05 December 2007
Roland DG has launched what it describes as a low-cost high-quality ink that it claims offers outstanding colour density, a wide gamut and rugged durability for a variety of applications.
06 November 2007
| by Karen Charlesworth
Clinic topics this month: Kevin Purdy on environmentally sound ink; Paul Sherfield on ISO and Fogra standards; and Karen Charlesworth on short-run bookbinding
10 October 2007
Bordeaux Digital PrintInk has launched a water-based pigmented ink for piezo-inkjet technology.
09 October 2007
Pantone unveiled its Goe System featuring more than 2,000 new Pantone colours at Graph Expo last month. The announcement marked the firms first major product launch since it introduced its Matching System 45 years ago.
01 August 2007
Flint Group has announced its water-based ink building block technology, which lets users tailor-make inks to their requirements.
08 June 2007
| by Lisa Berwin
Gravure inks, in comparison to offset inks, are a lot less viscous. The gravure printing process requires liquid ink, which fills the cells of the printing cylinders at a high speed. To keep the viscosity low when printing gravure, the solvents that are used are very important; they also alter the concentration of the pigments. When selecting a solvent, it is important to take into account factors such as their boiling and flash points.
23 May 2007
| by Simon Nias
Three former Sun Chemical employees, including former Sun Chemical Gibbon managing director Graham Frost, have set up their own inks and coatings venture, Inks Coating European (ICE).
16 May 2007
Wyndeham Grange factory co-ordinator Andy Walker loves the forgiving nature and lack of waste produced by this vegetable-based ink process
16 April 2007
Sun Chemical has launched Metal-Eco; the worlds first vegetable oil-based sheetfed offset metallic inks.
14 March 2007
Fujifilm Sericol has become the latest supplier to announce price increases, with rises of up to 6% for its screen inks and screen-making products.