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The ink has a fast dry time, making it suitable for pharmaceutical packaging and labeling.
Videojet, a developer and manufacturer of high industrial printers, has launched a new solvent ink with enhanced adhesion, according to an April 13, 2016 press announcement.
According to Videojet, the solvent ink has a dry time of approximately one to two seconds, making it suitable for pharmaceutical packaging and labeling. The ink can be used with the Wolke by Videojet range of thermal inkjet (TIJ) printers.
“This ink has been specifically formulated to improve adhesion on several consumer packaging substrates, particularly materials common in glossy packaging or flexible films,” said Heidi Wright, business unit manager, supplies, at Videojet. “The new Flex Solvent ink opens up new opportunities to mark more durable codes on substrates that were previously difficult to mark, such as bi-axially oriented polypropylene.”
In addition to its new solvent ink, Videojet displayed some of its product line for pharmaceutical manufacturers at INTERPHEX 2016. The INTERPHEX 2016 display included examples of Videojet’s continuous inkjet (CIJ) printers, thermal inkjet (TIJ) printers, laser marking systems, and print and apply labelers. Each solution is designed specifically for pharmaceutical production lines running cartons, bottles, vials, labels, flexible materials, and cases. The printers displayed at INTERPHEX included: