Ink Additives

Matte Powder

A powder added to ink to flatten the finish and create a matte appearance.

Added 5% by weight.

PLTA Thinner (Medium Speed Thinner)

Thinner for use with Ink Series: PLT4, PLT9, PLT15, PLT20, PLT272 and PLTF.

Available in three sizes:

  1. #PLTAL One Quart PLTA Thinner
  2. #PLTAG One Gallon PLTA Thinner
  3. #PLTA5G 5 Gallon PLTA Thinner

Shelf life is 12 months from batch date. Store in a cool dry place.

PLTB Thinner (High Speed Thinner)

A thinner for use with Ink Series: PLT4G

Available in three sizes:

  1. #PLTBL One Quart PLTB Thinner
  2. #PLTBG One Gallon PLTB Thinner
  3. #PLTB5G 5-Gallon PLTB Thinner

Shelf life is 12 months from batch date. Store in a cool dry place.

PLTCAN Thinner (Medium Speed Thinner)

A thinner for use with Ink Series: PLT6

Available in three sizes:

  1. #PLTCANL One Quart PLTCAN Thinner
  2. #PLTCANG One Gallon PLTCAN Thinner
  3. #PLTCAN5G 5-Gallon PLTCAN Thinner

Shelf life is 12 months from batch date. Store in a cool dry place.

RETARDER (Low Speed Thinner)

(for warm & humid conditions)

A drying retarder for use with all Ink Series

Available in three sizes:

  1. #PLTDL One Quart
  2. #PLTDG One Gallon
  3. #PLTD5G 5-Gallon

PLTD Retarder TDS

Sheet Shelf life is 12 months from batch date. Store in a cool dry place.

PLH Hardener

A hardener for use with Ink Series: PLT4, PLT6, PLT9, PLT15 and PLT20 (The 2nd component in bicomponent ink.)

  1. #PLH1/2L One-half Kilo PLH Hardener

Shelf life is 18 months from batch date unopened. Store in a cool dry place.

PLHG Hardener

A hardener for use with Ink Series: PLT4G (The 2nd component in bicomponent ink.)

  1. #PLHG1/4     250 Grams PLH Hardener

Shelf life is 18 months from batch date unopened. Store in a cool dry place.

PP2 Adhesion Promoter

Additive used with Ink Series PLT to pretreat printing surface for better ink adhesion.

  1. #PP2 One Kilo of additive

Anti-Static Ink Material

Either material is to be mixed into the ink recipe just prior to thinning the ink. Target is 2 -3% by weight, no more than 5% in extreme cases.

  1. #PLCA Liquid – One Liter
  2. #AP Anti-Static Paste – One Liter

Special Cleaner

A solvent used to remove ink from poorly printed parts. Let evaporate before re-printing. Can also be used to remove dried ink from clichés, but follow with thinner to remove residue.

  1. #PLTSPECIALQ One quart of special cleaner
  2. #PLTSPECIALG One gallon of special cleaner
  3. #70304 5-gallon PLT special cleaner

Shelf life is 18 months from batch date. Store in a cool dry place.

Cleanup Solution

A non-hazardous clean-up solution. Recommended for use in our Superwash & MiniWash units to power clean sealed ink cups. Can also be used to remove dried ink from clichés, but follow with thinner to remove residue.

  1. #PLTEBDG One gallon of cleanup solution
  2. #PLTEBD5G 5-gallon cleanup solution

Shelf life is 24 months from batch date. Store in a cool dry place.