Printcolor 10-03432

Retarder – 10-03432 Very Slow

Printcolor 018 is a medium retarder for screen and pad print inks.

The official technical stuff from Printcolor
Printcolor 10-03432 is a very slow retarder developed for use in adverse high temperature / air flow printing environments in which it is difficult to keep screens open and transferring a clean shape image.  Printcolor 10-03432 retarder is a specific mixture of solvents with an extremely slow evaporation rate and is usually used in conjunction with a standard thinner such as Printcolor 017 to maintain optimum printing conditions.  A maximum addition of 10% by weight is recommended in combination with a medium thinner to obtain the desired ink consistency.

Refer to the Technical Information and 018 MSDS documents for more details.

What we say about Printcolor 10-03432 very slow retarder
It is not a paint thinner, nor is it a generic slow thinner. Printcolor 01-03432 is specifically formulated to retard ink used in screen printing applications. Printcolor 01-03432 retarder is Quality Assured to ISO 9002 Standards and offers the best value for money on the market.

Printcolor 10-03432 is a universal retarder for pad and screen printing inks used to slow evaporation of solvent from the ink layer in adverse production conditions or where more working time required. A maximum addition of 10% by weight is recommended, over dosing with retarder may cause printing problems and inhibit hardener curing and drying or the ink layer.  Printcolor 10-03432 is best combined with Printcolor 017 medium thinner to achieve correct ink consistency for screen printing.

Available in 1L bottles.

The good oil from our trade print room

  • It’s important to remember that 10-03432 is not for thinning ink to printing consistency, it’s for slowing evaporation to give more working time in the screen.


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