Additives

  • Waxes and Additives

    Waxes and Additives

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor||December 10, 2009
    Manufacturers of waxes and additives are coming off of a challenging year, but there are signs that an economic rebound is now underway.


  • A Novel Pigment Dispersant and Surfactant for Radiation Curable Waterborne Ink Jet Inks

    William R. Doughery, Sartomer Company||October 29, 2009
    Editor’s Note: “A Novel Pigment Dispersant and Surfactant For Radiation Curable Waterborne Ink Jet Inks” was presented at NIP 19. Reprinted with permission of IS&T: The Society of Imaging Science and Technology. The developme…


  • Polymer-Surfactant Interactions: Modes of Association and Methods of Analysis

    Lisa Hahn, Flexo Tech||October 29, 2009
    When incorporated into water, surfactants strive to reduce their surface energy by isolating their hydrophobic segments from the aqueous phase


  • Rheological Additive Selection for Printing Inks

    Sel Avci, Elementis Specialties||October 15, 2009
    Editor’s Note: “Rheological Additive Selection for Printing Inks” was presented at the Eurocoat Inkmakers Forum during the 2nd European Congress on Printing Inks, held at Nüremberg, Germany April 9-10, 2003. Abstract: The vari…


  • Waxes, Solvents and Additives

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor||October 7, 2009
    A look at what's new and what's in store in the waxes, solvents and additives markets


  • The Additives Market

    The Additives Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor||March 11, 2009
    As the economic downturn continues, additive suppliers are prepared to provide ink manufacturers with products that will enhance their formulations.


  • Waxes, Solvents and Additives

    Waxes, Solvents and Additives

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor||November 27, 2007
    Waxes, solvents and additives manufacturers enjoyed growth overall, as new technologies continue to emerge. However, higher raw material costs remain a major concern.


  • Waxes, Solvents and Additives

    Waxes, Solvents and Additives

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor||December 7, 2006
    For manufacturers of waxes, solvents and additives, 2006 was a year of mixed results, as business picked up but raw material prices remain a concern.


  • Waxes, Solvents and Additives

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor||December 12, 2005
    Raw material pricing pressures continue, while supply issues have stabilized.


  • Waxes, Solvents and Additives

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor||October 24, 2005
    Increased raw material costs and supply issues are leading to serious concerns over pricing.


  • The Raw Material Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor||October 21, 2005
    While pricing of key ingredients remains a concern, availability is becoming a serious issue for the ink industry, as the supply of key raw materials such as acrylic acid is not keeping up with demand.


  • Waxes, Solvents and Additives

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor||September 12, 2005
    Most companies found that 2003 was a slight improvement over 2002.


  • Waxes, Solvents and Additives

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor||September 9, 2005
    While 2002 offered some slight improvement in the market, 2003 remains a time of uncertainty. Still, an increasing interest in value-added products provides some possibilities.