Consumables-Ink - UV/UV LED Offset

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.

Time To Shine...
April 1, 2009

Round up of the latest offerings in UV inks and coatings for enhancing durability and high-end graphics.

January 3, 2007

Xaar extends its relationship with Agfa Graphics with the approval of one of the company’s UV-curable inks for use with the OmniDot 760 printhead, which was co-developed between Xaar and Agfa. Agfa specifically developed the Xaar range of UV-curable general purpose inks to achieve effective jetting of vibrant and lightfast colours to guarantee high-quality, durable results for a wide range of indoor and outdoor applications. Formulated using high-quality pigments with high fade-resistance, the ink ensures long-lasting results in outdoor applications. Its fast-curing capability enables high-productivity and offers excellent adhesion and a tough, scratch-resistant finish on a wide range of rigid and flexible substrates. This