Water-based Reactive Dyes

Water-based Reactive Dyes for Digital Textile Printing

Sun Chemical is a world leader in digital reactive inks for textile printing. Our reactive inks use the highest quality dyes to ensure the purest color with extended printhead lifetime. Ideally suited for cotton, viscose, linen and silk, reactive inks offer brands more design freedom, through precise and vibrant color.

At Sun Chemical our approach to production ensures color and performance consistency for all batches giving peace of mind to printers around the world.

 

Xennia Amethyst RC

Reactive ink technology with extended color gamut for Kyocera printheads

Xennia Amethyst RC is Sun Chemical’s market leading digital reactive ink for Kyocera printheads. Formulated using advanced chemistry and high purity dyes, Xennia Amethyst ensures consistent and reliable printing that delivers the best in color performance. Carefully selected chemistry ensures the maximum printhead lifetime is achieved.

Xennia Amethyst is fully compliant with the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) and is listed on the ZDHC Gateway.  Xennia Amethyst is formulated using only MCT (monochlorotriazine) dyes to offer the best balance of color and fixation conditions combined with long lasting printhead lifetime. Xennia Amethyst Ultra Black delivers the deepest shade of black using only MCT dyes.

Key performance benefits:

  • Easy installation and start-up
  • Excellent printhead compatibility
  • Consistent color sharpness and vibrancy
  • Environmentally responsible solution
  • Stability over long production runs
  • Minimal maintenance and increased open time
  • GOTS compliant

Xennia Amethyst RT

Industrial reactive ink for high viscosity printheads

Xennia Amethyst RT is a high quality digital reactive ink targeted at higher viscosity printheads such as Dimatix Starfire and Ricoh Gen 5. Ideal for printing on a range of substrates for different applications, Xennia Amethyst has been optimized for use in demanding production environments on high-volume industrial printers.

Using pioneering digital inkjet technology underpinned with a deep understanding of the chemistry of color, Xennia Amethyst to provide intense color and precision with even the most intricate designs.

Key performance benefits:

  • Easy installation and start-up
  • Excellent printhead compatibility
  • Consistent color sharpness and vibrancy
  • Environmentally responsible solution
  • Stability over long production runs
  • Minimal maintenance and increased open time

Xennia Ametrine

Digital reactive ink for high volume production

Xennia Ametrine is a digital reactive ink designed to bring high impact color to your designs while maintaining a print reliability to ensure maximum printing time. A high quality, consistent ink that is specially formulated to enable faster and more efficient production, Xennia Ametrine ensures customers can meet their most demanding volume targets in fashion and home textiles.

Working with customers to understand the pressures of high-volume printing, we have developed a formulation and production process to deliver a solution that is simple to use, allows maximum printer uptime, and maintains the color performance you expect from Sun Chemical products.

Key performance benefits:

  • Simple installation
  • Consistent color performance
  • Repeatable industrial production
  • Excellent printhead compatibility
  • Batch to batch uniformity

 

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Xennia Amethyst Sell Sheet

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