|Volume XV, Issue 26 | June 29, 2015|
When selecting the proper media it is essential to consider the type of ink that a press utilizes to ensure optimum performance. This week, we discuss nuances of dye versus pigment inks for high-speed production inkjet. For more Web-exclusive content, the latest news, and more, visit dpsmagazine.com. Follow us on Twitter and visit our website for the latest industry news. Also, check out our May digital edition.
The high-speed inkjet production market supports both dye- and pigment-based inks, which interact differently with paper.
John Crumbaugh, marketing executive, ink and media production print solutions, Canon Solutions America, says on papers designed specifically for dye or pigment inks, the inks will perform in a very similar fashion, producing exceptional results. “Where these ink technologies show their differences is on paper not designed specifically for the ink set. Pigment inks print well on many non-inkjet treated papers such as newsprint and uncoated offset. These types of papers are not ideal for dye,” he explains.
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