The Universal Selection Source: Coatings Ingredients

Inks Channel
Inks industry is split between various processes which are different because of the image transfer method and by the type of image carrier employed. The image can be transferred to the substrate either by direct printing where the image is transferred directly from the image carrier to the substrate or by indirect printing where the image is first transferred to a cylinder ant then to substrate. Different inks processes: Flexographic inks, Lithographic printing Letterpress, Gravure printing, Screen printing, Digital inks.

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Selection Guide

Solvent Based Flexible Packaging Inks

By Terence Kenneth

Review the guidelines to select raw materials dedicated to flexible packaging inks segment. This selection guide would help you select waxes, surface additives, various resins as well as pigments for flexible packaging inks. Both flexographic and gravure printing methods are used for flexible packaging printing. These two methods share the same raw materials, so in this selection guide both printing methods will be grouped and explained together.

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Selection Guide

Water Based Folding Carton Inks

By Terence Kenneth

Inks for folding cartons need to be formulated with moderately high gloss and good surface rub resistance. This selection guide will detail the common types of materials used in folding carton segment. It would also help you select waxes, resins, emulsions, defoamers, surfactants and pigments for producing inks for folding cartons.

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