Xennia® Emerald

Create outstanding printed textiles with Sensient’s digital pigment ink Xennia® Emerald. Offering increased open time and latency, Xennia® Emerald delivers both color and quality without compromise.

Suitable for printing on cotton, cotton/polyester blends and other textile fibers, Xennia® Emerald delivers reliable, precise color for textile manufacturers.

Developed for maximum flexibility, Xennia® Emerald has cross-printhead compatibility, and can be used with both Kyocera and Epson printheads.

Drawing on our years of experience in the textiles industry, you can rely on Xennia® Emerald to deliver reliable digital printing that brings color to life.

Properties

Incomparable reliability
Uniform, vibrant colors
Excellent fastness and longevity

Xennia® Emerald

Vibrant color you can trust

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Product specification

Available for the following printheads

KYOCERA, EPSON

Properties:

Shelf life

Inks should be stored in a controlled environment at a temperature between 10-30°C. If stored under these recommended conditions, the inks have a shelf life of 6 (six) months. If the ink exceeds the shelf life detailed on the bottle, please contact Sensient directly for advice on continued use.

Fastness

Substrate: 6978 Satin Cotton pre-treated using Keojet PGT (CPL)

Printing resolution: 600 dpi

Fixation conditions: 165°C (330°F) for 150 seconds.

The light fastness has been measured at 100% and 10% coverage. All others fastness data has been measured at 100% coverage.

The following inks are available

Name                                                    Code

Xennia® Emerald PC Yellow          518PIKY0

Xennia® Emerald PC Magenta      538PIKY0

Xennia® Emerald PC Red               538PIKY1

Xennia® Emerald PC Cyan             548PIKY0

Xennia® Emerald PC Violet           588PIKY0

Xennia® Emerald PC Green          558PIKY0

Xennia® Emerald PC Black           578PIKY0

Xennia® Emerald PC Grey            578PIKY0L

Standard pack size: 5 kg

Compatible Flush

Name                                                  Code

Sensient Universal Flush               WB698100

Sensient Parking Flush                  WB698300

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ProductLightWater (severe)Washing (60°)Persp. (acid)Persp. (alkali)Rubbing (dry)Rubbing (wet)
Xennia® Emerald PC ISO 105 /B02 100% / 10% ISO 105 /E01 ch./st.ISO 105 /C03 ch./st. ISO 105 /E04 - ch./st. ISO 105 /E04 ch./st. ISO 105 /X12 ch./st. ISO 105 /X12 ch./st.
Yellow6+ / 64-5 / 4-54-5 / 4-54-5 / 4-54-5 / 4-54-53
Magenta6+ / 64-5 / 4-54-5 / 4-54-5 / 4-54-5 / 4-542-3
Red6+ / 64-5 / 4-54-5 / 4-54-5 / 4-54-5 / 4-542-3
Cyan6+ / 64-5 / 4-54-5 / 4-54-5 / 4-54-5 / 4-53-42
Green6+ / 5-64-5 / 4-54-5 / 4-54-5 / 4-54-5 / 4-54-53
Violet6+ / 64-5 / 4-54-5 / 4-54-5 / 4-54-5 / 4-542-3
Black6+ / 64-5 / 4-54-5 / 4-54-5 / 4-54-5 / 4-542
Grey6+ / 5-64-5 / 4-54-5 / 4-54-5 / 4-54-5 / 4-54-52-3
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How to use

Xennia® Emerald has been tested on the most frequently used printers, but users should check the inks’ suitability for individual machines and models.

For optimal printing, the relative humidity rate must be kept at 55% or higher and the atmospheric temperature set to 20-25°C (70°F).

Fixation

After printing, the ink should be fixed by heat at 165°C (330°F) for 150 seconds.

Fixation may differ depending on the textile type and treatment, so fixation conditions should be determined according to the fabric and application requirements.

 

Maintenance

Emerald inks are designed for optimal open time and print performance, but if ink dries in the nozzles, the normal cleaning procedure built into the printer should be applied. We recommend the use of our specific cleaning solution, Sensient Universal Flush WB.

Careful printer maintenance will ensure optimal printer running. The following operations are recommended:

  • Regular check and cleaning of the wiper (at least once a week).
  • Regular check and cleaning of the capping station (at least once a month).
  • Regular wiping of the printer head bottom with a sponge Q-tip (preferably once a week).
  • If you plan to leave the printer in stand-by for more than one week, purging and cleaning it with flush and installing a Parking Flush is advised.