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RAIDEX - Sheep branding fluid

Description: RAIDEX sheep branding fluid is suitable for marking sheep and lambs.

It contains harmless, light-fast pigments, mildly-odorous solvent and, in addition to wool grease and natural resins, a wax. This composition achieves good drying and removal during the wool wash. However, it tends to thicken and solidify at temperatures below 15°C.

We therefore strongly recommend that the fluid is stored at room temperature, stirring thoroughly before use and resealed after use.

If the fluid thickens, we recommend heating it up to approx. 20°C or diluting it with our special thinner for sheep branding fluid.

Application: The markings are applied by means of smooth branding irons, which are dipped into the fluid then pressed onto the animal's back.

RAIDEX sheep branding fluid dries within 4 to 8 hours depending on ambient temperature and consistency of the dye. Care must be taken to prevent contact with the dye and hence smudging. The dye marks disappear during the conventional wool wash.

Colours: RAIDEX sheep branding fluid is available in the following contrast colours: red, blue, green, violet, orange, yellow and fluorescent pink.

Delivery form:
Fluid in patented lidded can of 1 kg
Special thinner in 1 and 5 litre drums.
RAIDEX animal marking spray is now available in orange, black, brown and violet. In addition to the established can sizes of 200 ml and 400 ml, we now offer 500 ml spray cans!

We have also expanded the colour range of our RAIDEX sheep marking spray. The new colours are yellow, orange, violet, black, white and day-glo pink. Sheep marking spray is now generally available in the economical 500 ml spray can.
Our proven marking dye from a spray can is now available for use with a pump or pressurised spray or in automatic sorting stations. We offer FastMark for cattle and pigs in the following colours: red, blue, green, orange, black, brown and violet.
For marking eggs, RAIDEX manufactures red and blue ink. These products do of course comply with the food regulatory requirements in accordance with EU Directive 94/36/EC.
The renowned RAIDEX ram crayon wax block is now available with 15% more content.