Consumables-Ink - UV/UV LED Offset

Cover Story: Food Packaging and Consumer Safety
August 18, 2020 at 10:52 am

Consumers place a great deal of trust in brands to provide safe food products, and it’s up to converters and brand owners to develop packaging that ensures food safety.

Zeller+Gmelin Expands its Low Migration Ink Portfolio
October 14, 2019 at 2:36 pm

Ink manufacturer Zeller+Gmelin has announced it has expanded its low-migration ink portfolio, with a new series of scale colors for LED-UV sheetfed and web offset printing. With its low-migration and low odor characteristics, the new series of inks is particularly well-suited for food packaging applications.

Continuous Change, Continuous Challenge
February 1, 2010

For LogoTech (Fairfield, N.J.), UV printing has been a way of life since its inception. Although UV colors are often vibrant and cleanup simplified, there are environmental considerations to address.

Ink-Substrate Interactions...
August 1, 2009

Broadly speaking, there are two kinds of ink-substrate interactions: desirable and undesirable. Desirable ink-substrate interactions are defined by their outcome: satisfactory ink adhesion; appropriate scuff-, weather-, or moisture-resistance; light-fastness, color-fastness, printability, etc. Undesirable interactions fail on one or more counts.