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Sustainable Ink for Plastic Substrates

Videojet launches its patent-pending V4264 and V464 continuous inkjet (CIJ) inks ideal for printing codes and other information on plastics as well as metal and glass substrates. They are designed for use in Videojet CIJ printers.

Videoejet Cij Code On Flexible Pkg

Videojet’s V4264 and V464 non-MEK black inks demonstrate excellent adhesion to flexible food packaging and feature lower make-up consumption than comparable MEK-based inks.

The inks meet tough industry standards including the strict Japan ISHL Class 2 Organic Solvent List and the Swiss Food Packaging Ordinance. The inks’ most notable safety and sustainability differentiators include:

• Non-CMR (carcinogens, mutagens, reproductive toxins) formulation without MEK, acetone or methanol

• Less make-up consumption than comparable MEK-based inks, resulting in fewer cartridge changes and reduced plastic and cardboard waste, lower VOC emissions and fewer printer touches

Ideal for use where alternatives to MEK-based inks are preferred, such as with food applications, V4264 and V464 deliver excellent adhesion to a variety of substrates including acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), aluminum, biaxial oriented polypropylene (BOPP), polystyrene, polycarbonate, and steel. The inks also show excellent resistance to acids, bases, mineral spirits and oils.

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