Pre-curing : Heat gun
Thickener ASE : 1% – 2%
Reducer CT : 1% – 2%
Fixer MR15 : 2% – 3%

Printing Procedure

• Use Arbitex clear ready-mixed colors as means of colorant to create various metallic colors.

1. The printing process can be done either manual or via automatic screen-printing.
2. In halftone print, one [1] stroke is ideal but two [2] strokes are acceptable.
3. Curing is recommended to greatly increase washing fastness. Curing will also give the print a glossier print output.


Wash materials used with soap and water. Observe all local regulations when disposing of this substance.

Storage Condition

Store tightly covered at temperatures between 10ºC – 30ºC (50ºF – 86ºF) and a relative humidity between that of 25% to 70%. Keep away from direct sunlight or high temperatures.

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Additional Information

To achieve a smooth surface print, heat press curing is recommended.

To achieve good color opacity and brilliance during screen-printing (manual), maintain medium pressure and speed with a 45º to 60º angle.

Keep the screen wet by flooding the screen with just the right amount of ink or keep the screen clean.

Important Note

This technical data sheet does not replace the Safety Data Sheet and should be used according to its recommended purpose. Any person using the product other than that specifically recommended does so at his own risk.

While we endeavor to ensure that all recommendations about our products are correct, many factors may affect the application of the product. It is advised that the quality of the substrate, the condition of the curing method, and other printing characteristics brilliance before mass production.


The information and recommendation in this publication are to the best of our knowledge, information, and belief accurate at the date of publication. Nothing herein is to be construed as a warranty, express or implied.

In all cases, it is the responsibility of users to determine the applicability of such information or the suitability of any products for their own particular purpose. Therefore, we do not accept any liability whatsoever or howsoever arising for the performance of the product or for any loss or damage incurred out of the use of the product.

The information contained herein is liable to modification from time to time in light of continuous product development or improvements.
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