Technical information series 180

Description:

Solvent based printing Designed  for rotogravure revers printing (followed by lamination).

Applications:

Ink intended for flexographic printing.Its main application  is for Internal, front print on following substrate.

  • Bopp
  • PET(treated Polyester)
  • CPP

 

Properties:

Very good laminat ability

Very high color intensity high coverage the power ink

Use high speeds ability

Very good print ability

Very high gloss

High ability to add solvent to ink

High ink rheology

Viscosity of printing:

Viscosity:  30- 40 seconds (DINCUP4) at temperature 20 degree

Thinning: 13-16 seconds (DINCUP4) at temperature 20 degree

With doctor blade:22-24 seconds (DINCUP4) at temperature 20 degree

Without doctor blade:18-22 seconds (DINCUP4) at temperature 20 degree

 

Preparation for printing:

  • Iso propyl alcohol 20% Ethyl acetate 80%
  • Slow: Methoxy propanol, Ethyl glycol (use 5% max)
  • Fast: Ethyl acetate

Adding only thinner or excessive use of solvent to cut down strength may alter the Characteristics of the product. Recommend the use of extender varnish for cut down the strength.

Storage conditions:

Store the ink in the original packing at a temperature not below  and not in direct contact with sunlight.

Packing:

18kg drum

Larger container on request