Addressing the need for ink technology that better meets the evolving “green” printing requirements of its customers, Kohl & Madden has launched Earth series sheetfed inks, a low VOC process set of inks with high levels of renewable raw materials such as linseed, soybean and other types of vegetable oils.
With vegetable oil content ranging from 38 to 51 percent, Earth series inks produce only 2 percent VOCs (volatile organic compounds – EPA Method 24), which makes this ink technology 80 percent lower in average VOCs than other standard sheetfed process inks now available.
Earth series inks offer excellent lithographic performance, great dot fidelity, high trap efficiency and precise gray balance. These inks also provide a very wide water window and transfer well under most lithographic conditions. In addition to coming to color fast and maintaining density well during press runs, Earth series inks “stay
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