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.
Mike Willis from Pivotal Resources reviews the importance of ink in inkjet applications, as well as some recent trends and advances.
Jon Law, Managing Director of Sun Chemical explains the benefits of hybrid inkjet inks for packaging and how these have been commercialised.
Conventional wisdom has taught us that thermal ink jet (TIJ) printing requires aqueous inks. After all, water has quite unique properties that are well suited to the technology.