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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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Selection Guide

Solvent Based Flexible Packaging Inks

By Terence Kenneth

Flexible packaging has now become popular in various industries ranging from consumer products to industrial applications. Both flexographic and gravure printing methods are used for flexible packaging printing. These two methods share the same raw materials; hence guidelines to select raw materials for the both printing methods are common. Review the guidelines to select raw materials such as waxes, surface additives, various resins as well as pigments for flexible packaging inks.

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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. Find out what are the common types of raw materials (waxes, resins, emulsions, defoamers, surfactants and pigments) used for producing water-based inks for folding cartons.

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