The new AquaTech ION label ink systems are now available from INX International Ink Co. Introduced to the market at the Labelexpo Americas 2012 show last September, these premium quality water based flexographic printing ink formulations represent a significant advancement for paper, film and thermal label printing on anilox rolls up to 1500 lines per inch. Each ION aqueous system is designed to offer strong performance with superior press stability for better printability at a wide range of press speeds.
The paper, thermal and film systems provide benefits with what distinct characteristics. ION-P is formulated to run on various paper substrates to include most prime label, EDP, semi-gloss and a wide variety of pressure sensitive and tag liners. ION-T offers high heat resistance and is designed for direct and indirect printing across various paper substrates. The ION-F series is designed to provide excellent adhesion on most treated, non-porous Film structures including polyethylene, polypropylene, polyester, cellophane, vinyls and foils.
INX International Ink Co. is the third largest producer of inks in North America with over 20 facilities in the US and Canada, and is a global supplier as part of Sakata INX worldwide operations.