Digital Inks: Top Picks - Xerox's HF Ink

Xerox inks were introduced on the Baltoro platform but have been finely tuned for the W series heads and Baltoro DFE.

23 Mar 2022 | By PrintWeek Team

One line description: 
High fusion inks.

One quote by a customer who uses this product: 
“Xerox equipment is our go to digital press. With its consistent performance we have been able to rely on this press. Reliability is key to our operation. The high-capacity feed trays are versatile and work well with the wide range of stocks that are out there. With the fluorescent speciality toners, we are able to enhance eye catching designs, adding value to our customer products. This also helps us to stand out from our competition. We have been very impressed with Xerox”.

How is it manufactured? 
Xerox believes that these inks result in a simpler process for being able to print on coated stocks, eliminating the need for precoats or intermediary transfer while allowing more reliability in downstream finishing as there is less material to gum up the finishing lines.

Where is it manufactured? 
It is manufactured in multiple locations across the world.

What's the function? 
It is used in high end colour production presses such as the Baltoro production presses.

One big brand that has deployed it and how? 
There are many reputed global brands that use our equipment for various purposes from brand to customer communication and the job is generally outsourced to large commercial printers.

How green is the ink? 
Sustainability is a key factor in reducing costs and unlocking new growth opportunities. Xerox inkjet takes the business and environmental benefits of digital inkjet technology and expands on them, allowing you to achieve new levels of value driving differentiation, gain a stronger competitive advantage and realise new efficiencies that lead to major cost savings.

What is the environmental impact of your product? 
Xerox inkjet presses use as much as 50% less ink.

What makes it unique? 
It enables new application opportunities on a range of offset coated media including gloss, with the optional Color Accelerator module with high fusion ink producing best quality.

How do you rank it in terms of the ‘aha’ factor? 
The dynamic duo of ink innovation and automated intelligence brings total cost of ownership to a new low.

How does it score on the authoritative tactile quality? 
Take on new opportunities with confidence with the versatility enables new application opportunities on a range of offset coated media including gloss, with the optional Color Accelerator module with high fusion ink.

Where do you source pigments, resins, oils, organic chemicals, solvents and additives for this product? 
This is sourced from various places and Xerox is doing its part to protect our climate. To this end, we reduce our carbon footprint by cutting energy use in our facilities, investing in product designs that conserve energy and lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and offering digital multifunction printers and energy-efficient solutions to our customers. Our aim is to achieve carbon neutrality no later than 2040.

Is it expensive? 
This is very affordable.