Transparent printing ink (gel) Geo Galileus water-based for printing on textiles




Geo Galileus - transparent screen printing water-based paint to obtain the effect of glass, gel, lens, water and other prints with high gloss. When printed over a base design that allows you to see its fine details. Tactile sensations paint is very similar to silicone.


Print options

Types of fabrics

100% cotton, mixed cotton fabrics, polyester.

Mesh selection

31-48 threads/cm.

Recommended tension: 25-35 N/cm.

The choice of the doctor blade

Hardness: single-layer 65 Sh.

Speed: average.

Tilt angle: 30°.


Emulsion: 2+2.

Capillary film: 100 micron.

Printed gap: 2 mm.

The drying parameters

Intermediate drying: 93-99 °C.

Final drying: 150 °C, 2 minutes.


Thinner: Jet Reducer to 3% by weight.

Retarder: Hydracryl Retarder Retarder - up to 5% by weight.

Retainer: Special Fixer for resistance to washing up to 3% by weight.


Store at temperature 18-32º C.

Avoid contact with direct sunlight.

To use during the year of receipt.



• after drying, the base has a very high degree of gloss;

• used for printing on fabrics of 100% cotton, mixed cotton fabrics and polyester;

• odorless;

• elastic paint with excellent adhesion;

• easy passage through recommended meshes.


Printing guidelines

• for best results, follow the recommended printing parameters and the number of grids;

• avoid excessive pressure on the squeegee when printing;

• it is recommended that printing in two passes, with subsequent drying before printing the next color;

• exact drying times cannot be given due to objective differences in power, distance to the heating element intermediate drying, and the thickness of the applied layer of paint;

• to optimize the printing process use a well-strained shape;

• before printing it is recommended to add 3-5% retarder Retarder Hydracryl, which prevents the thickening of the ink on the printed form;

• very strong thickening to restore the printing properties of inks you need to add 1-3% of the diluent Jet Reducer;

• to improve resistance to washing, possible additive 3% retainer Special Fixer. The latch is activated at a temperature of 100°C and do not affect the life of the paint job;

• to clean the screen form in cluding the printing process used water.


Special recommendation

• test for drying are required prior to beginning the print run. Insufficient or excessive drying will result in poor stability of the print to wash, and poor adhesion of paint. The temperature on the surface of the impression with intermediate and final drying must be monitored with a pyrometer or other means;

• responsibility for the correct selection of paint to a printing material lying on the technologist or the printer responsible for making paint and printing options;

• before printing the paint should be stirred;

• decrease the viscosity of the paint (when diluted) affects opacity;

• for any application not referred in this manual, necessary to carry out preliminary tests or to consult a specialist.