Metal Decorating Inks
INX International’s metal decorating product line offers everything brand owners want in metal packaging: eye-catching looks from high strength, abrasion-resistant inks offering excellent adhesion, and superior fabrication properties. INX performance-proven metal decorating inks systems are formulated for a full range of specialized package needs in both conventional and UV technologies.
2-Piece Beverage Can Inks
AP Series Inks
Low cost with high performance is crucial for two-piece operations. Standard AP series inks optimize metal can print production with excellent printability at high speeds and good adhesion. They include Retortable, NoVar, Phosphorescent, Wet Look, Fluorescent, LoVOC options, and more.
INX Color Perfection™
INX Color Perfection is a color management program that brings brand owners, designers, and metal decorators a streamlined approach to color management. Using the first ever Metal Color Catalog for the two-piece metal decorating market, together with advanced digital proofing, best-in-class ink, and color management software, users now have proven methods to get accurate, reproducible, and consistent color throughout a global network.
3-Piece Flatsheet and Aerosol Packaging
TP Series Inks
Everything today’s marketers want in metal packaging: eye-catching looks from high strength, abrasion-resistant inks offering excellent adhesion and superior fabrication properties. Performance-proven TP series inks are formulated for a full range of specialized package needs in both conventional and UV technologies.
INXCure® PrintPro UV Inks
Optimize metal packaging production with excellent printability at high press speeds and good adhesion with INXCure PrintPro UV Inks. They are fast curing with excellent fabrication and printability. The LED version formulated to cure with LED 395 nm lamps is also available.
MDO Thermoset Inks
MDO Base System thermoset impact extruded metal decorating inks offer significant benefits including short dwell times and improved transfer, ink flow and scratch resistance. Available in eight base colors, they also have a wide range of secondary and permanent colors.
INXSpec™ Brand Management
A unique brand management program that duplicates perfect color, delivers consistent results time after time on monobloc containers. The program works in tandem with INX MDO Base System thermoset impact extruded metal decorating inks, achieving brand color consistency with incredibly accurate dispensing solutions (+/- 0.001 lbs. – 0.5 grams) in only four steps. Download the INXSpec brochure for more information or view the INXSpec video.
Special Effects Inks and Coatings
Brand-differentiating special effects made possible with INX inks and coatings yield finishing characteristics that appeal to the senses and enhance shelf appeal. Applications like cold foil adhesives, cast & cure, textured coatings, soft touch, pearlescent, high contrast gloss, and metallic are all possible with INX technologies. Our special effects technologies include: freshness indicators, photochromic sunlight inks, high-velocity thermochromatic ink, thermo ink for tabs, crowns and closures, and reveal inks. Request a Special Effects brochure.
EVOLVE™ CPUV High Density Metal Deco Inkjet Ink
INX Digital International Co.’s CPUV acrylate-based UV curable emerged from its decades of leadership in metal can printing technology. CPUV formulations have been fine-tuned for both decorative and functional printing onto metals and epoxy coatings found on beverage containers. CPUV inkjet ink are optimized for use in the INX CP800 UV Digital Cylindrical Printer.
EVOLVE™ MDUV High Density Metal Deco Inkjet Ink
INX Digital International’s MDUV acrylate-based UV curable product is derived from INX's prowess in the metal printing industry. Its formulation is optimized for decorative printing on tin, general line containers and aerosol cans. It demonstrates high opacity over gray-based metal substrates, high throughput from fast curing and high chemical and scratch resistance. MDUV inkjet inks are optimized for use in the INX MD Series UV Digital Printers.