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Why do we print with UV Inks than solvent based inks?

  • Author:Apex
  • Release on:2016-11-01

uv inks

More Environmentally Friendly

·UV inks are 99.5% VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) free, unlike conventional inks making it more environmentally friendly. 

What are VOC's

VOCs evaporate at room temperature and react in sunlight to form ground-level ozone. According to the EPA, VOCs can cause various ailments and volatile organic compounds emitted (VOCs) are organic chemicals emitted as gases from certain solids or liquids, including soy based inks. Diseases.

Superior finishes

·UV Inks cure almost instantaneously unlike conventional inks ...

OEliminating the possibility of offsetting and most ghosting.

OIf matching to sample colors, reduces the variance in colors between sample and live job (dry backing).

ONo additional dry time is needed and job can go straight to finishing.

·UV Inks are more resistant to scratching, smudging, scuffing and rubbing.

·UV inks allow us the ability to print on a variety of substrates, including plastics.

·UV inks printed on uncoated paper will have crisper look to text and graphics due to the ink not being absorbed by the paper.

·UV Inks provide superior finishes to conventional inks.

·UV inks increase special effect capabilities