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Sun Chemical to Launch its Eco-friendly Ink at K 2016

Published on 2016-09-09. Author : SpecialChem

NÜRNBURG, Germany -- Sun Chemical will introduce its latest environmentally friendly ink for pad printing, alongside its wide range of functional and decorative products for plastic and rubber applications on stand C63-01, Hall 4 at K 2016, which takes place from 19-26 October in Düsseldorf Germany.

Sun Chemical and its German screen printing division, Coates Screen Inks GmbH, will showcase the new regulatory compliant ink for a wide range of substrates and applications.

RoHS, REACH and EuPIA Compliant Ink

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The Pad Printing Ink is Free from:

  • BPA
  • Cyclohexanone
  • Butyl glycolate 
  • Aromatic hydrocarbons 

  • It is Safe to Use for:

    • Food
    • Drink 
    • Medical applications

    The new ink, which will be part of Sun Chemical’s SunPad range of inks, is compliant with RoHS, REACH and EuPIA standards and meets the EU Toy Safety Directive DIN EN ISO 71-3:2013 as well as USP Class VI – Certificate for medical applications.

    The ink can be applied to a number of substrates including:

    It can also be used in a wide range of applications including:
    • Bottle caps
    • Medical syringes
    • Toys
    • Mobile phones 

    Located in the ESMA Pavillion, Sun Chemical will also illustrate its market knowledge and capabilities for automotive/high tech, plastics decoration, pad printing, functional print and printed electronics, by demonstrating its products for these sectors including:
    • SunHytek for automotive and hitech applications
    • SunPad for pad printing
    • SunCarte for laminated plastic cards
    • SunPromo graphic inks for plastic applications
    • SunPoly plastic container inks

    Robin McMillan, Product Manager – Industrial and Graphics Europe Screen Division, comments: “The K show is a great platform for us to present our industrial and screen inks to these varied market sectors. K has a strong visitor audience across a number of industries for plastics and rubber applications and following the success we saw at K 2013, it’s only natural for us to exhibit again. Visitors to our stand will benefit from our market insight and experience to see that we are the ideal ink partner.”

    About Sun Chemical

    Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC group, is one of the leading producers of printing inks, coatings and supplies, pigments, polymers, liquid compounds, solid compounds, and application materials. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical has annual sales of more than $7.5 billion and over 20,000 employees supporting customers around the world. 

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    Source: Sun Chemical
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