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Benefits of FLEXAR Thermoforming Ink

This versatile ink cures with either mercury vapor or low-energy LED lamps, offering greater compatibility with piezo printing systems. FLEXAR can be used for printing plastic materials used in vacuum forming, pressure forming, or drape forming processes. Additional benefits and features include:

  • Superior elongation properties
  • Deep draw elongation without cracking or flaking
  • Lightfast and vibrant CMYK+White color set
  • Weather-resistant
  • Rapid curing

FLEXAR is formulated for Dimatix, Konica Minolta, Ricoh, Seiko, Toshiba, and Xaar printhead technologies.

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Excellent Performance on Thermoformable Plastics

Thermoforming printing with Kao Collins Flexar CMYK ink

FLEXAR ink delivers excellent printing results on commonly-used thermoforming materials, including:

  • ABS – Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene
  • Acrylic
  • HDPE – High-density polyethylene
  • HIPS – High Impact Polystyrene
  • PC – Polycarbonate
  • PETG – Polyethylene terephthalate glycol
  • PVC – Polyvinyl chloride

 

Applications Supported by FLEXAR Thermoforming Ink

Our thermoforming inkjet ink offers high durability, making FLEXAR suitable for outdoor or indoor applications, including:

  • Backlit signage
  • Toys
  • Vending machine panels
  • Automotive parts and accessories
  • Housewares
  • Gaming devices
  • Point-of-purchase displays
  • Vending machines
  • And more

 

Supporting Our Commitment to Sustainability

Kao Collins is committed to supporting sustainable inkjet printing by producing inkjet inks with the lowest possible environmental impact. FLEXAR is non-hazardous, contains no ozone-depleting chemicals, and is free of aromatic hydrocarbons.