Inks/Coatings/Primers

Save Money on Proofs

MetallicProof Film paper is designed for use with the company's Stylus Pro WT7900 with UltraChrome HDR White Ink. The ink provides an opaque base layer,

Software Allows Striking Metallic Images, Special Effects

Color-Logic received a coveted MustSee'ems! award at Graph Expo 2010 in Chicago, October 3—5 at McCormick Place

Inkjet Coatings Are Offered

RhinoFlexx Inkjet Receptive Coatings are for application to paper, foil, and synthetic substrates. Coatings are available in high-gloss, satin, and matte

Partnering To Secure UL Recognition

The Fasson Roll North America div. of Avery Dennison Corp. worked with ink and inkjet systems manufacturers to secure UL recognition on press inks and inkjet systems

Pulse Names Graymills for Digital UV Varnishes

UK-based ink manufacturer Pulse Roll Label Products has named Graymills, Inc., as its distributor in North America

Control Ink, Save Time

Microcolor/Mercury automated ink control for letterpress and offset presses is said to provide savings of both production time and waste material. System

Toner Meets FDA Guidelines

QA-I toner meets all applicable FDA guidelines for indirect food contact under room temperature and less severe conditions as well as direct food contact

Deinking Study Is Shared

The Digital Print Deinking Alliance (DPDA) shared the first of a series of scientific research investigations into the deinkability of inkjet printed papers at the PTS/CTP Deinking Symposium held in Munich, Germany, in April. Inkjet prints were successfully deinked

Toyo Ink To Launch New Company

Toyo Ink Mfg. Co. Ltd. will start Toyo Ink Brasil Ltda. as a new sales subsidiary in May 2010, dealing primarily in printing inks in São Paulo, Brazil

Inks Have Many Benefits

Flexocure FORCE ink is said to enable narrow web printers to get better quality as well as improved mileage and press performance. Reported benefits include

Inks Give Bright, Bold Colors

High-performance metallic inks include UV flexo gold and silver, UV screen silver and UV flexo VMP (Very Bright Foil Replacement) silver. Inks are said

Coatings Safe for Food Contact

Aqualene 5001 is a water-based, repulpable, biodegradable, high-OGR (oil and grease resistant), environmentally safe coating for the paper converting

Proof with Many Types of Ink

Benchtop color communication devices include the K Printing Proofer, said to produce high quality proofs with gravure, gravure-offset, or flexo inks.

Inkjet Coatings Are Versatile

Aqueous coatings for inkjet printing are formulated to accept a diverse range of inks with varying surface tensions, allowing the printer to achieve even

Thickener Lasts Long

Aqua Thix 600 water-based thickener is compatible with the full range of aqueous inks, coatings, and adhesives. Features a solids profile of 33%, which

Coatings Are Metallic Alternative & Green

MiraFoil coatings are an environmental alternative to metallic foil laminates. Claimed fully recyclable, coatings are a UV-curable alternative to foil board laminating and hot foil stamping while being equally brilliant to foil.

Shrink Sleeve Ink Has Low Odor

The 9200 Series UV flexo shrink sleeve ink reportedly features low odor, high flexibility, high slip, and excellent rheology characteristics. Formulated

Offset Inks Set Quickly

SunPak Diamond inks are said to provide high-definition print resolution, low misting at high speeds, and fast setting properties that reduce waste. Can

Ink Has High Bond Values

PolarTek universal flexo white laminating ink reportedly can be used over many existing ink systems to deliver high bond values with all laminating processes,

Control Color in Wide Format

ColorServer wide-format color management software allows users to achieve uniform results across different manufacturers. Automate color space conversions,

Inks Impart Texture

Aqua-Puff aqueous inks can impart 3-D texture and design effects. They are overprintable by flexo, gravure, and screen technology. Inks are hot-stampable,

UV Inks Have Low Migration

Low-migration UV inks for printing food packaging include Uvalux U41 and Uvalux U71 for offset; Uvaflex Y71 for flexo; and Uvacurid XUV and Uvacurid C71

Transfer Ribbons In Many Colors

Thermal transfer ribbons are offered in 75 colors and qualities, ready to be shipped as finished ribbons in standard dimensions or as jumbo rolls to be

Software Cuts Setup Costs

KeyColor Adelphi AutoSet software utilizes the output of CTP to preset ink fountain keys and reduce setup costs on presses with ink control systems from

Soy Coatings Aid Environment

ProCure UV soy coatings include standard gloss, imprintable gloss, and matte. All are formulated with varying amounts of domestically produced and renewably

Flint Group Announces Print Awards

During Labelexpo Europe in September 2009, Flint Group Narrow Web, Trelleborg, Sweden, announced the winners of its fifth annual Narrow Web Print Awards

Inks for Shrink Sleeves

The W500 Series water-based ink is designed for reverse-print shrink sleeves for PVC and PET films. Reported benefits include high-speed printing; ease

Time To Say Goodbye

After writing some 41 columns, it is time for me to move on into new business areas. Working with the PFFC staff has been a uniquely enjoyable experience

Clean Anilox Rolls Safely

A re-engineered anilox roll cleaning system is said to be environmentally safe and to be more powerful and user-friendly with a low profile for easy use

Anilox Cleaner Cuts Makeready Time

CHARLOTTE, NC | Cenveo Inc. is using HarperScientific's multipurpose cleaner, AltraWash Blue, in its automatic anilox roll cleaning machine at its Cadmus

 

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