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NUtec Digital Ink’s water-based dye sublimation range grows

NUtec Digital Ink recently added a new product to its dye sublimation portfolio in the form of the Aquamarine AQ20-DST-HC water-based digital ink. The newly launched AQ20-DST-HC dye sublimation ink is designed for coated and uncoated transfer paper and offers excellent transfer density. It is fast drying, allowing high speed printing with lower ink consumption.   The latest addition to the water-based Aquamarine range is optimised for the Kyocera KJ4B series of print heads used in printers such as the EFI Reggiani and the MS Lario JP4, among others. It was developed for dye sublimation transfer applications such as prints [...]

2019-06-21T17:32:46+00:00 21 June 2019|

NUtec Launches Eco-Solvent Ink for TrueVIS VG & SG printers

Digital ink manufacturer, NUtec recently launched their Diamond D15-TRV eco-solvent ink as a back-to-back replacement for Roland TrueVIS TR series inks. The Diamond D15-TRV is a low smell, eco-solvent ink which is chemically and color matched to Roland TrueVIS TR inks and is 100% plug and play. Available in seven colors in 500-milliliter pouches, the D15-TRV ink provides excellent media compatibility across a broad range of self-adhesive and flexible substrates, including vehicle wrapping. The Diamond D15-TRV also delivers excellent outdoor durability while offering superior abrasion and chemical resistance. When used in regular applications using suitable substrates, the printed images will last up [...]

2019-06-21T17:26:29+00:00 6 June 2019|

NUtec Digital Ink releases latest GBL-free offering

World class manufacturer, NUtec Digital Ink is further expanding its GBL-free ink range with the release of its newest eco-solvent product, known as the Diamond D20-GF ink. The Diamond D20-GF is a premium eco-solvent ink designed for use on Spectra Starfire print heads such as those found in Gongzheng wide format printers. The D20-GF ink offers excellent outdoor durability and, when used in regular applications using suitable substrates, will deliver printed images that last for up to two years. The Diamond D20-GF formulation is low smell, GBL-free and offers superior abrasion and chemical resistance, while providing excellent media compatibility across [...]

2019-06-21T17:38:03+00:00 26 April 2019|

NUtec Digital Ink’s water-based dye sublimation range grows

Leading manufacturer, NUtec Digital Ink recently added a new product to its dye sublimation portfolio in the form of the Aquamarine AQ20-DST-HC water-based digital ink. The newly launched AQ20-DST-HC dye sublimation ink is designed for coated and uncoated transfer paper and offers excellent transfer density. It is fast drying, allowing high speed printing with lower ink consumption. The latest addition to the water-based Aquamarine range is optimised for the Kyocera KJ4B series of print heads used in printers such as the EFI Reggiani and the MS Lario JP4, among others. It was developed for dye sublimation transfer applications such as [...]

2019-06-21T17:40:21+00:00 28 March 2019|

NUtec achieves Approved Preferential Exporter to the EU status

Leading manufacturer, NUtec Digital Ink recently announced that the company had achieved the status of Approved Preferential Exporter (APE) to the European Union (EU), a move enabling the company to offer its customers shorter delivery times and reduced administrative requirements for exporting into the region. NUtec Digital Ink is a South African based digital ink manufacturer exporting to more than 80 countries around the world including the EU member countries, whose trade relations with South Africa are governed by the Trade, Development and Co-operation Agreement (TDCA). The company’s newly attained Approved Preferential Exporter to the EU status was awarded after [...]

2019-06-21T17:42:24+00:00 27 February 2019|

NUtec Digital Ink reports growth in water-based sales

Leading digital ink manufacturer, NUtec recently relocated its water-base plant to larger premises to accommodate the growing sales of its Aquamarine dye sublimation inks. The strategic move will enable the company to meet its’ customers’ increased demand and rising volume requirements which are growing significantly year on year. NUtec Sales and Marketing Director, Neil Green notes, “Four years ago, NUtec Digital Ink embarked on an exciting new chapter when we started researching water-based digital inks to supplement our UV-curable and solvent ink product portfolio. After extensive development and beta testing, the Aquamarine range of water-based dye sublimation inks was introduced [...]

2019-06-21T17:25:16+00:00 11 December 2018|

NUtec Launches Rigid UV-Ink for Mimaki JFX Printers

NUtec Digital Ink released its latest UV-curable ink optimized for the Mimaki JFX Series printers. The Amethyst A20-RIG-MI ink was recently added to NUtec’s expanding range of UV-curable, water-based and solvent digital inks.The A20-RIG-MI ink is designed to adhere to rigid substrates such as glass, ceramics, acrylic, and correx without the need for primers. “The Amethyst A20 and A50 range of rigid UV-curable inks are fast becoming the product of choice where excellent adhesion coupled with great all-around printing reliability is required,” said Neil Green, NUtec’s sales and marketing director. “This unique combination of adhesion, flexibility and reliability is creating new [...]

2019-02-07T17:16:17+00:00 5 September 2018|

NUtec Digital Ink recently announced its latest UV inks suitable for the EFI range of GS and QS printers.

07.31.18 NUtec’s Amethyst UV inks for EFI printers are available for roll to roll printers as the A50-RTR-EF or for hybrid printers as the A50-HYB-EF. Both ink versions offer superior colors, great reliability, excellent image quality and continued operating functionality, the company reported.The conversion from EFI original inks to one of the NUtec alternative inks is a smooth, hassle-free process due to NUtec’s specially designed bottle and adaptor. Developed in-house, the exclusive bottle design offers the unique ability to work across both 5 liter and 3 liter configurations for the GS and QS machines.     “EFI customers who have [...]

2019-02-07T17:21:30+00:00 31 July 2018|

Water-Based Inks: The Future of the Printing Industry

Since the market has grown so much over the past few decades thanks to technology, choosing the proper type of ink for your printing business can require certain research. Even more so now that print manufacturers build machines that run with more than one type of ink. As for quality and preference, customers in general have no fixed inclination towards one particular formula since the choice is completely relative to the final use of the product. They all definitely have their own advantages and disadvantages. However, one of the oldest formulas is water-based ink which is a type of pigment-based [...]

2019-02-07T17:22:13+00:00 31 July 2018|

The Dilemma of UV-cured Inks vs The Solvent-Based Type

Groundbreaking ink technologies created during the last few decades gave birth to new printing advancements, changing the industry for good. Nowadays, there are numerous types of inks, each presentation with a different purpose for a variety of budgets, helping bring the best performance possible in each drop. The good part of these developments is that they continually give way to more effective formulas for the industry like the UV curable ink. while also improving the performance of existing products; such is the case of solvent based ink. Of course, each of them has their own use and applicabilities depending on [...]

2019-02-07T17:23:28+00:00 19 July 2018|