Designed to provide the high-resolution, high-quality, scratch-resistant coding required for the packaging of ready meals and convenience foods, Domino Printing Sciences' BK652 thermal ink jet ink has a drying time of less than half a second and is said to be four times more resistant to fade than comparable inks available for retail packaging.
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Three new additions to Domino’s range of CIJ (continuous ink jet) black inks – the 2BK026, the 2BK030, and the 2BK028 – are compatible with the company’s A-Series printers, and are particularly suitable for the food and aerospace component industries.
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.
VersafixT plasticizer from Eastman Chemical Company is a versatile, non-phthalate plasticizer formulated to provide viscosity control, maximized low-temperature efficacy, and elasticity to water-based adhesives.
Designed to help users determine package impact on the recycling stream and rPET production, the free PET Packaging Recycling Calculator iPhone and Android app from Plastic Technologies, Inc. (PTI) helps users calculate the recyclability of their polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles, containers, and/or packages.