Boston Industrial Solutions, Inc.
"Silicone ink kit"
Free Ink Adhesion Testing
We have lab dedicated to provide our customers with FREE silicone ink adhesion Testing. Do you have an item that you are finding it challenging to print? Do you have a product that you are not sure if it is a silicone product? Send it to us.learn more
Custom ink color matching
At Boston Industrial Solutions, Inc. we offer precise and prompt color match services to all customers. We have a 24-hour turn around for all ink color matching after receipt of your color number or imprinted product.learn more
How To Print On Silicone Wristbands
Silicone wristbands cannot be printed with traditional solvent (screen or pad printing) inks. Traditional solvent inks will NOT cure onto the product. The ink will easily rub off the product; i.e. the ink will fail an adhesive test.read more
How to Make Photopolymer Plates
How do you make photopolymer plates for pad printing with silicone inks?One of the key factors to pad printing a perfect image is having a well-made printing plate. Note: a photopolymer plates is also known as a cliché. The printing plate holds the etch (image) which gets transferred to your substrate using a printing silicone pad (printing tampon).read more
Solvents and Catalysts for Silicone ink
There are many factors that affect the durability of a print. Among them are silicone ink additives. Ink additives are solvents (Thinners or Reducers) and catalysts (hardeners). These silicone ink additives are critical for pad and screen printing applications. In this article, we'll cover pad & screen printing ink thinners and hardeners. Additives improve ink adjustments, adhesion, and extend printed image life.read more