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Ink Quest 2013

(May 2013) posted on Fri May 03, 2013

More than 70 sources of inks for wide-format output.

Marabu North America
MaraJet solvent-based ink; MaquaJet water-based ink; UltraJet UV-curable ink; TexaJet DX-SHE (Sublimation-Hybrid-Epson) water-based sublimation inks, for transfer and direct digital printing, were added in 2012.

Matan Digital Printers
Barak UV-curable pigmented ink.

Mimaki Solvent (including Eco-HS1, HS, ES3), Sublimation, Water-Based, and UV (flexible, hard) inks; Mimaki Bulk-Ink System for solvent and dye-sub. New are its Latex LX 101 inks for the JV400-130/160LX.

A. R. Monteith Corp.
Monteith-brand ink for HP, Mimaki, Mutoh, Roland, Seiko, more.

Eco-Ultra mild-solvent and MP multi-purpose eco-friendly/HAPS-free inks.

Nazdar Digital
Nazdar solvent, aqueous, dye-sub, and UV-curable inks for various printers, plus Nazdar Lyson photographic, and fine-art inks. Its Lyson 213 series inks are designed for the Roland AJ-1000i and AJ-740i printers.

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

Bulk ink for various Canon, Epson, HP, Mimaki, Mutoh, Roland printers; more.

Repeat-O-Type bulk ink for wide format.

Roland DGA
Eco-Sol Max mild-solvent ink, White and Metallic Silver Eco-Sol Max inks, Eco-UV ink, Heatwave SBL2 sublimation ink, Eco-Xtreme i and LT solvent inks.

Sawgrass Technologies
M-XTR and M-TT pigment textile inks; SubliM dye-sub ink; plus: ArTainium UV+ and SubliJet sublimation inks.

Seiko Instruments USA
Low-solvent VX ink, HAPs-free IX ink, mild-solvent EGO-GX ink, GX low-solvent ink; EG-Outdoor EX and EG-Outdoor LX mild solvents. Plus: Seiko solvent-based fluorescent ink for the ColorPainter W series; and GX 3M solvent ink for the ColorPainter H series, in conjunction with 3M films.

Sensient Technologies
ElvaJet sublimation ink. Distributed in the US by VistaLogics (

Sepiax Ink Technology
Sepiax Aquares water-based resin ink. Graphics One is the US distributor.

Xtreme Colors solvent, eco-solvent, and dye-sub inks.

Sign Warehouse
EnduraInk eco-solvent ink.

Sioen Digital
Sol, Sol-Fire, and Siojet inks for wide-format and superwide printers.

Solvent Cartridges
Cartridges and ink bags for various machines, including HP, Mimaki, Mutoh, Roland, Seiko; InkStream bulk-ink systems for HP, Mimaki, Mutoh.

Sun Chemical
Streamline solvent and Streamline ESL HPQ (eco-sol light) inks; Streamline Ultima HPQ ink; Streamline S-Tech bulk-feed system.

Exclusive distributor of InkTec’s EcoSolvent Pro ink for Roland, Mimaki, Mutoh.

Gold Advantage mild-solvent inks; Gold HS hard-solvent ink; Platinum Advantage mild-solvent inks.

AuroraTeck UV-curable ink.

3M Commercial Graphics
3M Inkjet inks, in solvent and UV versions; GX 3M solvent ink in partnership with Seiko, for use in the latter’s ColorPainter H Series printers in conjunction with 3M films.

TW Graphics
Distributor of Manoukian Digistar HD1 sublimation ink.

US Sublimation
US Sublimation dye-sub inks; InkVillage DTX direct textile ink, more.

Van Son Holland
Premium Wide Format Inkjet ink for Epson, HP, Mimaki, Mutoh, and Roland printers; offered in both cartridges and bulk packaging.

Eco-solvent bulk ink; also exclusive US distributor of Sensient dye-sub inks (transfer and direct).

Westar Systems
Sublimation and textile inks.


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