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Xennia® Amethyst

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Benefits

  • True production reliability
  • Simple installation and ease of use
  • High vibrancy colors 
  • Expanded color gamut
  • Excellent fastness performance

Setting the standard for reactive dye digital textile printing

Xennia® Amethyst is a globally renowned reactive ink solution for printing cotton, viscose, linen, rayon and silk with outstanding quality. Using the best performing materials in combination with our extensive expertise in digital printing, Sensient has maximized the running performance of the ink whilst offering color brilliance combined with an extended gamut and excellent fastness performance.

Optimized for use in high intensity production environments on high volume industrial printers, Xennia Amethyst provides repeated quality ensuring customer satisfaction. Its color depth and shade provide intensity to all designs with our pioneering chemistry, ensuring every detail is visible on all compatible fabrics.

Overview

Xennia® Amethyst is a series of water-based inks developed to offer optimal performance for direct printing onto cotton, viscose, silk and cellulosic substrates.
The use of carefully selected dyes provides a very high color gamut with outstanding printing performance.
Xennia® Amethyst is suitable for most printers using Kyocera piezo printheads compatible with water-based inks

Sensient’s compliance team can assist with any specific regulatory requirements.

How to use

Printing

Xennia® Amethyst has been tested on the most frequently used printers, however the suitability of the inks for individual machines and models in each application should be validated by the user with the support of Sensient.

Xennia® Amethyst inks have been specifically developed for direct printing using a belt feed system. Fabrics should be pre-treated prior to printing as described in the technology overview page.

For optimal printing, the relative humidity rate must be kept at 55% or higher and the ambient temperature should be around 20°C (70°F).

Fixation

After printing, the print should be dried before undergoing a finishing process comprising of fixation in steam at 100-104⁰C for 8-10 minutes with subsequent wash-off.

 

Available for the following printheads

KYOCERA

Properties:

Shelf life

Inks should be stored in a controlled environment at a temperature between 10-30°C. If stored under these recommended conditions, the inks have a shelf life of 12 (twelve) months. If the ink exceeds the shelf life detailed on the bottle, please contact Sensient directly for advice on continued use.

Fastness

Substrate: 240 g/m2, 100 % viscose
Printing resolution: 600 dpi

All fastness properties have been measured at 100% coverage.

The following inks are available

Name Code
Xennia Amethyst KY Cyan X8467
Xennia Amethyst KY Magenta X8468
Xennia Amethyst KY Yellow X8469
Xennia Amethyst KY Black X8470
Xennia Amethyst KY Orange X8471
Xennia Amethyst KY Blue X8472
Xennia Amethyst KY Red X8473
Xennia Amethyst KY Grey X8503
Xennia Amethyst KY Ultra Black X8510
Standard packaging: 10 kg
 
Product Light* Water (severe) Washing (60°C) Persp. (acid) Persp. (alkali) Rubbing (dry) Rubbing (wet)
Xennia Amethyst ISO 105 /B02 100%/10% ISO 105 /E01 ch./st. ISO 105 /C03 ch./st. ISO 105 /E04 -ch./st. ISO 105 /E04 ch./st. ISO 105 /X12 ch./st. ISO 105 /X12 ch./st.
Cyan > 6 4 / 4-5 4-5 / 4 3-4 / 4-5 4 / 4-5 4-5 4-5
Magenta 5 4 / 4-5 4-5 / 4 3-4 / 5 4 / 5 4-5 4
Yellow > 6 4-5 / 5 5 / 4 4-5 / 4-5 5 / 5 4-5 4-5
Black 6 4 / 5 4-5 / 4 4 / 4-5 5 / 5 4-5 4-5
Red 5 4 / 4-5 5 / 4 4-5 / 4-5 5 / 4-5 4-5 4
Orange > 6 4-5 / 5 4-5 / 4 4 / 4-5 4-5 / 4-5 4-5 4
Blue 5-6 4-5 / 4-5 5 / 4 4 / 5 5 / 5 4-5 4-5
Grey 4 4-5 / 4-5 3-4 / 4 4-5 / 4 4 / 4-5 5 5
Ultra Black > 6 4 / 5 4-5 / 4 4 / 4-5 5 / 5 4-5 4-5

ch : change: , st. : staining

Home textiles

Home textiles

Sensient inks turn creativity into productivity, personalizing your interior design with the finest details and turning your textile furniture coverings into works of art.

Garment roll to roll printing

Garment roll to roll

In high end fashion turn your creativity into a production reality with bold colours and sharp detail. Stand out from the crowd with superior colour and application performance offering consistency of quality in all aspects of your print. The world leading Sensient ink allow an extraordinary color palette to transform your designs whilst maintaining maximum printer performance and printhead lifetime.

Accessories

Accessories

Adding a high quality colored accessory such as a scarf or bag to an outfit ensemble allows consumers to add a personal touch to their fashion. With digital printing reach new dimensions by using Sensient inks Their vivid colors, versatility in usage, iexcellence in printing and the enhanced productivity ensure you always get that second glance.