Autotype PLUS LAVA is a high quality, pre-sensitized 43% solids, red pigmented aqueous emulsion of water soluble dispersible polymers and monomers, supplied with Diazo powder sensitizer for increased resistance.

Features & Benefits

  • The high solids emulsion gives fantastic coating quality and fast drying even on poorly prepared screens
  • A fast exposure coupled with wide processing latitude makes PLUS LAVA really easy to use
  • On press, the emulsion is highly flexible to prevent cracking when over printing stitched seams and can be used with all popular textile inks including, water based, plastisol and discharge inks
  • Can be dosed with Diazo for increased durability

Applications

  • Can be used in the most demanding textile screen printing applications as it's resistant to a wide range of textile inks including water based, plastisol and discharge inks
  • PLUS LAVA is our most durable textile emulsion and particularly recommended for applications where the very highest print durability and print quality is required

Exposure Time (seconds)*

CORRECT EXPOSURE IS ESSENTIAL FOR OPTIMUM STENCIL PERFORMANCE. UNDEREXPOSURE WILL GIVE A WEAK STENCIL AND REDUCE RESISTANCE.

Remove dust from the surface of the stencil and tape positive in position. Place entire screen in a suitable vacuum frame and expose. Use the Autotype Exposure Calculator to determine the optimum exposure for each mesh count used. The following is a rough guide to exposure time:

Lamp Distance 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180 200
2kw metal halide 120 cm                      
3kw metal halide 120 cm                      
5kw metal halide 120 cm                      

For more information on exposure, see our How to Guide – Exposing PLUS emulsions

We'd love to hear from you.

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