2-Piece Metal Decorating Inks
Low cost with high performance is crucial for 2-piece operations. With 85% share of North America’s 2-piece ink business (and 60% globally), INX domination in this market indicates that we deliver. Standard AP series inks include Retortable, NoVar, Phosphorescent, Wet Look, Fluorescent, LoVOC and more.
INX Color Perfection™ brings brand owners, designers, and metal decorators a streamlined approach to color management. Using the first ever Color Catalog for the 2-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, consistent color throughout a global network.
3-piece Metal Decorating
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.
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 is a unique brand management program that duplicates perfect color to deliver consistent results time after time. 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.
With INXSpec, you can formulate the exact color chemistry and adhesion. For a specific metal substrate in a matter of minutes. Any guesswork has been eliminated, and the time it normally takes to complete has been reduced. INXSpec can be replicated for each and every run and performed in virtually any facility in the world, making it the most efficient system available. Download PDF for more information.
Special Effects Metal Decorating
The global reach and service infrastructure of INX International, together with the brand innovation capabilities of Chromatic Technologies (CTI) offers package converters world-class customer service and specialty ink innovation. Our special effects technologies for metal decorating include: freshness indicators, photochromic sunlight inks, high-velocity thermochromatic ink, thermo ink for tabs, crowns and closures and reveal inks.
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 CP100 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.