Using our range of PermaBase and PermaFix range of products correctly will guarantee wonderful results of your printed substrate. Please follow the following tips to achieve the best results:

 Glass & Ceramics 

It is best to apply all PermaBase chemicals with a lint free cloth, evenly and allow them to dry fully. This usually takes between 4-8 min. Once printed, you can then apply PermaFix and use as soon as it is dry. It is recommended that you don’t wash the printed item for at least 24 hours, after which you should enjoy perfect protection of your item or utilize a heat-gun to expedite the drying process.

 Plastics 

Plastics are tricky as they are so varied. It is best to test each item individually in order to achieve the best results. Using the PermaBase for Plastics clean your product well by applying to the printed area. Once dry, apply the PermaBase PRIOR to printing. Once dry, you can print your item. Our new HDPE and PP PermaBase primers have just been released and have exhibited amazing results with substrates that were virtually impossible to print in the past.

 Metals 

Metals are not all created equally. It is best to test each item individually in order to achieve the best results. Using the PermaBase for Metals clean your product well by applying to the printed area. Once dry, apply the PermaBase PRIOR to printing. Once dry, you can print your item.

 HDPE & PP 

HDPE & PP items are some of the most challenging to print on UV printers. It is precisely for this reason that we have developed primers especially suited for these  difficult to print items. This single component primer is very easy to use and gives immediate results creating a scratch resistant base that allows UV inks to adhere to almost perfectly.

Comparison Sheet

Primer Instruction Sheet

Instruction Sheet HDPE and PP