Sigma Multi-Purpose Pad Printing Ink

MP Series

About Sigma MP Inks

Sigma Multi-Purpose Pad Printing Ink is specially formulated for the demands of the pad printing process with transferability, opacity, adhesion, flexibility and high wear resistance being the core attributes.

The Multi-Purpose ink series adheres extremely well to ABS, Acrylics, Polystyrene, Polycarbonate, SAN, PET, Rigid and flexible PVC, varnished surfaces, Nylon, Polyurethane, Powder Coated and Anodized surfaces, Glass, pretreated Polypropylene, pretreated Polyethylene, and POM’s such as Delrin with pre-treat and post bake.

As with all Sigma Ink Series the MP ink series has earned:

  • USP Class VI Medical Certification
  • REACH Compliance (EC 1907/2006)
  • RoHS Compliance (RoHS2 Directive 2011/65/EU)
  • ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System
  • ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System

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Looking for a Custom Color Match?

Experience true batch-to-batch color consistency when using Sigma inks to perform custom color formulation, or when ordering pre-blended colors. Every lot of Sigma ink is carefully analyzed using a spectrophotometer to ensure color consistency without drift, allowing you to formulate a color recipe once and repeat with confidence.

Custom Color Matching can be performed according to:

  • Pantone Matching System
  • Sample color chip
  • RAL Color Standard
  • Federal Standard 595
  • L*a*b* color values

Color matches can be provided as a blend number to order pre-blended ink, or we can provide the blend recipe for you to mix the color match in-house on demand.

Buy Standard Colors

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Multi-Purpose Series Ink and Additive Usage Guide

Single ComponentMP200 Hardener (10% by wt.)MP201 Glass Hardener (10% by wt.)MP202 Adhesion Promoter (10% by wt.)MP203 (5% by wt.) *Shortens pot life of the ink and life of the padMP206 Adhesion Promoter (10% by wt.)*Pretreat (Corona of Flame)Low Temperature Bake (175° - 20 min.)High Temperature Bake (300° - 20 min.)
Acrylic Glass (PMMA)recommended
Anodized Aluminumrecommendedrecommendedrecommended
Glass, Ceramics and Chromerecommendedrecommendedrecommended
PETG, PETArecommended
POM (Delrin)recommendedrecommendedrecommended
Polyamide (Nylon, Kevlar)recommended
Polyethylene, Pre-treatedrecommendedrecommendedrecommendedrecommended
Polypropylene, Pre-treatedrecommendedrecommended
Powder Coated Surfacesrecommended
PVC, Rigidrecommended
PVC, Flexiblerecommended
Textiles, Cottonrecommended
Textiles, Syntheticsrecommended
Varnished Surfacesrecommended
Paper, Corrugated Boardrecommended