Expertise

The Trans Tech Ink Lab offers:

  • 1- and 2-Component Inks, UV Inks
  • Performance Inks – High Density, Abrasion Resistance, Chemical Resistance, etc.
  • Medical Class VI Inks
  • Metallic & Process Color Inks
  • Additives (hardeners, thinners, adhesion promoters, specialty additives)
  • Standard Colors
  • High Precision Custom Color Ink Mixing

The experts in the Trans Tech Ink Lab can pinpoint the best ink for your unique application combining our knowledge of compatible substrates with a long list of considerations impacting your print requirements.

Please visit our Resource Center for Safety Data Sheets (SDS), Compliance and Technical Data reports.

Services offered by ITW Trans Tech. Inks & Additives.
Ink Series

INK-B Ink Series

  • 2-component ink
  • Automotive, technical/industrial applications requiring high mechanical and chemical resistance
  • Compatible Substrates

INK-P Ink Series

INK-PG Ink Series

INK-UV2002 Ink Series

INK-W Ink Series

INK-434 Ink Series

INK-478 Ink Series

  • 1- or 2-component ink
  • Outdoor applications
  • Formulated with environmentally compatible raw materials
  • Does not contain aromatics, butyl glycolate (GB-Ester), cyclohexanone, Bisphenol A (BPA) or polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH).
  • Compatible Substrates

INK-SK Ink Series

  • 1- or 2-component ink
  • Demanding substrates, “soft touch” coatings, rubber, leather, and synthetic leather.
  • Compatible Substrates

Additional Inks, Thinners, Hardeners, Additives

  • Contact Us for information about additional ink series, thinners, hardeners, and other additives!

Substrates
INK-B Ink Series

Thermoplastics, especially pre-treated polyolefines (PP, PE), PMMA, Polyamide (PA), cellulose acetate, various duroplastics, metal, and coated surfaces.

INK-P Ink Series

Thermoplastics such as pre-treated polyolefines, i.e. polypropylene (PP), polyethylene (HD-PE, LD-PE), PMMA (“acrylic glass”), polycarbonate (PC), polyamide (PA), Polyester, polyacetal (POM, flame-drying), polyurethane, rigid PVC and polystyrene, various duroplastics, metals, coated surfaces, wood and paper

INK-PG Ink Series

Thermoplastics, especially rigid and plasticized PVC, polycarbonate (PC), PMMA (acrylic glass). Also limited suitability for polystyrene (PS), ABS and SAN.

INK-UV2002 Ink Series

Thermoplastics ABS, polycarbonate (PC), polystyrene (PS), styrene-acrylonitrile, misc. metals, misc. coatings & paints.

INK-W Ink Series

For metals, coated surfaces and duroplastics. Also for thermoplastics such as pre-treated polyolefines (PP/PE), PMMA, PA, POM, PU and PES.

INK-434 Ink Series

Untreated polypropylene (PP)

INK-478 Ink Series

Thermoplastics, especially for technical-industrial applications, ABS, SAN, ASA, Polystyrene (PS), Rigid PVC, PMMA (acrylic glass), polycarbonate (PC). If processed as 2-component system, can be printed on some coated surfaces, metals and copolymers.

INK-SK Ink Series

Demanding substrates including polyamide (PA), polyurethane (PU), thermoplastic elastomers (TPE, TPU, TPS etc.), “soft touch” coatings, rubber, leather and synthetic leather.

Resources

For technical datasheets, safety data sheets (SDS), and ink certifications, please visit the Resource Center.

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