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November 27, 2016

The Science Behind Printing on Acrylic Surfaces

Modern inkjet technology in wide-format printers has allowed intricate designs to be printed on acrylic. Because acrylic is such a hard surface, printing is difficult. Modern LED curing sets the ink and ensures it adheres well to the acrylic. Stephen Buchannan,a chemist at Kao Collins, Inc., demonstrates this advanced process.


Using Inkjet Technology to Print Paper Solar Panels

Researchers have started using inkjet printers to print paper solar panels that are powering wearable technology and other applications.

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Inkjet Printing on Tyvek

Tyvek® is extremely strong and an effective barrier against air and water. It keeps the outside elements where they belong. But it can also be extremely difficult to print on.

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The Science of Security Ink

From lottery tickets to pharmaceutical bottles, security ink keeps customers and businesses safe. As inkjet technology evolves, so to does the range of applications for security inks.

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Inkjet Printing on Labels

Labels – they’re everywhere. The obvious ones are stuck to packages that are dropped at the front door or on that prescription bottle from the neighborhood pharmacy.

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