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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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Sep 5, 2019 | Industry News

A New Way to Produce Pigments from Plant Waste

Imperial student Nicole Stjernswärd is using plant waste to create natural powder pigments that can be used for paints, inks. He has invented Kaiku, a system that turns plants into powdered paint...

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Aug 30, 2019 | Industry News

allnex to Talk about Acrylic Polyols, 2K PU Floor Coatings and More at ABRAFATI 2019

allnex will be on hand to meet with its customers and share information about the latest coatings innovations, including Liquid Resin and Additives, Amino and Phenolic Crosslinkers, Powder Coating...

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Aug 21, 2019 | Industry News

EuPIA Simplifies Suitability List of Photoinitiators & Photosynergists for FCM

The European Printing Ink Association (EuPIA) has updated its Suitability List of Photoinitiators and Photosynergists for Food Contact Materials which identifies the suitability of photoinitiators...

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Aug 13, 2019 | Product News

Sun Chemical to Launch UV Flexo Ink Concentrates at Labelexpo 2019

Sun Chemical will use Labelexpo as a platform for the global launch of SolarVerse, a range of highly pigmented, low viscosity, multipurpose UV flexo base concentrates. By simply blending a base...

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Jul 31, 2019 | Industry News

Arkema to Acquire Photoinitiator Manufacturer Lambson

Arkema has announced a project to acquire Lambson, a company specializing in photoinitiators for curing, a technology meeting the demands of markets such as electronics, 3D printing, digital ink...

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Jul 30, 2019 | Product News

Braskem to Unveil Renewable-based Solvent for Inks

Braskem has announced its first solvent made from renewable resources. The product has applications in segments such as inks, thinners and adhesives. The new biobased oxygenated solvent features...

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Jul 30, 2019 | Industry News

INX Expands Its R&D Complex in West Chicago, Illinois

INX International Ink has completed expansion of its Research & Development complex in West Chicago, Illinois. The new construction project has nearly doubled the amount of space. The expansion...

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Jul 9, 2019 | Product News

Ashland Adds Purekote™ 8020 WB Offline Primer to its RIT-certified Portfolio

Purekote™ 8020 waterbased offline primer for HP Indigo digital inks joins Ashland’s comprehensive portfolio of Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) certified overprint varnishes and laminating...

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Jul 9, 2019 | Industry News

MIT Startup Lumii Uses Inks to Create Three-dimensional Images

Lumii uses complex algorithms to precisely place tens of millions of dots of ink on two sides of clear film to create light fields that achieve the same visual effects as special films and lenses...

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Jul 5, 2019 | Product News

DSM Adds New UV-curable Resin to its Skins® Family

DSM has launched a new resin product, via the Skins® family, to enable silky-feel design and packaging across a wider range of applications. Specifically, the new AgiSyn™ 248 resin, which is also...

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