Category: Wide format inks

  • Agfa building on digital print

    Agfa building on digital print

    A few weeks ago I interviewed Pascal Juéry, CEO of Agfa, who discussed the opportunities for growth in the packaging market and reaffirmed Agfa’s commitment to large format printing. 

  • Mimaki adds 3-litre ink supply

    Mimaki has introduced a new 3-Litre External Ink Supply Option for its JFX600-2513 flatbed printer to help customers move to a more automated production without the risk of running out of ink.

  • The shape of water

    Last week I wrote about the Delta SPC 130 corrugated printer, developed by Durst and now sold through the Koenig and Bauer Durst joint venture. This week I am going to cover the Water Technology ink that Durst created for that printer. However, this story also illustrates how Durst itself is evolving, from mainly being…

  • Nazdar announces 708-series ink

    Nazdar Ink Technologies has introduced a new set of UV LED inks, the 708-series, that have been designed for use with Mimaki’s UCJV300 and UCJV150 large format printers.

  • InkTec announces alternative Mimaki ink

    InkTec Europe has introduced a new UV ink that’s designed for use with Mimaki’s UCJV 300 series large format printers. InkTec claims that the new UvioNova-FR170 will deliver an improved, high density white which means it delivers less yellowing than the original inks.

  • SwissQ turns to orange

    SwissQprint has introduced a new orange ink for its UV LED wide format printers, as well as a varnish for its Karibu rollfed printer.

  • Inktec launches SubliNova G7 ink

    Inktec has expanded its range of after market SubliNova dye sublimation inks with a new SubliNova G7 ink, which is designed to work primarily with Epson DX7 printheads, though it’s said to also work with Epson DX5 and TFP heads,

  • SwissQprint opens ink lab

    SwissQprint has set up an ink laboratory at its headquarters in Kriessern in the north of Switzerland to help it develop the inks for its wide format printers.

  • Nazdar releases new inks for Roland Truevis

    Nazdar has released a new ink solvent ink, the 204 series, designed specifically for use in Roland TrueVis SG and VG Series wide format printers. The full inkset includes CMYK plus Light Cyan, Light Magenta and Light Black. 

  • Fujifilm wins ink patent battle

    Fujifilm Speciality Ink Systems (FSIS) has won a legal suit filed in a Regional Court in Düsseldorf, Germany, against Nazdar and its German distributor Zaro over infringement of patents relating to some of its UV inks.

  • Nazdar releases alternative ink for HP Scitex

    Nazdar Ink Technologies has launched a new 735 series UV ink for two wide format HP Scitex presses, the FB7500 and FB7600, both of which are large flatbed devices aimed at high volume users.

  • Mutoh develops new LFP printer and resin ink

    Mutoh has announced an interesting new wide format printer, the ValueJet 1627MH, a 1.6m wide printer that uses a new resin ink. This appears to offer quite an elegant alternative to using UV ink.