Inks

IMERYS is a major global supplier of high quality mineral additives inks industry. Its most recent innovations are a new range of high performance kaolins for offset and packaging printing inks.

ImerPrint™ 07K is a high performance kaolin designed to improve the lithotronic behaviour of offset inks, by providing good water uptake without kaolin washout or bleeding into the fount solution. This allows a higher addition level in to the printing inks formulation thus delivering a more effective cost-performance solution.

The use of ImerPrint™ 07K in lithographic inks maintains colour strength, and provides good pigment efficiency and ink mileage. The platey kaolin structure of ImerPrint™ 07K reduces ink penetration into paper fibres resulting in better ink holdout onto the paper surface and reduced strike-through.

ImerPrint™ 02K is a high performance kaolin designed to extend TiO2 in water and solvent based flexographic inks, by providing good opacity and colour performance whilst maintaining high gloss. ImerPrint™ 02K enhances TiO2 efficiency and provides a cost savings and sustainable solution for packaging inks and varnishes.

ImerPrint™ 02K is produced from naturally-occurring kaolin mineral deposits and is safe to use in food packaging inks.

Contact Imerys for further information on how to optimise your inks with ImerPrint™ 07K and 02K.

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Supreme™ premium kaolin from IMERYS gives multiple benefits when used in decorative matt wall paints, functioning both as an opacifying extender and also as a rheology modifier.
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