Marabu Pad printing inks

These inks are available in many standard colors. We can also supply custom-made colors in any mixing system, for example PMS, RAL, HKS etc.


We can also supply pre-mixed colors based on color samples which are supplied to us. With the use of a spectrophotometer device, we can measure and match colors precisely.


Marabu also has free software available to allow the mixing of colors, based on the standard colors they offer. This software contains recipes for all ink qualities and in all color systems.


Please choose for the internet version! By selecting the internet version, all mixing recipes will be updated automatically.

Marabu TPY

The Marabu TPY is one of our most popular and versatile pad printing inks. This ink is specifically popular in the promotional items industry, because of its diversity. The ink can be used in either 1-component or 2-component. For additional information please download the TDS.

Mara prop PP

PP is short for polypropylene. This is a kind of plastic on which normal pad printing ink doesn’t adhere without the use of pre-treatment. However, with Marabu PP pad printing ink in many cases it is possible to print on polypropylene without the use of pre-treatment. This ink can only be used as a 1-component ink. For additional information please check the PDF file.

Learn more about pre-treatment options by watching our video here.

Tampa Glass TPGL

This pad printing ink is used for printing on glass, ceramics, and pottery. Besides that, this ink is also suitable for printing metal surfaces like chrome, aluminum, steel, etc. This ink is only available as a 2-component ink. If the ink is cured with heat, it becomes dishwasher safe. For additional information please check the PDF file.

Tampa Sport TPSP

This pad printing ink has excellent wear and abrasion resistance and is designed for the garment industry.  It is perfect for tagless t-shirt printing or even printing on soles of athletic footwear. This ink is flexible, wash resistant, and has high fade resistance.  For additional information please check the PDF file.

Tampa Pur TPU

TPU is a pad printing ink with extremely good chemical and mechanical resistance. The ink has to be used as a 2-component ink. For additional information please check the PDF file.

Tampa Tex TPX

The TPX ink is specially developed for the textile industry. This ink has an OEKOTEX TM certificate. TPX ink is used a lot for tagless printing T-shirts, trousers, caps, shoes, lingerie, etc. TPX is also suitable for other applications as it is extremely flexible. For additional information please check the PDF file.

TampaPlus is a very fast drying and resistant pad printing ink, versatile and easy to use. Ideally suited for industrial pad printing, (e.g. on operating elements, housings of all kinds, etc.), but it is also well suited for the field of toys and promotional items.

Tampa Star TPr

With its particularly high resistance, TampaStar TPR can be used for products subject to high mechanical stress and the effects of hand perspiration or cleaning agents.

Mixing Ink Is a Science Not an Art

Whether you are mixing a 1-component or 2-component ink, let us assist by guiding you in the specifics on how to achieve the perfect viscosity and get your pad printing machine up and running fast.

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