Is Speedball ink toxic?

The levels of chemicals contained within almost all of our end-products are so low that they pose no threat to your health when used per intended use. Most of our products have been rated by the ACMI (Art & Materials Creative Institute) to be non-toxic per intended use.

What is Speedball block printing ink used for?

Speedball Water-Soluble Block Printing Inks print in bold color and dry to a rich, satiny finish. These inks are great for printing with linoleum, wood or soft block surfaces onto paper.

Does Speedball block printing ink expire?

Speedball guarantees all our inks for two years. However, if stored properly the ink should remain usable beyond that period.

Can speedball water-soluble block printing ink be used on fabric?

Colors print with bold opacity and are ideal for use on fabric and paper. To increase transparency, add Speedball Fabric Block Printing Ink Transparent Extender.

Is screen printing ink hazardous?

The NIOSH report found that working in a confined screen printing environment can create health hazards due to exposure to isopropyl alcohol concentrations during the printing and washing process. This is due to chemicals like solvent based ink, toluene, isopropyl alcohol, and acetone.

Is Speedball screen printing ink non toxic?

(ACMI). Note: This product has been certified to be non-toxic.

Is Speedball block printing ink non toxic?

Speedball Water-Soluble Block Printing Inks add brilliance to your print creations. You get bold colors that dry to a rich, satiny finish — perfect for linoleum, wood, or relief printing in the studio, at school, or at home. These inks are non-toxic, gluten free, and they clean up easily with soap a…

Are speedball inks water based?

The Speedball inks are truly water-based and don’t have any oil.

Can I add water to speedball ink?

the speedball can be thinned with a little water but very little water goes a long way .

Can I use a heat press on speedball ink?

Conclusion. I’m excited to report that you can use a heat press, Easy Press 2, household iron, oven, or heat gun to get good results with your Speedball Fabric ink.

Does Speedball ink stay on fabric?

After being properly heat set, Speedball’s Fabric Screen Printing Inks will remain permanent on fabrics after printing.

What chemicals are used in screen printing?


  • Block Out.
  • Degreaser.
  • Dip Tank Solution.
  • Emulsion.
  • Emulsion Hardener.
  • Emulsion Remover.
  • Ink Cleaner.
  • Are Speedball’s fabric block printing inks available in sets?

    Are Speedball’s Fabric Block Printing Inks available in sets? Yes! Speedball’s Fabric Block Printing Inks are available in (1) Set– F abric Block Printing Ink Set: Includes (6) 1.25oz. tubes of Fabric Block Printing Ink (Red, Blue, Yellow, Black, White, Green)

    What is Speedball oil-based ink?

    Available in 6 rich colors, Speedball Oil-Based Inks can be used for printing on paper with any traditional printmaking surface. All colors carry the AP Seal, and clean up with vegetable oil.

    How do you clean Speedball’s fabric block printing inks?

    While formulated to possess the working properties of oil-based inks (permanence, tack, etc.), Speedball’s Fabric Block Printing Inks are easily cleaned up with soap and water. What is the open time for Speedball’s Fabric Block Printing Inks?

    What are the different colors of Speedball professional relief inks?

    Speedball Professional Relief Inks are available in (2) Sets– Speedball Professional 4-Color Set: (Supergraphic Black, Quinacridone Red, Hansa Yellow Light, Phthalo Blue) and Speedball Professional 6-Color Set: (Supergraphic Black, Quinacridone Red, Hansa Yellow Light, Phthalo Blue, Titanium White, Transparent Base).