Last Updated Thursday, October 8 2015

Knowledge Center

Ink World contains an ever-growing base of information designed to offer you the most relevant news and articles associated with specific categories in the industry.

Printing Inks
Listed in this section are various end-use markets and specific technologies. Within each sub-section you will find a compilation of news, feature articles, online exclusives and other relevant information that apply to each market and technology.

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Raw Materials
Pigments, resins, waxes and are the major components of a printing ink formulation. Besides the three main categories of ingredients, inks can have a wide variety of miscellaneous additives, which are usually added in very small amounts and yet give a very significant effect on the product. In this section we explore the wide variety of raw materials that go into printing inks, as well as news, feature articles, online exclusives and other key information.

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Equipment and Services
From formulation to actual production, the ink manufacturing process relies on a broad range of equipment and machinery. A wide variety of machines are used in the ink production process, including agitators, blenders, dispensers, dispersers, grinders, mills, mixers and pumps, among many others.

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Ink Primer
Here is a helpful guide as to the similarities and differences between the various types of ink.

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