MH-Series super-hydrophobic screen printing inks are translucent or pigmented. Thin films cure in 3 minutes at 200°C, have contact angles to water in excess of 140° and have great chemical and solvent resistance. FluoroPel thixotropic inks are currently used in manufacturing hydrophobic and superhydrophobic immunological diagnostic microscope slides and microarray plates worldwide. Inks are available in a wide variety of colors including black, white, red, blue, yellow and a wide variety of other colors. Please contact Cytonix for custom color matching.
Size: 50 grams
Application: Screen printing
Water contact angle: >140°
Solvent resistance: Acetone, ethanol, MEK, etc.
Polymer percent: 50-75
Solvent Type: Hydrocarbon/Fluorocarbon
Solvent BP (°C): 220
Pencil Hardness: >HB
Alcohol Resistance: Excellent
Acetone Resistance: Excellent
Toluene Resistance: Excellent
Water Resistance: Excellent
Phosphate Buffer Resistance: Excellent
Contact Angle to Buffer: > 100°
Contact Angle to Water: 115-150°
Usage: ~0.07 grams per slide
Methods of Application: Screen/Pad Print
MH-series thixotropic inks are screen printable coatings used in manufacturing hydrophobic and super-hydrophobic diagnostic microscopy slides, microarray plates and microfluidic devices. The MH-series inks are heat-curable, super-hydrophobic and solvent resistant. Thin films cure by ramping heat from ambient to 200°C and maintain at 200°C for 20 minutes. The ink may be thinned with triethyl phosphate. Clean up with triethyl phosphate. Store unused ink at room temperature in tightly sealed container. After proper curing, masks have contact angles to water between 115 - 150° and have great chemical and solvent resistance. Inks are available in a wide variety of colors including black, white, red, blue, yellow and a wide variety of other colors.