Latest handbook offers in-depth look at practical applications of ink formulation and its use with all printing processes.
David Savastano, Editor09.20.17
As any ink manufacturer knows, there’s a lot of science and experience that goes into formulating a successful ink. Selecting the right ingredients and equipment are critical. Working with vastly different substrates, from paper to plastics to metal, throughout the various printing processes, and color matching the inks so they appear the same on each, is a mandate from consumer brands. Meeting the latest regulatory and safety requirements is also an absolute necessity.
To help ink makers, its suppliers and its customers understand the world of ink, the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM) has created its NPIRI Printing Ink Handbook throughout the years. Written by ink makers, the Printing Ink Handbook has undergone numerous revisions over the years, with its previous edition coming out in 2009.
Much has changed in printing since then, and NAPIM gathered leading experts in the field to revise the handbook. The newest edition is ready, and i
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