Flint Group Launches Eco-friendly Inks and a One-Step Fountain Solution
In its continuing quest to bring solutions to the pressroom, Plymouth, Michigan-based Flint Group has launched top-quality, earth-friendly inks and a new low-dosing, one-step fountain solution.
Arrowstar® 8041 inks contain less than 3 percent VOCs—among the lowest VOC levels available today. The ink series earned a bio-renewable content (BRC) index of 70 from the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM) and are EcoLogo™-certified to “Printing Inks CCD-040.” These low-tack inks keep dot gain to a minimum, are ideal for perfecting and are compliant to ISO as well as IDEAlliance’s GRACoL® 7 standards.
K+E® Novavit® F 928 PRIME PROTECT BIO inks offer very fast oxidative drying and are highly rub resistant—ideal for printers with demanding, high-end jobs that require post-print processing. These color-intense inks offer top-quality performance on straight-line printing and on perfecting presses. K+E Novavit F 928 PRIME PROTECT BIO inks earned NAPIM’s BRC index of 70 and are compliant to ISO and GRACoL 7 standards.
Varn® Supreme 8168 fountain solution is a high-performing, one-step solution that works on a variety of presses, plates and substrates. Built with ink-compatible solvents, Varn Supreme 8168 fountain solution is compatible with conventional, hybrid and UV inks; enables easier ink/water balance with RO or tap water; and offers stability without the need for high dosages, alcohol substitutes or IPA.
For more information, visit www.flintgrp.com.