Drying time of SQ-60 is typically less than three to five seconds. The ink is said to be low maintenance; it can be left in the printer for a number of days without drying up and clogging the system.
Squid Ink: Water-based ink
The SQ-60(TM) series water-based ink formulation from Squid Ink Mfg. (Spring Lake Park, MN) is a porous, drop-on-demand ink that produces fast-drying, high-quality marks on absorbent substrates such as corrugated boxes, kraft paper, wood products, fibers and fabrics.