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April 19, 2022

Digital Primers: What Makes them Special

Inkjet Ink

What makes UV ink stick? What a loaded question! Ink sticks on its own of course. But then there are isolated cases where it doesn’t stick. Sometimes it needs a little persuasion. Often ink is expected to stay on a glass for years to come and withstand countless rides through the dishwasher.  Other times ink

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February 15, 2022

UV Jettable Primer Perks

Inkjet Ink, Inkjet Printing

When it comes to primer, there are three main methods: wipe, sprayable, and the increasingly popular- jettable. But what does that really mean? What is the difference between a primer that is sprayed on versus a primer that is jetted? This article will explore the ins and outs of the jettable primer process as well

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October 12, 2021

Vivid White Ink Now Lives Longer and Offers More Opacity

Inkjet Ink, Product Update

Global printing industry leader Inkcups announces that the company’s Vivid White, the brightest digital white ink on the market, now has a longer shelf life and is also 20 percent more opaque than its original formula. The company reformulated the ink to offer 50 percent more opacity than its competitors and a longer shelf life

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August 31, 2021

UV Ink Adhesion Improvement Components

Inkjet Ink, Inkjet Printing

Optimal UV ink adhesion all begins with the chosen substrate of choice. For instance, a glass pint glass will not have the same process as stainless-steel wine tumbler. Never fear, our specialists at Inkcups are happy to recommend the correct route for your substrate. After all, the substrate is the stepping stone for which ink

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December 1, 2020

What is spot varnish in UV Printing?

Inkjet Ink, Inkjet Printing

When discussing printing techniques, many times the term ‘spot varnish’ is mentioned especially in reference to UV printing. Spot varnish simply means that the artwork will highlight certain aspects of a design with a varnish layer.

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September 8, 2020

UV Inkjet Ink for Sports Bottles

Applications, Inkjet Ink

UV inkjet ink for sports bottles needs to be flexible enough to bend and stretch with the movement of the bottle. If the UV ink is too rigid, the artwork will crack and easily scrap off the bottle. An ultra flexible ink is most needed in this situation.

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August 20, 2020

XFLEXX UV Inkjet Ink for Face Masks

Applications, Inkjet Ink

UV inkjet ink for face masks must possess specific qualities to ensure optimal adhesion and compliance. The XFLEXX Flexible UV Ink is a flexible ink for bendable and stretchable items such as stress balls and bags but has seen much success with face masks.  

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August 4, 2020

Inkcups Introduces Vivid White: the Brightest Digital White Ink on the Market

Company News, Industry Update, Inkjet Ink

Enables rich, high-quality reproduction of vibrant white areas on a variety of dark substrates

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Typically, a customer buys a digital printer and ink to use with multiple products. Gregory Harwood advises on substrate requirements and selecting specialised UV inks for greatest versatility and performance.

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March 24, 2020

Ink Testing Methods for Different Substrates (Podcast)

Inkjet Ink, Inkjet Printing, Podcasts

Each company has unique needs for their printed products. Learn how ink testing is conducted to ensure that the ink adheres properly to glass, plastic, metal, and other substrates under a variety of conditions.

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