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UV-Curable Inkjet Ink

UV-curable inks for industrial inkjet printers offer high-quality color versatility that is unrivaled by most other inks. If standard UV-curable inks don’t provide the performance characteristics or requirements that you’re seeking, Kao Collins can create customized UV-curable ink solutions that are formulated to specifically meet your printing needs.

Common UV Ink Applications

Because of their versatility when used with inkjet printing systems, ultraviolet-curable inks are often used to print on a variety of flexible and rigid substrates:

  • Ceramics
  • Glass
  • Metals (aluminum, stainless steel, brass)
  • Flexible packaging
  • Acrylic
  • Polystyrene (PS)
  • Polycarbonate (PC)
  • PVC
  • MDF
  • Thermoforming plastics

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UV Garment TagsClear UV Curable Ink For Piezo

Specifically formulated for PVC, coated papers, and card stocks, our UV curable ink fluoresces blue under short and long ultraviolet light. The clear coating offers security to reduce the risk of fraud and counterfeiting.

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UV Ink Compatible Printheads

Kao Collins’s UV-curable inkjet inks have been tested and evaluated for use with the following Piezo DOD printheads:

FLEXAR Thermoforming Ink

Our thermoforming ink cures using mercury vapor. FLEXAR ink can be used for printing on 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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Long-lasting Partnerships

We believe customers – not chemists – should drive innovation in the inkjet industry.

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Interested in our UV curable inkjet inks?

Our expert team will be happy to help you find the right UV-curable inkjet ink solution for even the most complex problems.

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