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Offline ThePrinter

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Printing on polyethylene or nylon
« on: June 08, 2022, 05:32:18 PM »
I have a client that is looking to have drink pouches printed on either polyethylene or nylon beverage bags. Can someone point me in the right direction of an ink that would work with these materials? I have attached a picture of one of the bags (I believe this it the nylon bag).


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Re: Printing on polyethylene or nylon
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2022, 05:58:36 PM »
Nylon ink for nylon bags or jackets, or anything nylon. That being said, Nylobond added to plastisol works. Test of course...

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Re: Printing on polyethylene or nylon
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2022, 07:11:29 PM »


That particular nylon product does not look too compatible with heat which leaves air-dry. The go-to for odd(for us) substrate ink requirements has always been NazDar
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Re: Printing on polyethylene or nylon
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2022, 07:46:27 PM »
Get the air drying water base from Aquo. Waterbaseinkusa.com

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Re: Printing on polyethylene or nylon
« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2022, 08:17:08 PM »
I do hope that this is a simple one color print.
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Re: Printing on polyethylene or nylon
« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2022, 04:51:33 PM »


That particular nylon product does not look too compatible with heat which leaves air-dry. The go-to for odd(for us) substrate ink requirements has always been NazDar

That's what we use here, as well, and we've had solid success with it printing on flasks, skateboards, poly mailers, stickers, magnets, metal signs, and backpacks -- basically anything that we can't send down the dryer for one reason or another.