Narrow Web Tag & Label

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Our high-performance UV and water-based inks and coatings are designed to deliver excellent color fidelity, strong adhesion, and are easy-to-run and maintain for narrow web tag and label applications.

WATER-BASED INKS

AquaTech™ Water-based Film, Paper, and Foil Flexographic Inks

AquaTech inks present a significant advancement for paper, film, and thermal label printing on anilox rolls up to 1500 line screens. Each water-based system offers strong performance with superior press stability for better printability at a wide range of press speeds. Taking into consideration the brilliant color strength and outstanding transparency and resolution, AquaTech ION is the ideal choice for narrow to mid-web flexo operations for tag and label work.

INXLam™ and Mylex™ Water-based Flexographic Lamination Inks

Water based flexographic lamination ink systems are developed to work with solvent-less, water based, and UV adhesive systems. INX water lamination inks demonstrate exceptional film adhesion, excellent bond strength, superior color density, and excellent water resistance. They enable line work printability with up to 800 line screen anilox rolls and process work printability with up to 1000 line screen anilox rolls.

ENERGY CURABLE INKS

INXFlex™ Contour™ UV and DC Flexographic Inks

INXFlex Contour are UV curable flexo inks specifically engineered for shrink sleeve applications with heavy ink coverage. They are suitable for most tag & label, pressure sensitive, and in-mold label applications, and can be cured with both traditional UV or LED lamps. They have been formulated to be benzophenone free. They provide minimal plate swell and have good adhesion to a wide variety of substrates.

INXFlex™ UV Flexographic Inks

INXFlex UV Flexographic inks are formulated to provide minimal plate swell on most tag & label, pressure sensitive, shrink and in-mold label applications. Formulated to be benzophenone and ITX free, they are an ultra-low viscosity pourable system that can be printed with aniloxes up to 1800-line screen with 1.0-1.2 BCM. They provide good adhesion to a wide variety of substrates while being V-pyrol free.

GelFlex-EB Electron Beam Flexographic Inks

Gelflex-EB inks help brand owners and printers achieve their sustainability goals by reducing or eliminating lamination layers in favor of surface print. They are ultra-high solid, gel-based inks which are fluid enough for CI flexo printing, but thicken rapidly, providing effective high-speed ink trapping in the wet state. With Gelflex-EB you can produce a wide array of eye-catching print designs using multi-colored palettes as well as various tactile packaging surfaces.

COLOR CONCENTRATES

INXSperse™ Water-based Color Concentrates

INXSperse highly pigmented color concentrates are suitable to be let down into a full range of inks for diverse applications on a variety of substrates. Available in a wide array of colors including barium-free, copper-free, fade resistant, heat resistant, bleed resistant, opaque, and transparent. INXSperse provides absolute maximum versatility and value in dispenser applications providing the printer with complete control over inventory and process needs.

LOW MIGRATION INKS AND COATINGS

Low Migration Packaging Inks and Coatings

With research and development, product stewardship and quality, all working together, INX provides assurance that our sensitive application packaging inks are of the highest quality and safe for their intended use. Our low migration inks and coatings are designed to meet global food packaging requirements.

SPECIALTY INKS AND COATINGS

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. Our special effects inks and coatings product line includes options for commercial and packaging applications that are guaranteed to make your product stand out from the rest. Request a Special Effects brochure.

COATINGS

INXKote® Water and ProCure™ Energy Curable Coatings

INX inks and coatings are designed to work hand-in-glove with each other right from the start by product development specialists who know printer and package converter operations firsthand. The result is better performance on-press with inks and in- or off-line with coatings.

INX International is proud to be the only ink company to manufacturer its own coatings. Our INXKote and ProCure product line includes aqueous, UV, EB and specialty coatings as well as overprint varnishes all manufactured in our state-of-art Homewood, Illinois and Edwardsville, Kansas facilities.