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Re: [PPLetterpress] Re: Pro-Line PPI ink

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  • Mary Anderson
    Thank you Duncan ­ yes it does help. ... -- Anderson & Anderson Illustration & Design 248.373.9522 Fax 248.373.6557 [Non-text portions of this message have
    Message 1 of 5 , Jan 23, 2008
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      Thank you Duncan ­ yes it does help.


      On 1/23/08 2:26 AM, "splitflexi" <dempster@...> wrote:

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      > I've used a little Pro-Line PPI black now and then-- inherited a 5lb
      > can from a closed shop. I contacted Graphic Chemical for an MSDS and
      > they have very little info on it, even though they sell it, and from
      > my searches it appears to be an obsolete (possibly Japanese?) brand
      > bought out by another company. The single page technical bulletin I
      > received looked like a fax of a fax of mimeograph and revealed very
      > little. I kind of like to know what i'm printing with usually.
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      > It is "neither oil nor rubber based" as their catalog states, but some
      > sort of acrylic resin base that stays open on the press. Clean up is
      > with mineral spirits, but I'm not sure what it can take in terms of
      > drier, reducers, etc. I use it for proofing, non-essential stuff--it
      > was free, and it seems to "work." You might be better off ordering
      > some oil-based relief inks or hanco litho inks from Graphic Chemical--
      > tried and true stuff.
      >
      > Hope that helps,
      >
      > Duncan Dempster
      > Honolulu, Hawaii
      >
      > --- In PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com <mailto:PPLetterpress%40yahoogroups.com>
      > , "nealnatemom" <andtwo@...> wrote:
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      >> > I am considering which inks to buy. Has anyone used Pro-Line PPI
      > from Graphic Chemical and
      >> > Ink? I am open to any type of ink - would like to know what everyone
      > uses. I will be printing
      >> > cards, CD liners, business cards and small posters on my press.
      > Thanks in advance.
      >> >
      >
      >
      >


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