June '16

For the Business of Apparel Decorating

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58 || P R I N T W E A R J U N E 2 0 1 6 WATER-BASED INK TYPES Top: When using dis- charge, it's important to know that the inks come in both zinc formaldehyde and non-formaldehyde formulations; the formaldehyde can cause some skin irri- tations before proper laundering. Discharge inks also come in a base and activator formula or discharge color and activator. Left: Different types of water-based inks can be combined to create dynamic de- signs, as can be seen with this high density and silver metallic print.

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