Author Topic: Waterproof ski jackets.  (Read 679 times)

Offline Dochertyscott

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Waterproof ski jackets.
« on: June 26, 2014, 05:22:21 PM »
I have a bunch of ski snowboard jackets to print with a 1 colour logo.
The sample they have given me the print is falling off and cracked... Could be picked off.
I'm thinking a wipe with ISO and then a white with nylobond.
The other option I'm thinking is nylobag.
Thoughts? What have you guys had best results using on waterproof/ technical jackets.
They say they are just 100% polyester.
Scott

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Re: Waterproof ski jackets.
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2014, 05:46:44 PM »
Depending on the design and the quantity needed, I have used heat seal on problem garments.

I hate the idea of using a solvent to essentially remove the waterproofing (if that's what it's doing to improve adhesion) of a waterproofed jacket.
Perhaps, the nylon adhesive/catalyst is all that you need.



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Re: Waterproof ski jackets.
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2014, 05:57:54 PM »
Nazdar DA series with catalyst. works on nylon with water repellent finish (test first!)

We are printing on a tent tomorrow, I just ordered the  ink and mixed a small amount for a test swatch.

ask me again tomorrow, but based on what everybody is saying it is the way to go.

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Offline Dochertyscott

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Re: Waterproof ski jackets.
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2014, 07:46:57 PM »
Cheers,
We are pretty limited to inks we can get here.
The best thing I can get with decent opacity (all sorts of opinions from reps) is nylobag.
I'm gonna test nylobag with a hardener.
If that's no good, I'm gonna wipe first with ISO print nylobag with hardener and then waterproof spray over the top. That's the gruntyest solution i can think of and can get my hands on with the best chance of biting the fabric... Thoughts?
Scott

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Re: Waterproof ski jackets.
« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2014, 09:33:10 PM »
Pierre
Let us know how the DA works.
Tried some and the cure, baking, waiting time was looooong….
Maybe I missed something.
Thx