UVitec Printing Ink (www.uvitec.com) has introduced a UV curable scanning coating (#15610-87) created using a proprietary manufacturing process that results in the coating achieving a high degree of brilliance and readability. Designed for use on flexo presses, the scanning coating is well suited for security and label verification applications, especially pharmaceutical labels and check printing.
The scanning varnish has excellent gloss, good surface slip, scratch resistance and flexibility, the company reported. It is also resistant to a wide variety of chemicals. In addition to the standard formulation, UVitec can customize the scanning coating.