Top Picks: UFlex's HSLV PU NTNK

Low viscosity and good flow properties of the inks make it suitable for high-speed printing. Also, these can be used for multiple substrates.

16 Aug 2021 | By PrintWeek Team

May 2019. Since then, the company has supplied more than a thousand tonnes of HSLV PU-based toluene- and ketone-free inks.

Close to 20-25 high-end users in India and overseas.

Due to its high strength, low viscosity characteristics, solvent consumption is reduced drastically, and at the press, it gives solvent saving to the customer. Low solvent consumption further helps in environmental protection. Laser cylinders can be used to get considerably lower ink deposition. These inks are suitable for retort and boils as well as alu-alu pharma applications.

It is a non-toluene and non-ketone ink system, developed for gravure printing followed by adhesive as well as PE extrusion lamination applications on multiple substrates like PET, BOPP, CPP, nylon, and PE among others. It is compliant with the Nestle guidelines and Swiss ordinance, which makes this ink system suitable in food packaging applications (indirect food contact).