Maqua® Pad MAP

MaquaPad MAP is the world's first water-based pad printing ink and especially suited for textiles and toys.
It meets all the requirements not only of the toy, but also of the textile industry and offers high safety standards for both, manufacturer and consumer.
 

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Advantages

  • Water-based ink system: Nearly odourless, very low VOC values, low level of solvent contamination, less work safety measures required
  • Tampacolor colour range: Satin gloss and high-opaque shades, PANTONE®, HKS®, and RAL mixing formulas

For textiles:

  • With the addition of hardener perfectly suited for the print onto synthetic and natural fabrics
  • A fast, economical, and wearer-friendly alternative to transfer and sew-in lables (tagless printing)
  • Very flexible, no "cracking" of the ink film, passes all industrial wash tests
  • Long pot life (48 h)
  • And soon also with GOTS certification and ECO PASSPORT!

For sensitive applications:

  • Suitable for applications according to the directive 2009/48/EG („Toys directive DIN EN 71/3“), lowest PAH values, made without the use of BPA/BPS
  • Highly resistant for robust and durable toy surfaces
  • 1-component processing, no pot life, no ink residuals

    Product properties

    Ink system:

    water-based

    Drying:

    medium

    Degree of gloss :

    satin gloss

    Opacity:

    high

    Outdoor resistance:

    medium

    Substrates

    Wood

     

    ABS

     

    PVC, rigid

     

    Polycarbonate (PC)

     

    Polypropylen (PP), pre-treated

     

    Coated substrates

     

    Polyamide (PA)

     

    Polystyrene (PS)

     

    Textiles, synthetics

     

    Textiles, cotton

     

     suitable

     limited suitability

     pre-treatment

     post-treatment

     with hardener

     no dishwasher resistance

     with adhesion modifier

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