Australian Speciality Inks are a high quality, multi-purpose range of inks suitable for printing on an large array of media. Please use the table below for information and colours on our range of ASI inks or contact us for assistance in determining your requirements.

See our ASI Ink Selector for info on determining the correct inks.

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Universal VinylSpecially formulated for rapid drying on a wide variety of vinyl and vinyl coated substrates where a high gloss finish is required, this product is recommended for machine screen process printing, although satisfactory results can be achieved by hand printing.More info on Universal Vinyl
PlastivacPlastivac inks are a modified acrylic lacquer system designed as a general purpose screen process plastic printing ink. These inks have been formulated to reduce static problems often associated with acrylic inks.More info on Plastivac
Nylo-PrintNylo-Print inks are a flexible and elastic ink suitable for printing on most synthetic and natural fabrics. The system has displayed a high degree of resistance to laundering and dry-cleaning.More info on Nylo-Print
Gloss VinylDue to the slower drying nature of the Gloss Vinyl series it is ideally suited for the printer with a hand print operation. The system is a highly flexible vinyl resin system specifically formulated for printing on vinyl surfaces where a high gloss finish is required.More info on Gloss Vinyl
MonokanThe Monokan ink system is the result of long research into achieving the excellent adhesion properties normally related to a two pot ink system in a one pot system. Monokan is a blocked catalyst system, which means that the ink remains quite stable in the can, but after printing, the catalyst reacts to improve adhesion and general product resistance.More info on Monokan
CorroglossThe Corrogloss system was developed for the printing of fully Corona-treated corrugated plastic sheets (Corflute) and similar products manufactured from special co-polymer resins. The inks have excellent scuff resistance and dry to a good even gloss level.More info on Corrogloss
Two Can EpoxyThe Two Can Epoxy ink series exhibit excellent solvent and chemical resistance and offer a high degree of adhesion to a variety of difficult to print surfaces.More info on Two Can Epoxy
UrocureUrocure is a two-pack, pigmented, Urethane ink system requiring the addition of a reactive catalyst to initiate the cure process; the inks exhibit excellent adhesion to a wide range of substrates along with exceptional weather ability and chemical resistance properties.More info on Urocure

Ink Selection Guide For ASI Inks

  • Recommended
  • O Possible Alternative
  • R Rigid

Gloss Vinyl

Universal Vinyl

Plastivac

Corrogloss

Two Can Epoxy

Gloss Enamel

Monokan

PrefixGVQV70COER59MK
Type of InkVinylVinylAcrylicAcrylicEpoxyAlkydCatalysed
Cellulose
ReducerVF 180QV 18070-80CO-180ER 180TurpsMK 180
RetarderVF 182QV 18270-182CO-182ER 1825550MK 182
ScreenwashVF 184QV 18470-184CO-184ER 180TurpsMK 184
Clear or ExtenderVF 170QV 17070-170CO-170ER 17059-170MK 170
Special ItemsVF 173QV 173ER 176
Catalyst
Air Dry Time (approx)30 mins5 mins25 mins20 mins2-3 hrs*4-6 hrs20 mins
Force Dry TimeNo rec.SecondsSecondsSeconds30 minutes
@ 83°C
30 Minutes @ 83°CSeconds
Approx. Coverage
(sq. metres/kg)
35353535353540
Substates
ABSOO
AcrylicsO0O
Cellulose AcetateOO
Cellulose Acetate
Butyrate
O
CeramicsO
Top Coated Mylar
Colour Bond
(signwriter grade)
Corflute
Decal Work
FoilO
Formica
(Melamine)
O
GlassO
Most MetalsOO
Phenolics (Bakelite)OO
PolycarbonateO
Treated Polyethylene PolypropyleneOO
StyreneO
Proxylin Coatings
Perspex, PlexiglassOO
Polystrene FoamO
Vinyl – Rigid/Flexible• R
Wood & Masonite

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