The Advantages Of Plastisol Ink

by Kolor Matrix Kolor Matrix ScreenPrint Superstore

Simulated process printing utilizes a few ink colors to make a whole range of colors. It simulates the look of true colors in a more enhanced way than normal printing. The most popular type of ink used for screen printing is Plastisol Ink. It is non-water soluble and does not dry on the screen. It is easy to print with and offers exceptional printability over a long period of time.

Plastisol ink is essentially made of two ingredients known as PVC resins and plasticizers.  It can provide vivid colors on dark apparel. Here are a few advantages of using Plastisol ink over other types of ink-

Easy to Use

One of the main reasons plastisol ink is so popular is because it is easy to manage. It can be left in the screen for a long time without clogging the mesh. In most cases, it is ready to use right out of the container. You can even increase your production speed as it can almost all times be printed wet on wet. It also stays stable throughout the process which enhances its workability


Plastisol ink is much cheaper than water soluble ink. The latter is even considered as a specialty ink. It has a lot of difficulties associated with it which increases its cost.


Plastisol ink can be used on a multitude of fabric types, additives, and under different press conditions. Its flexibility is the reason it has been the industry standard for decades. You can print Plastisol ink on almost any medium, not that it is advised. Water-based inks, on the other hand, can only be used on 100% cotton textiles. This severely limits your garment options.

Color vibrancy and accuracy

Colors appear more vibrant with Plastisol ink. It produces colors that are rich and brilliant. They seem to pop off the print. It is considered to be a 100% solid ink, so you can be assured every bit of it stays intact on the garment. This creates an opaque underabse making it possible to print bright and bold colors. when cured.

Similarly, when you print with Plastisol ink, you can match colors accurately. If you want to print colors that are exact, plastisol ink is your best bet. The color of the shirt and fabric doesn't matter, you’ll get exactly the ink colors you desire.


Plastisol ink has several benefits over other types of ink. It can be used to print on several light and dark fabrics. It gives unparalleled accuracy and vibrancy in its colors. With its adorable price and user-friendly qualities, there’s no other option that compares to Plastisol ink. It’s also durable and its disposal is an easy process.

Author’s bio- The writer is an avid writer. The article is on Plastisol ink.

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