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UV Offset Inks

UV offset inks

STERASPEED

The Steraspeed inks are specially developed for paper, board and certain treated films for printing on sheetfed- and on web offset presses with an Exceptional lithographic behaviour, being able to run at high speed...
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Excure 30000M Series

The inks of Excure series 30000M FOOD are especially developed for printing on offset machines.
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Excure 20000 Series

The inks of Excure 20000 series show very good adhesion on all possible closed substrates.
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Excure 20000AP series

The inks of Excure 20000AP series show very good adhesion on all possible closed substrates.
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Excure 20000M series

The inks of Excure series 20000M FOOD show very good adhesion on all possible closed substrates with low odour and low migration properties and are suitable for metal decorating (inks with **).
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UV Flexo Inks

UV flexo inks

STERAFLEX

The Steraflex inks are especially developed for printing on flexo machines with Excellent flow properties.
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Exc 54000M – STERAFLEX FOOD

The STERAFLEX FOOD inks are especially developed for printing on flexo machines with superb densities and Excellent flow properties. These inks are characterised by very low odour and extremely low migration properties.
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Excure 50000Z Series

  • Applicable for indirect food contact
  • Excellent printability Fast curing
  • Good gloss, high colour strength
  • Viscosity properties fit for printing on UV Arpeco presses or similar printing presses
  • Low odour (according to organoleptic acceptance criteria and test methods in the Liquid Food Packaging Area)
  • Optimal resistance properties will be obtained 24 hours after printing
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UV Food Safe Inks

UV Food safe inks

UV Offset Inks

Excure 30000M Series

The inks of Excure series 30000M FOOD are especially developed for printing on offset machines.
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Excure 20000M series

The inks of Excure series 20000M FOOD show very good adhesion on all possible closed substrates with low odour and low migration properties and are suitable for metal decorating (inks with **).
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UV Flexo Inks

Exc 54000M – STERAFLEX FOOD

The STERAFLEX FOOD inks are especially developed for printing on flexo machines with superb densities and Excellent flow properties. These inks are characterised by very low odour and extreme low migration properties.
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Excure 50000Z (Arpeco)

  • Applicable for indirect food contact
  • Excellent printability Fast curing
  • Good gloss, high colour strength
  • Viscosity properties fit for printing on UV Arpeco presses or similar printing presses
  • Low odour (according to organoleptic acceptance criteria and test methods in the Liquid Food Packaging Area)
  • Optimal resistance properties will be obtained 24 hours after printing
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EB Offset Inks

Excure 20000EB

The inks of Excure series 20000EB FOOD show very good adhesion on all possible closed substrates.
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Excure 30000EB

The inks of Excure series 30000EB FOOD are characterised by a low residual odour. This makes the inks suitable for printing on the outside of food packaging.
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UV Metal decorating

Excure 20000M

The inks of Excure series 20000M FOOD show very good adhesion on all possible closed substrates with low odour and low migration properties and are suitable for metal decorating (inks with **).
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UV Letterpress Inks

UV letterpress inks

STERASPEED

The Steraspeed inks are specially developed for paper, board and certain treated films for printing on sheetfed- and on web offset presses with an Exceptional lithographic behaviour, being able to run at high speed.
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Excure 20000 series

The inks of Excure 20000 series show very good adhesion on all possible closed substrates.
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Excure 30000M Series

The inks of Excure series 30000M FOOD are especially developed for printing on offset machines.
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Excure 20000M series

The inks of Excure series 20000M FOOD show very good adhesion on all possible closed substrates with low odour and low migration properties and are suitable for metal decorating (inks with **).
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UV Varnishes and Coatings

UV Varnishes and Coatings

Toyo Ink Europe offers a wide range of UV, EB and Aqueous coatings for a wide array of applications starting from Packaging to Labels to Industrial applications.

A wide range of UV coatings for traditional packaging and label application to specialized low migration UV coatings for FOOD packaging.

Many options to choose for different coating application mechanisms from Roller coaters, Flexo coaters, screen, offset, dry offset. Contact your nearest Toyo Ink Europe representative to choose the correct one for your suitability.

Specialized coating systems like Drip-off texture, Braille, Pearlescent, matt are available.

There is an increasing demand for food safe coatings and Toyo Ink Europe brings distinctly different libraries for UV Coatings for Food Packaging and labeling.

For flexo and coating unit

Standard varnishes

The Excure all round varnishes are radical UV varnishes for all varnishing machines, and flexo units.
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Benzophenone free varnishes

These UV varnishes are radical UV varnishes, formulated without benzophenone, with very low odour properties.
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Low migration varnishes

These UV varnishes are radical UV varnishes, formulated without benzophenone, very low in odour and with low migration properties.
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For silk screen unit

Standard varnishes

The Excure screen varnishes are radical UV varnishes for screen printing.
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Benzophenone free varnishes

These UV varnishes are radical UV varnishes, formulated without benzophenone, with very low odour properties and low migration properties.
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For letterpress and dry offset

Standard varnishes

These Excure varnishes are radical UV varnishes for dry offset.
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Benzophenone free varnishes

These UV varnishes are radical UV varnishes, formulated without benzophenone, with very low odour properties.
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Low migration varnishes

These UV varnishes are radical UV varnishes, formulated without benzophenone, very low in odour and with low migration properties.
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For wet offset

Standard varnishes

These Excure varnishes are radical UV varnishes for wet offset.
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Benzophenone free varnishes

These UV varnishes are radical UV varnishes, formulated without benzophenone, with very low odour properties.
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Low migration varnishes

These UV varnishes are radical UV varnishes, formulated without benzophenone, with very low odour properties.
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Drip off system

For films and paper board

Drip Off represents an efficient and eye-catching method to achieve matt/gloss effects or matt/structure effects in a single process with just one coating unit.

The principle: in the last ink duct, a primer is partially used. Out of the coating unit, a high gloss coating is applied full area. Where primer and high gloss coating meet, a repellent effect is realized. Where the primer has been left out, you realize high gloss surfaces. In this way, you can produce fine printing designs without a spot coating plate.

Depending on the primer, application amount and the setting of your printing press (power of UV lamps), you can achieve medium to strong structures which provide a highly visual and haptical difference compared to the high gloss coating. The systems are characterized by a very good scratch and scuff resistance.

To create this you get a nice Drip Off effect with the Excure 90212 as Drip Off primer and the Excure 90007 as high gloss coating, both radical UV varnishes.
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For cast & cure

Standard

Excure Cast & Cure varnishes are UV flexo varnishes which are used with special master films to create hologram and embossing effects.
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Water Based Coatings

AQUEOUS COATINGS

Aqueous Coatings are an essential and integral component of the print packaging industry of the world today. The requirement varies from a normal protective gloss coating to certain high performance specialized applications. These Aqueous coatings are mostly printed in-line over conventional offset inks or even UV offset inks on high speed sheetfed offset presses fitted with IR driers.

Toyo Ink Europe offers a complete array of Aqueous Coatings suitable for several different applications. You can opt for a normal high gloss, high scuff Aqueous coatings or even a coating where the gloss is enhanced.

Special appearance coatings like Matt, Silky Matt, Soft touch are also available. In addition, Aqueous Coatings for direct food contact applications, primers for UV coating or specialized primer for Double Coaters are available in the product offer of Toyo Ink Europe.

UV NewsCure

UV NewsCure

The newspaper industry worldwide is undergoing a rapid transformation to add more creativity and value into the paper. Colours are spreading more and more in the newspapers, innovative designs are at work, better quality of substrate, higher speed of productions. These are targeted to increase the readership and attract more revenues. On the other hand, there is a tremendous pressure upon VOC emission reduction, lowering Carbon foot print and reducing the energy cost. UV curing has opened a completely new horizon for the coldest Newspaper houses towards all these demands of the current generation

  Coldset UV Heatset
Substrate Only newsprint All GNP, LWC, Coated
Gloss No High High
Finger rub Very poor Very good Moderate
Strike through Yes No Yes
Energy Very little Little Very high
Space small small Large
Glossy inserts Not possible Possible Manual
Solvent emission Yes Zero Yes

Toyo Ink Europe has long been associated with this business almost since the time this application has started to emerge. Toyo Ink Europe products have been tested and are being used by several large Newspaper houses around the world for UV application on newspaper. NEWSCURE from Toyo Ink Europe is a globally popular product family.

NEWSCURE: UV curing inks for environment friendly high speed offset printing on cold set presses equipped with UV curing unit.

These inks can be used on a wide variety of paper stocks : Newsprint, LWC, ULWC, coated and super calendared paper for printing of news papers, commercial inserts, catalogues, book printing etc. NEWSCURE inks are VOC free and offer a wider color gamut. Various inks series are available for undershot and overshot inking systems and for inert curing in nitrogen chamber.

Excure 47000 series

This series is especially developed for running on high speed coldset web presses with undershot ink duct and with an Exceptional lithographic behaviour.
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Excure 40000 UD series

This series is especially developed for running on high speed coldset web presses with undershot ink duct and with an Exceptional lithographic behaviour.
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Excure 47800 series

This series is especially developed for running on high speed coldset web presses with undershot ink duct and with an Exceptional lithographic behaviour.
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UV Specialities

UV Specialities

STERACUP PLUS

The STERACUP plus is formulated to suit pre-formed cup, pail and tube printing. They are characterised by a low residual odour and low migration properties. Suitable for very high speed cup printing.
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Waterless offset

Excure 60000 series

The inks of Excure 60000 series are especially developed for waterless printing plates. These inks are designed for printing paper and plastic substrates within a specific operating temperature range (23°C - 27°C).
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Metal Decorative Inks

Excure METALLICS FLEXO

Silver and gold one and two component flexo UV inks are included in all Excure flexo series
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UV fluorescent inks

Flexo - Offset – Letterpress

Bright and clean fluorescent inks are available in Excure series 20000, 40000, 50000 and 70000. Invisible fluorescent inks are available in Excure series 20000, 40000, 50000, 60000 and 70000.
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UV Adhesives

UV laminating adhesives

The Excure laminating adhesives are UV-curing adhesives for varnishing machines, flexo units and/or letterpress units.
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UV Cold foil adhesives

These UV adhesives are suitable for cold foiling. A UV curable adhesive is printed onto the substrate either via the letterpress or the flexo process. The handling of our products does not require special machinery Excure ept of a laminating station and a winding station. After the print of the adhesive, a foil is applied on top of the adhesive and passes through the UV lamp in contact with the wet adhesive. The UV light penetrates through the carrier foil and the metallic layer and cures the adhesive. In the last step, the carrier foil is peeled off from the substrate leaving the foiled image on the areas printed with the adhesive.
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EB Curing

EB curing

Excure 20000AEB series

The inks of Excure series 20000AEB FOOD show very good adhesion on all possible closed substrates.
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Excure 30000 EB series

The inks of Excure series 30000EB FOOD are characterised by a low residual odour. This makes the inks suitable for printing on the outside of food packaging.
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Excure 90000EB series

The Excure EB flexo varnishes are photo initiator free varnishes, very low in odour and with very low migration properties for curing with electron beam under N2 atmosphere.
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Go Green

TOYO INK EUROPE is a leading manufacturer of UV-curing inks and varnishes which are driving a positive environmental change in the Printing Industry.

Our UV inks and varnishes are free of harmful volatile organic compounds (VOC's) and are cured using Ultra Violet light. TOYO INK EUROPE maximizes the use of renewable or recycled source materials wherever possible and reasonable. All our UV inks and varnishes are made from non-toxic, non-mutagenic, non-carcinogenic and non-reproductive toxic raw materials, which are safe in all probable end-of-life scenarios.

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