Color Shift Happens

In Ink and Fluids, Knowledge Base by Mary Schilling0 Comments

Have you ever received a pdf file which called for bright red or a blue shade, but didn’t print correctly with colors visually different from what the customer was targeting? Shift can happen from paper to paper or from device to device. It can even happen to the same color printed in different areas on the same page in certain conditions. Color shift is any change which is unexpected and doesn’t meet customer expectations.

The Value in OEM Inkjet Inks

In Article, Ink and Fluids, Knowledge Base by Mark Bale0 Comments

Have you ever wondered why it is difficult to find 3rd party ink suppliers for production inkjet devices? Mark Bale discusses the pros and cons of OEM supplied inkjet inks versus 3rd party and the key questions to ask if considering working with 3rd-party ink developers.

Inkjet Ink and its Important Additives

In Article, Drying, Ink and Fluids, Knowledge Base by Mark Bale0 Comments

Mark Bale provides an overview of the important differences in inkjet ink characteristics that come from various components such as resins, solvents, humectants and surfactants. With an understanding of these components and how OEMs use them to differentiate their inks, you’ll be better informed next time you have a conversation with your supplier.