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These professional, permanent screen printing inks can be used on a wide variety of porous and non-porous surfaces, including vinyl, metal, clay, leather, and natural and synthetic fabric and paper. Ideal for commercial applications, they have a soft hand and a long open time, giving the user more time to work with individual colors.
Jacquard Screen Printing Inks are extremely lightfast with great resolution, and their opacity is unparalleled. They won’t wrinkle paper when screening art prints, and they’re washable and dry-cleanable on fabrics after heat-setting or air-curing for at least 72 hours.
Cleanup is easy with just soap and water.
Color Chart Note — Use this color chart as an approximation of the real color. If exact color matching is necessary, use actual samples of the materials.
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Jacquard inks are great!
By Jamie, Illustrator
Comments about Jacquard Screen Printing Inks:
The only thing I would change, is the size of the containers. The small is *really* small, so if I need a little of one color for a shirt printing job, I always wish the small was twice the size. It would be great if Dick Blick would carry quart sizes too. This ink is so easy to work with! Love it.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Does the job well
Silkscreen on fabric
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For fabric ink, I'll pick Jacquard over Speedball any day
By Coney NC
from Durham, NC
I print t-shirts, and was using Speedball Fabric Ink for years. I thought that shirt ink just wore off over time, and that's how things were. Then a friend introduced me to Jacquard ink, and I'm completely hooked! It rinses off the screen easier, it wears on fabric WAY better than Speedball, and it comes very thick so you can thin it to the density you like. Great choice of colors, very nice to print with. You can use the same ink for paper, too.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
The quality of the ink is amazing.
Screen printing inks
The ink consistency varies a little from color to color but I add a little distilled water and extender to my ideal dilution. I use a gram scale to measure out the colors and a hand drill mixing attachment for best results.
Perfect for printing on dark fabrics
from Cincinnati, Ohio
I print textiles and needed an opaque ink that didn't require a white base to overprint. These inks are amazing. They maintain their color on even the darkest fabrics I need to print on. They don't smell bad either. A lot of other inks I have tried had a stronger odor. I will definitely be buying these again.
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By Art Maker
from Urbana, IL
Really easy to mix custom color and apply on fabric. Does work better for screen printing not as easy for stamping with lino cuts.
Love this ink
By Third eye up designs
from Truckee, Ca
I use jacquard ink for screenprinting. The inks hold well and when mixed will give you an array of colors. They print well on dark colors.
Superior Screen Printing Inks!
from Modesto, CA
I used Speedball silk screening inks previously and Jacquard is better quality! Colorfast and rich!
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Jacquard ink is a terrible option for paper
By Dusty Dog
from The South
I'm repeating some other reviews about use on paper but:Jacquard ink is always way too thick right out of the jar (white is almost like mortar). How do you thin it? I have used water. Is this correct? Who knows? The company says it doesn't need thinning. Maybe not, if you're using a 12 count mesh.In spite of company claims, Jacquard ink begins drying in the screen the instant you put it on. Spots on the paper from drying are usually on the first print and definitely on the second or third print. This can be a very serious problem for any of us using $6 or $8 a sheet paper.I have had success with Speedball acrylic ink on paper. They have an additive to stop quick drying in the screen. I will be going back to Speedball ink. Jacquard ink is NOT GOOD on paper.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with this ink. From your description, it sounds like the jar of ink you received was actually defective, and we apologize for that. One of or Customer Care Agents will be in touch to take care of that for you.Regarding your other questions, this ink can be thinned as desired with water, and Jacquard's Screen Life is available to retard drying in the screen. If you ever have questions or issues when using products you purchase from Blick, we hope you'll let us help. You can reach our Product Information Department at 1-800-933-2542 (8am-5:30pm CST M-F) or firstname.lastname@example.org, and they'll be happy to assist you!
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