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Akzo Nobel Offers One-Part Screen Metallic Ink


Akzo Nobel Inks Corp. has introduced new UV rotary screen one-part metallic inks. Metalglow S screen metallic inks are a one-part UV screen metallic system which exhibits excellent performance on a variety of synthetic substrates, coated and uncoated papers.
Metalglow S has excellent resistance to water and chemicals, is available press ready and is suitable for all rotary screen units. Metalglow S is available in all seven PMS metallic shades, with special shades available upon request, and can be used in combination with various UV curable and water-based inks; including water-based and UV flexo, UV screen and UV letterpress inks.
“This new one-part screen metallic ink will open up new opportunities for converters who want to enhance their graphics for wine labels, cosmetics and other specialty applications,” said Mike Buystedt, product portfolio manager for Akzo Nobel Inks.