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Topic: What kind of Paint is it?  (Read 953 times)
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landofoz
« on: December 26, 2008 02:58:44 PM »

I saw a boy with a cute silk-screened tee.  It was from walmart or some other nameless box store.  The paint almost looked like melted plastic, very smooth and shiny.  What should I be using to achieve melty-plastic shiny goodness?
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« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2009 07:08:16 AM »

it is likely a plastisol solvent ink. The only way you can get that effect is if you use solvent inks and have a UV dryer.
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« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2009 07:14:07 AM »

it is likely a plastisol solvent ink. The only way you can get that effect is if you use solvent inks and have a UV dryer.

I don't even own a hair dryer.   Smiley  Thanks for filling me in!  Sounds like it's more for the serious screen printer though.
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