Link to the recording of the InPrint industrial print survey webinar, including input from Tim Phillips of IMI Europe.
Confused about the meaning of some inkjet technical terms? Can't remember the difference between kogation and agglomeration? Or dwell versus decap? Our glossary of inkjet terms should help.
Dr Maiju Pöysti of Biolin Scientific explains how surface tension measurements are performed, and how the specific conditions for inkjet printing lead to additional complications in surface contact angle measurement.
Dr Kai Bär of Adphos reviews the key part that the ink drying process has on print performance, including the impact on adhesion on the substrate, penetration into the substrate, rub resistance and print quality.
Tracey Norton from IGM Resins explains the background to radiation curing materials for inkjet inks and how recent advances are aiding implementation in LED curing and food packaging applications.
Tim Phillips looks at the fundamental issues facing ink developers, including the trade-off between application performance and printability, carrier choice, dispersion quality, characterisation and application-specific issues.
Especially for International Women's Day, Kirsty Inman from IMI Europe gives an insight into her experiences as a woman in the world of inkjet printing.
ImageXpert's Kyle Pucci examines the impact of printhead-to-substrate distance on inkjet applications, and describes how drop analysis and print quality assessment tools can help.