Author: Natasha Sheppard

29 May 2014  | 1 Comment

Are you all pumped up to create your own line of originally-designed, printed t-shirts but don’t know where to start? Then you’ll be amazed to know that you could be holding the answer in your hands right now. Your tablet or smartphone could be the key to your t-shirt printing success, … Read More

30 Aug 2013  | 0 Comments

When converting from Plastisols to water based inks there are three important things to consider:

  1. 1) Water Resistant Emulsion
  2. 2) Keep the ink on the screen wet +
  3. 3) Ensure that you have adequate curing capacity

EMULSION: You MUST have a water resistant emulsion, the emulsion must be … Read More

3 Jul 2012  | 0 Comments

After years of hating the smell and wondering why water-based ink couldn’t quite make the grade with its colours and “washability” I’d almost given up on Permaset and the like.

They were banished to the bottom shelves to gather dust and we reached an impasse where my … Read More

3 Jul 2012  | 3 Comments

Permaset has been the leading brand of fabric printing ink in Australia since its inception more than 50 years ago. It currently holds a market share of 50-70%. 20 odd years ago, there was a strong move away from “water based” inks (so called even though they contained White Spirit/ … Read More

Permaprint does not contain ozone depleting chemicals such as CFCS or HCFCS. It is also formulated free of aromatic hydrocarbons. Permaprint premium is free of volatile organic solvent and does not contain PVC resin or Phthalate plasticiser