The Saphira Ink Low Energy UV 100 and 400 Series from Heidelberg have been developed for use with the company’s DryStar LE (Low Energy) UV drying technology, an energy-efficient process that reduces the number of dryer lamps required in the press, helping to cut energy consumption significantly.
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Designed for use with its 1000 Line of continuous ink jet printers, Videojet’s V458-D UV ink is a UV fluorescent ink specifically formulated for dual-purpose applications that require both machine readable fluorescent and human readable codes.
Helping to reduce food-borne illnesses, Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI) has developed patent-pending ‘reveal inks’ that provide a “return to fridge” reminder that appears on packaging when the product – such as milk, yogurt, salsa, pickles, and ketchup – starts to warm up and can become vulnerable to spoilage
New ink from Code Tech for digital thermal ink-jet coding is for use in HP disposable ink-jet cartridges. This is a thermal resin ink that dries by adhesion as opposed to evaporation, which makes it suitable for a variety of non-porous substrates.
Zanasi’s 511 Plastic Bio Black ink is fully Mek (Methyl Ethyl Ketone)-free, does not release any harmful volatile organic component into the work environment, and consists exclusively of ethyl lactate, a plant-derived solvents made using components extracted from soy and corn.