ARMY HELMET CAMOFLAGE
OBJECT: Disperse liquid color concentrates into viscous vinyl printing ink.
PROBLEM: Colors must be homogenized with high shear to obtain maximum color development
RESULTS: Viscous vinyl resin is mixed with methyl ethyl ketone – MEK – and liquid colors.
AB MIXER: Model C-5-1 with 40 HP explosion proof motor.
BENEFIT: Existing technology from automotive fabric printing application used on new protective helmets for U.S. military.
EQUIPMENT REPLACED: New installation.