Maqua® Pad MAP

MaquaPad MAP is the world's first water-based pad printing ink and especially suited for textiles and toys.
It meets all the requirements not only of the toy, but also of the textile industry and offers high safety standards for both, manufacturer and consumer.
 

Advantages

  • Water-based ink system: Nearly odourless, very low VOC values, low level of solvent contamination, less work safety measures required
  • Tampacolor colour range: Satin gloss and high-opaque shades, PANTONE®, HKS®, and RAL mixing formulas

For textiles:

  • With the addition of hardener perfectly suited for the print onto synthetic and natural fabrics
  • A fast, economical, and wearer-friendly alternative to transfer and sew-in lables (tagless printing)
  • Very flexible, no "cracking" of the ink film, passes all industrial wash tests
  • Long pot life (48 h)
  • And soon also with GOTS certification and ECO PASSPORT!

For sensitive applications:

  • Suitable for applications according to the directive 2009/48/EG („Toys directive DIN EN 71/3“), lowest PAH values, made without the use of BPA/BPS
  • Highly resistant for robust and durable toy surfaces
  • 1-component processing, no pot life, no ink residuals

Product properties

Ink system:

water-based

Drying:

medium

Degree of gloss :

satin gloss

Opacity:

high

Outdoor resistance:

medium

Substrates

Wood

 

ABS

 

PVC, rigid

 

Polycarbonate (PC)

 

Polypropylen (PP), pre-treated

 

Coated substrates

 

Polyamide (PA)

 

Polystyrene (PS)

 

Textiles, synthetics

 

Textiles, cotton

 

 suitable

 limited suitability

 pre-treatment

 post-treatment

 with hardener

 no dishwasher resistance

 with adhesion modifier

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