UV Fluorescing Ink

Blue and white Closys packaging
Videojet Technologies has launched a new UV fluorescing ink designed to deliver codes for high end cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and other consumer goods.
Videojet Inks

The new UV ink is colourless in normal light and fluoresces blue under a black light.

With its MEK solvent base, the ink offers very good adhesion to a variety of substrates including coated cartons or glossy labels, vial caps and closures, and dark substrates where a bar code is needed.

The clear, UV fluorescing ink is suited to GS1-DataMatrix and other 2D codes, and is resistant to the autoclave process. This ink offers a 2-3 second dry time on non-porous materials such as ABS, HDPE, PET, PVC and nylon, and Videojet delivers good adhesion versatility on a wide range of substrates.

Heidi Wright, business unit manager, TIJ & TTO, at Videojet, said: “This ink was initially developed for the pharmaceutical market; however, it is also suited to a variety of other applications including retort processed food containers and cosmetic packaging.”

For further information please contact us at Pioneer Packaging Worldwide.

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