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Finding the Right Ink

(November 2010) posted on Mon Nov 08, 2010

A sourcelist of 80 ink resources.

ChromaZone water-based, solvent, UV-curable and dye-sub inks, plus inks for Iris printers.

JetBest USA
Water-based and eco-solvent inks.

Laser Reproductions
ColorRite dye-based inks.

LexJet aqueous, solvent, eco-solvent, and UV inks for a variety of printers.

Liquecolor solvent and aqueous inks, plus Solaris eco-solvents.

MaraJet solvent inks, UltraJet UV-curable inks. See Clearstar.

Matan Digital Printers
Barak UV-curable inks.

ES3 eco-solvent (including a new silver ink), SS2 solvent, and Eco-HS1 high-solvent/low-odor inks, as well as aqueous, dye-sub, and UV inks.

MIS Associates
MIS aqueous and dye-sub inks.

Eco-Ultra mild-solvent and MuBio bio-based inks.

Lyson aqueous, dye-sub, solvent, mild-solvent, and UV-curable inks. New Lyson 133 Series inks for Mimaki JV33 and CVV printers; new Lyson 155 Series inks for Mimaki JV5.

Northern Inks
Aqueous, mild-solvent, and solvent inks.

Océ North America
Inks for the company’s wide-format display graphics systems as well as its engineering printers.

Orasign aqueous inks.

Duratex solvent inks.

Prism Inks
Aqueous and solvent inks, as well as eco-solvent, UV, and textile inks.

Cartridge and bulk inks for Mimaki, Mutoh, HP, Epson, Seiko, more.

Repeat-O-Type aqueous inks.

Roland DGA
Eco-Sol Max mild-solvent inks, Eco-Xtreme i and LT solvent inks, Heat Wave sublimation inks, Flexible Eco-UV inks, FP G2 aqueous inks, pigment dye inks; plus, White Eco-Sol Max and Metallic Silver Eco-Sol Max inks.

Sawgrass Technologies
SubliM dye-sub inks, SubliM Direct direct-print dye-sub inks, M-TT water-based textile inks, new MxF Digital Pigment inks for printing on nylon. Plus ArTainium and SubliJet transfer inks and NaturaLink direct-to-garment inks.

Seiko Infotech
EG-Outdoor LX mild-solvent, EG-Outdoor EX low-odor/low-solvent, and EGO-EX mild-solvent inks.
Sensient Technologies
Sensient ElvaJet digital dye-sub water-based inks. Distributed in the US by VistaLogics (

Sepiax Ink Technology
Sepiax water-based resin inks. GraphicsOne is US distributor.

Xtreme Color solvent inks, plus IJ-900 eco-solvent ink.

Sign Warehouse
PrismJet eco-solvent and aqueous dye and pigmented inks.

Solvent Cartridges
InkStream bulk ink systems; solvent-based inks.

Sun Chemical
Streamline water-based, oil, and solvent inks; Streamline ESL and Optima inks.

Gold, Gold HS and Platinum solvent inks; Gold Advantage, Platinum Advantage and Platinum SK mild solvents.

AuroraTeck UV-curable inks.

3M Commercial Graphics
3M Piezo Inkjet inks, solvent-based and UV.

Toyo Ink
LioJet line of wide-format inkjet inks includes the solvent-based LioJet SR and the UV-cured LioJet FV and NC inks.

TW Graphics
Distributor of Manoukian Digistar and HD1 sublimation inks.

US Sublimation
US Sublimation LFP, ElvaJet, UV Max, and FloBrite fluorescent dye-sub inks.

Westar Systems
Super Light Fast, Vibrant Wide Format, and Fluorescent sublimation inks.

XenInx Diamond UV inks, as well as Moonstone high-opacity white spot color and Lazurite clearcoat.

Eco-solvent inks for its wide-format printers.



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