Consumables-Ink - UV/UV LED Offset

Heidelberg Launches New Saphira Ink Series for LE UV Users
January 23, 2014

Heidelberg is now augmenting its technology portfolio with perfectly coordinated ink series sold under the Saphira label, offering users machine technology and consumables from a single source. The new ink series, available as Saphira Ink Low Energy UV 100 and 400, are ideal for printing on paper, card/board, and non-absorbent materials.

Sun Chemical Launches a World First to Bring Real Advantages to UV Printing
June 29, 2008

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY—May 29, 2008—A breakthrough in UV curing inks for sheetfed offset printing has been unveiled by Sun Chemical as part of its growing commitment to customers and the environment. Commercial production has started for a world-first ‘eco-friendly’ UV ink, called Suncure® Advantage, which uses 30 percent sustainable materials – a first for a UV curing ink. The twin challenges of high productivity at the highest press speeds, together with the need to source ‘sustainable’ materials, have resulted in this unique range of inks. These new inks are the result of several years of research and development and bring real advantages to UV

Sun Chemical Breakthrough at Drupa with Increased Line Speeds for Led Curing Chemistry
June 2, 2008

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY—June 2, 2008 – SunJet, the inkjet ink division of Sun Chemical, has announced at drupa the development of new and novel ink chemistry specifically designed for curing under exposure to UV light from LED sources. In laboratory tests line speeds in single pass applications have exceeded 100m or 300 ft. per minute. SunJet is present on the Sun Chemical stand at drupa 2008, Düsseldorf from May 29 to June 11, in Hall 6, Stand B75. SunJet is a leader in the development of UV curing inks and has supported the industry developments in LED UV lamp technology for several years and was

INX Digital’s TDI Intros new High-speed, Single-pass UV LED-curing Ink-jet Ink
May 21, 2008

SAN LEANDRO, CA—May 21, 2008—Triangle Digital INX Co. (TDI), a member of INX Digital, has stepped up the pace in global ink leadership, partnering with LED curing specialist Summit UV in developing EVOLVE™ UV — the first UV LED-curing ink to deliver eye-popping 4-color with single-pass through-cure at speeds of 80’ per minute or higher, running with Xaar™ 1001 piezoelectric printheads. All with no inert curing atmosphere. DRUPA visitors can see the system in action at the INX Digital Exhibit CO2 in Hall 8b, from May 29 through June 11, 2008 in Dusseldorf, Germany. “We’ve been working with LED-cure inks for some time,”

WetFlex Technologies Make First Public Demonstration
May 19, 2008

WEXHAM SPRINGS, SLOUGH, UK—May 16, 2008—Sun Chemical is partnering with Energy Sciences Inc (ESI), the world’s leading electron beam supplier, and Comexi Group, a global supplier of machines dedicated to the flexible packaging sector, to showcase the WetFlex™ flexographic printing technology at drupa – its first public demonstration. Being shown on the Comexi stand (Hall 10, Stand C62), WetFlex is a breakthrough technology which delivers wet-on-wet flexographic printing. It is designed to meet the needs of the flexible packaging market for improved print quality, efficiency, and low environmental impact. WetFlex uses the inks, a new generation energy curable ink technology specially developed and patented

Advance Details of the Toyo Ink Exhibit
May 13, 2008

May 13, 2008—Designed to be used on thin paper, Toyo Ink’s “FD LED Series” of LED-UV curable offset inks consists of a range of offset inks hard dried using ultraviolet rays produced by dedicated light emitting diodes (LEDs). Although the “FD LED Series” achieves the same level of ink performance as UV curable inks dried using conventional UV lamps, it is lined up as a next-generation technology due to the fact that it reduces environmental impact by conserving energy. It is aimed squarely at users focused on printing innovation. First and foremost, UV curable offset inks are regarded as a particularly environmentally

Sun Chemical Turns Up the Heat in Drupa Build-up
May 2, 2008

WEXHAM SPRINGS, UK—May 2, 2008—At drupa, Sun Chemical will be announcing ‘world firsts’ in UV curing printing inks and flexible packaging, advances in water-based printing technology and international strategic partnerships. The company will be on stand B75, Hall 6, at the show in Düsseldorf from May 29 to June 11. Around the theme ‘Working for You,’ Sun Chemical will be presenting full details of its products and solutions within the Packaging, Publication, Commercial and Industrial sectors that deliver quality, service and innovation. It will also be running the graphic arts industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of inks on the printing presses of most manufacturers

Overview Announced of Toyo Ink Group Booth
April 21, 2008

TOKYO, JAPAN—April 21, 2008—Toyo Ink Manufacturing Co., Ltd. announced today that it will be exhibiting a variety of high-quality, high-performance products, such as printing inks and next-generation printing materials targeting the European marketplace at drupa 2008, the international graphic arts show (held May 29 – June 11, 2008, in Düsseldorf, Germany). Featured Products Based on the Toyo Ink Group’s global tag line “Value You Can See,” the Group will be exhibiting at drupa2008 under the new theme of “building a successful foundation for business in Europe”. The following is a list of products that will be exhibited in the Toyo Ink Group’s booth at

Flint Group to Debut at Drupa 2008, Offer Innovations
April 16, 2008

LUXEMBOURG—04/16/08—Flint Group, a young and exciting company, dedicated to serving the printing and packaging industry, is preparing for its debut at drupa. “Having been brought together from four major well respected businesses, each leading companies in their own right, and having leveraged our strengths and capabilities, we now as Flint Group have more to offer than ever before” says Charles Knott, Chief Executive Officer Flint Group. Around the theme “Always imPRESSive!” Flint Group is presenting their product offerings on its two stands: The Printing Inks Divisions as well as the Flint Group Flexographic Products, Flint Group Narrow Web and Flint Group Pigments Divisions will