Videojet Food, Thermochromic & Regular Inks
With over 340 different inks, Videojet is the right partner to support you in finding the ideal ink for your application. Beyond our wide range of general purpose inks, Videojet offers a portfolio of high performance food, thermochromic & regular inks to meet your application needs.
- Automotive and aerospace
- Baked goods and tobacco
- Building materials
- Cosmetics, personal and home care
- Pharmaceutical and medical
- HDPE plastic, wire and cable
Automotive and aerospace
Substrates: Plastic, metal, and glass part marking
Videojet inks can help address your unique production needs, including specialty inks that are heat, oil, and solvent resistant.
Inks: V4248, V4221, V4215
Baked goods and tobacco
Substrates: Bread bags, cookie and cracker boxes, cigarette and cigar packages and paper cartons
For customers that need a high-contrast, non-contact code that requires a solvent-based ink, Videojet low-odor inks have been specially formulated with solvents and compatible resins/dyes that are designed to not impose unwanted flavors.
Inks: V4262, V4260, V4222
Substrates: Plastic bottles, glass bottles, metal cans, and paper cartons
To meet the exacting demands of the beverage industry Videojet has fast-dry, high-contrast, food-safe and condensation-penetrating inks to handle the high-speed lines found in the beverage industry.
Inks: V4201, V4210, V4269
Substrates: Glass bottles, plastic carboys, and metal kegs
Videojet condensation-resistant and caustic-removable inks are durable during refrigeration and soluble in common caustic wash solvents used in the recycling/refilling process.
Inks: V4220, V4251
Substrates: Bags, carpet, lumber, wood products, and plastic containers
Videojet formulates inks to perform in challenging production environments. Our range includes low-odor, fast-dry and colored inks for contrast on light-colored substrates, as well as inks with resistance to acids, bases, mineral spirits, and oils.
Inks: V4262, V4214, V4216
Cosmetics, personal and home care
Substrates: Diapers, adult continence care, and paper packaging
Videojet can help you to code on virtually every package type and substrate with inks that protect and enhance your brand. Our range includes covert coding UV inks for anti-counterfeiting, low-odor inks, and cosmetic-grade inks which
act as a wetness indicator on absorbent diapers and incontinence products.
Inks: V4262, V4299
Substrates: Plastic and metal part marking
Fast-drying inks can accommodate a range of production speeds and application requirements for electronic components. And for production processes requiring them, durable, alcohol-resistant or halogen-free inks are available.
Substrates: Metal cans, glass jars, and laminated plastic pouches
Videojet formulates specialized high-contrast thermochromic inks to withstand moisture and the high temperatures present in sterilization processes. These inks are designed to produce a color-changing quality assurance indicator to alert the manufacturer that the sterilization process was completed successfully.
Inks: V4275, V4276, V4237
Food (flexible packaging)
Substrates: Candy and granola bar plastic wrappers
Flexible packaging can present challenges to an ink’s adhesion due to their inherent ‘slick’ surface properties and use of various plasticizers. The formulation of Videojet flexible films/plastics inks meet strict food packaging regulations and provide optimal adhesion and code durability.
Inks: V4201, V4262, V4231
Pharmaceutical and medical
Substrates: Metal vial caps, glass vial, plastic bottles, and paper cartons
Legibility and contrast are non-negotiable when it comes to coding pharmaceutical and medical device products. Videojet’s robust ink portfolio includes autoclave-resistant, visible and UV inks.
Inks: V4257, V4258, V4262
HDPE plastic, wire and cable
Substrates: Plastic containers and wire and cable
Videojet provides the right inks for nearly any type of plastic, wire insulation, or cable jacket. Our selection includes fast-dry, UV-visible, abrasion and transfer-resistant inks with excellent adhesion to a wide variety of plastic materials, including HDPE.
Inks: V4202, V4230, V4236
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