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Bordeaux Eco-Solvent Inks for Mimaki 

Bordeaux Digital PrintInk is an industry leader in developing, manufacturing and distributing high quality premium digital inks and solutions for almost every inkjet technology and application available. From our revolutionary Latex ink to our Eco solvent inks and UV curable inks, our products deliver superb printing quality exceeding original ink and present outstanding features in terms of wide colour gamut, durability, quality and low cost.

Dedicated to Mimaki® JV5™, JV33™ and CJV30™ printers, FUZE ECO ME eco solvent-based ink offer high quality, yet economic solution as a replacement for ES-3™ inks.   For high speed printing, the ink is compatible with InkonDemand.com and Mimaki bulk ink systems.

Unique benefits

  • NEW VERSION NOW AVAILABLE- FUZE Æ (Advanced Environmental) GBL-free ink
  • Mix & Match*, fully compatible with OEM ink
  • Quick drying ink with excellent substrate adhesion
  • Low odour and harmless
  • Superior outdoor and scratch resistance
  • Compatible with a broad range of substrates
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Up to 2 years outdoor durability without lamination**
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Sensient Promotes Portfolio of Digital Inks at ShanghaiTex

Sensient Imaging Technologies, the trusted partner for innovative digital inkjet technology, promoted its portfolio of digital inks and demonstrate its commitment to safer, more sustainable solutions for the textile industry, at the ShanghaiTex 2019 held earlier this year.

Visitors discovered the environmental and performance benefits of ElvaJet Coral – Sensient’s digital water-based sublimation ink for textiles – which will be showcased in China for the first time at the show.

High quality, low environmental impact
With the textile industry in China under increasing pressure to reduce the amount of water, waste and energy from the production process, there is a growing demand for solutions that help manufacturers and brands reduce their environmental footprint.

Designed to reduce water and waste, ElvaJet Coral is a sustainable solution that doesn’t compromise on quality or colour. The ink has been specially developed for direct printing onto polyester fabrics, which significantly reduces the waste from transfer paper and residual ink. ElvaJet Coral also requires much less water than other inks – just 1 litre compared to the 50 litres required for traditional direct disperse printing.

Global partner, local support
Sensient showcased its broader portfolio of digital inkjet solutions, which include reactive, acid and sublimation inks such as Xennia Amethyst. A water-based, reactive dye ink, ideal for printing on a wide range of substrates, Xennia Amethyst has been optimised for use in demanding production environments on high-volume industrial printers.

Customers in China can benefit from Sensient’s locally stocked ink, allowing for a fast response to the dynamic textiles market, ensuring fast and convenient product availability and technical support for customers within the region.

A trusted digital inkjet partner
Jérôme Jeanneret, Managing Director at Sensient Imaging Technologies, commented, “With our expertise in both the chemistry of colour and delivery of high-quality, environmentally responsible digital inkjet solutions, the Chinese textiles industry can trust Sensient to deliver colour that protects the integrity of their brand and ultimately adds value to their business.

“We are excited to showcase the environmental benefits of ElvaJet Coral in China for the first time at the show and as we continue to see stable growth across China, ShanghaiTex is the perfect platform to demonstrate the benefits of our digital inkjet technology and how we deliver sustainable colour without compromise.”

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Sensient Sets Standard for Digital Inkjet Tech at ITMA

Sensient Imaging Technologies, a leading supplier of inkjet inks for digital textile, is demonstrating its commitment to a safer and more sustainable future for the textiles industry with its range of innovative digital inkjet technology at ITMA 2019, held in Barcelona earlier this week.

At the ongoing fair in Barcelona, Sensient highlighted its new water-based sublimation ink ElvaJet Coral, which has been developed to reduce water usage, without compromising on quality or colour. The latest addition to Sensient’s portfolio of sublimation inks, ElvaJet Coral, is a high-performance ink for direct printing onto polyester fabrics commonly used in sport and apparel applications.

ElvaJet Coral offers an environmentally low impact solution for textiles by printing directly onto the substrate, removing the waste from transfer paper and residual ink. Tests have shown that the ink can reduce CO2 emissions by up to 90 per cent, and overall energy use by up to 60 per cent. When it comes to reducing water usage, ElvaJet Coral requires just 1 litre of water compared to the 50 litres required for direct disperse printing.

Sensient’s unique dispersion technology was harnessed during the development of the ink to deliver improvements in colour, sharpness, stability and performance. ElvaJet Coral has been formulated to include colour-free materials to remove the risk of staining when wet. The ink also demonstrates excellent stability over long production runs, minimal maintenance and an increased open time of more than an hour, helping to streamline the production process and eliminate downtime.

Other water-based inks including Xennia Amethyst, Xennia Agate and ElvaJet Opal are also being featured at the show, demonstrating the full range of solutions available from Sensient that deliver improved sustainability, quality and performance for the textiles industry.

“With a firm focus on the future, Sensient will be speaking to visitors at ITMA about how it is driving market-leading digital inkjet solutions that are backed by proven R&D, market expertise and technical support,” the Switzerland-based company said.

“With our expert understanding of the chemistry of colour, the textiles industry can trust Sensient to deliver digital inkjet solutions that are environmentally responsible, high-performance, safe, protect the integrity of their brand and ultimately add value to their business. Having listened to the needs of our customers, our latest inks have been developed to address the need to reduce the use of chemicals, energy and water in the textiles printing process,” said Jerome Jeanneret, managing director at Sensient Imaging Technologies.

“Our proprietary technology continues to set the quality and safety standards in the chemistry of digital inkjet innovation. We have returned to ITMA to share the latest developments in our solutions for the textiles market and discuss with partners from across the textiles supply chain how we can partner together to deliver colour they can trust,” Jeanneret added. (RKS)

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Nazdar Releases 184 Series Solvent Inkjet Ink

Nazdar Ink Technologies announces the 184 Series, a newly developed digital imaging ink formulated specifically as a high performance alternative for Mimaki™ JV150/300 and CJV150/300 digital printers using Mimaki BS4 ink. Nazdar 184 Series users will benefit from low odour and enjoy the convenience of a range of packaging options – 600ml bags and 2000ml bags compatible with MBIS.

“The new Nazdar 184 Series exhibits outstanding performance, with excellent outdoor resistance to colour fade and chemical attack caused by UV degradation or environmental pollution,” says Stephen Woodall, Nazdar Ink Technologies’ Global Segment Manager, Aqueous & Solvent Digital. “We’ve developed an ink with excellent performance and adhesion on flexible and pressure sensitive vinyl, banner material, blue back paper and backed mesh.”

To find out more about the range of Nazdar inks, email marketing@gsw.co.za

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Mimaki Launches New Metallic UV Ink

Mimaki Europe released UV-curable metallic ink, that was demonstrated for the first time at C!Print 2019

Mimaki Europe, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutting systems,  released a UV-curable metallic ink, named MUH-100-Si, earlier this month [February 2019]. The new ink strengthens Mimaki’s product offering and pushes the boundaries of graphic expression beyond that of ordinary UV flatbed inkjet printers. The ink is compatible with Mimaki’s UJF-7151plus printer, which produces high-quality print for an impressive range of applications, from gifts and novelty items to wide-format boards. The MUH-100-Si UV-curable metallic ink was demonstrated to the French market for the first time at C!Print 2019(5-7 February 2019, Lyon, France – Stand 2L22).

The new MUH-100-Si UV-curable metallic ink brought a strong competitive edge to Mimaki customers, allowing them to provide added value to the brands who use their services. Supporting Mimaki’s ideology of “new technology for creating the next generation of digital printing”, the new ink demonstrates how digital print enables creative ideas to be realised highly efficiently in the product manufacturing process. Whilst metallic effects on printed products typically require further processing and manual handling after printing, C!Print visitors got to see how Mimaki’s new technology can be used to produce impactful prints without cost or time restraints.

Bert Benckhuysen, Senior Product Manager, Mimaki Europe comments: “We were very excited to launch this metallic ink and have the opportunity to display it at C!Print in Lyon. At Mimaki we dedicate ourselves to providing customers with products that will allow them to stand out within their markets. Not only will the new metallic ink ensure this, but it will also provide a much more efficient way for our customers to manufacture more luxurious and sophisticated products.”

Created by mixing a bright pigment into the ink, MUH-100-Si can place metallic ink directly onto the product without the need for a separate manual transfer process, as is the case when applying glitters or foils to produce a metallic effect. Decorative options such as printing both gloss and matte tones, texture expression with embossing effect, and full-colour metallic expressions can be achieved in-house by printing coloured ink overlaid on metallic ink. Available for use with the UJF-7151plus printer, the metallic ink can be used for a wide range of applications, including items such as paper containers, films and novelty items.

“Broadening our range of inks really helps our customers to optimise the use of their Mimaki printers and differentiate themselves from competitors. Delivering new creative possibilities whilst maintaining the same high quality and reliability that we pride ourselves on, helps our customers’ businesses to thrive and helps the brands they work with to stand out from the crowd,” concludes Benckhuysen.

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Nazdar Ink to Showcase Ink Solutions at InPrint Milan 2018

Nazdar Ink Technologies will once again be among the exhibitors at InPrint – the industrial print show – in Milan, Italy this November, showcasing its wide range of UV-LED, traditional UV, solvent and aqueous ink formulations to attendees.

The Milano Congressi (MiCo) will host the InPrint event between 20th and 22nd November, bringing together professionals from the fast-growing industrial print market*, including functional, decorative and packaging printing. Designed to meet the needs of specialists looking for customised industrial print solutions to generate new market opportunities and revenue, InPrint Milan will encompass speciality, screen, digital, inkjet and 3D technologies.

Representatives from leading ink brand Nazdar will be available to discuss the wide variety of applications possible with its inks for inkjet, screen printing and narrow web, plus varnishes, primers and liquid coatings. Nazdar’s newest inks include Nazdar NWIJ single-pass inkjet inks, Nazdar D2S inkjet inks for containers, and UV-LED inkjet, screen and narrow web inks. Visitors will be able to learn about these new developments and more by visiting Nazdar on stand 925.

The Nazdar team will also be taking questions for its InkAnswers program (inkanswers@nazdar.com ) from visitors at InPrint. InkAnswers messages go to more than 20 experts at Nazdar, with a prompt response providing information and advice.

For more information on InPrint 2018 in Milan, please visit http://www.inprintitaly.com/2018/english/

*Industrial print is the industry’s third largest market for venture capital investment. The ‘What is the future of digital industrial print’ white paper by I.T. Strategies, produced for InPrint, forecasts industrial digital and inkjet printing growth of 36% between 2014 and 2020.

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Affordable Inks and Media from High Performance

 

 

 

 

 

Plug and Print with High Performance Inks and Media and you will instantly see increased profits, every time you print.

High Performance Ink and Media are typically 30% cheaper than other inks and media. Converting over to High Performance is easy and painless!

Plug and Print: High Performance’s inks are designed for easy, one cartridge at a time installation.

Colour Compatible: High Performance’s wide range of inks and media have been designed to accurately match the colour of other inks. No re-profiling necessary. And our media offer equivalent colour matches to other media brands.

Africa Proven and Tested: High Performance Inks and Media are formulated for the harsh African climates.

With High Performance Media and Ink you are able to produce a wide range of profitable applications including:

  • Sportswear
  • Cycling wear
  • Flags
  • Gazebos
  • Banners
  • Outdoor Umbrellas
  • Labels
  • Interior decorating
  • Furnishing and Doors
  • Glass Decor
  • Digital Printing
  • Cutting Vinyl
  • Laminating
  • Backlit Film
  • Cold Lamination Film
  • …and much much more

High Performance Media is compatible with Mimaki, Roland, HP, Mutoh, Epson, Océ and Fuji.

For more information on your printer and heat press solutions, email marketing@gsw.co.za or give us a call!