Offset Inks

 

Offset Ink

We at DIC understand the need our customers like the printer convertors as we have been putting up years of research & development into our product and this has emulated into DIC understanding the needs not only of a printer convertor but also a print buyer and the brand owners.

DIC India offers huge range of offset inks from applications for board packaging material, printing of books, magazines, marketing POP material, catalogues, calendar, posters, playing cards to name a few applications. We also offer UV inks for offset application which offers unique brightness, high scuff along with high productivity. We also offer Overprint varnishes (OPV) in the form primers along with gloss and matt OPV or texture coatings. Our concentrates are ideal for high color saturation with fast work & turn which results in brand color reproduction using our Sun color box. Sun color box is a unique set of tools & services that enables reliable & accurate digital color communication.

Offset commercial Ink

Offset commercial Ink

DIC’s range of offset packaging ink provides good gloss and robust lithographic properties for running in all modern offset presses in commercial printing. The ink is perfectly suited for all types of LWC, GNP and SNP for printing magazines and periodicals. We offer inks that reduce the cost of printing with high speed inks, thereby optimizing the operational efficiency of the printers and improving the business investment. Commercial offset ink which are used for printings of books both standard quality and high end books, posters, danglers, POP material, playing cards, magazines, movie posters.

Wakimizu - This range of offset ink is used in sheetfed offset press. It is most commonly used in coated stock. It has a most common application for printing on extended color gamut and press standardisation. It comes with extended color gamut hence helps to achieve on press color as per Adobe RGB color gamut resulting in excellent print quality. Wakimizu comes in  1 Kg vacuum pack. 

Values G - This range of offset ink is used in sheetfed offset press. It is most commonly used in coated stock. It has a most common application for printing of very high quality commercial application ideal printing jobs like posters, catalogue, brochures, calendars, art-book, lifestyle magazine or gift wrap printing. It comes with broad color reproduction range accompanied with gamut hence helps to achieve on press color as per Adobe RGB color gamut resulting in excellent print quality. Values G comes in  1 Kg vacuum pack. 

Geos G - This range of offset ink is used in sheetfed offset press. It is most commonly used in coated stock. It has a most common application for printing of very high quality commercial application ideal printing jobs like posters, catalogue, brochures, calendars, art-book, lifestyle magazine or gift wrap printing. It comes with broad color reproduction which can run smoothly in adverse press conditions resulting in excellent print quality. Geos G can print on polyvalance substrate while being ISO 2846-1 compliant and comes in  1 Kg vacuum pack. 

Geos G Select - This range of offset ink is used in sheetfed offset press. It is most commonly used in coated stock. It has a most common application for printing of very high quality commercial application ideal printing jobs like posters, catalogue, brochures, calendars, art-book, lifestyle magazine or gift wrap printing. It provides excellent quality ink with outstanding dot sharpness while providing uniform gloss and Gloss retaintion and it is based on vegetable and mineral oils. It is suitable to perform under challenging press room conditions such as high temperatures. Geos G Select is free of cobalt based drying catalysts while being ISO 2846-1 and ISO12647-2 compliant and comes in  2.5 Kg vacuum pack.

SynerG HP - This range of offset ink is used in sheetfed offset press. It is most commonly used in coated stock. It has a most common application for printing of very high quality commercial application ideal printing jobs like posters, catalogue, brochures, calendars, art-book, lifestyle magazine or gift wrap printing. It provides excellent quality ink with outstanding dot sharpness while providing uniform gloss and Gloss retaintion and it is based on vegetable and mineral oils. It is suitable to perform under challenging press room conditions such as high temperatures. SynerG HP is free of cobalt based drying catalysts while being ISO 2846-1 and ISO12647-2 compliant and comes in  2.5 Kg vacuum pack.

SynerG EX Plus - This range of offset ink is used in sheetfed offset press. It is most commonly used in coated and uncoated stock. It has a most common application for printing of very high quality commercial application ideal printing jobs like posters, catalogue, brochures, calendars, art-book, lifestyle magazine or gift wrap printing. It light fast ink with excellent lithographic properties with faster drying on substrate providing excellent gloss. It is suitable to perform under challenging press room conditions such as high temperatures. SynerG EX Plus is free of cobalt based drying catalysts while being ISO 2846-1 and ISO12647-2 compliant and comes in  2.5 Kg vacuum pack.

LT Spectro - This range of offset ink is used in sheetfed offset press. It is most commonly used in coated and uncoated stock. It has a most common application for printing of text book printing. It has balanced rheology which makes it ideal for printing on low GSM and low pick paper. It has low startup wastage enabling stable ink-water balance in non standard presses also. LT Spectro comes in  2.5 Kg vacuum pack.

Eurostar - This range of offset ink is used in sheetfed offset press. It is most commonly used in coated and uncoated stock. It has a most common application for printing jobs like posters, catalogue, books and also suitable non-woven applications. It has low startup wastage enabling stable ink-water balance in non standard presses also. Eurostar comes in  2.5 Kg vacuum pack.

SF-G - This range of offset ink is used in sheetfed offset press. It is most commonly used in coated and uncoated stock. It has a most common application for printing jobs like movie posters, PoP, text books and also suitable non-woven applications. It has low startup wastage enabling stable ink-water balance in non standard presses also. SF-G comes in  2 Kg plastic jar pack.

PURRAB Star - This range of offset ink is used in sheetfed offset press. It is most commonly used in coated and uncoated stock. It has a most common application for printing jobs like movie posters, PoP, movie poster and leaflets. It has quick and stable ink-water Balance in non standard presses. Purrab Star can be provided in customized color and a per special demands and it comes in  20 Kg plastic jar pack.

Plustick - This is a special range of offset ink is used in sheetfed offset press. It is most commonly used in Non absorbent substrate. It has a most common application for printing jobs LD foams and non absorbent substrates need to confirm the substrate quality before bulk run. Plustick is engineered for printing on non-absorbent substrates that don’t allow any penetration of ink has quick and stable ink-water Balance in non standard presses. Plustick comes in 1 Kg tin jar pack.

 

Offset Packaging Ink

Offset Packaging Ink

DIC’s range of offset packaging ink provides good gloss and robust lithographic properties for running in all modern offset presses in packaging printing solutions.
The ink is perfectly suited for all types of applications for printing of mono cartons, rigid box, chewing tobacco, crockery boxes, footware boxes, Food packaging cartons as per FSSAI guidelines. Our range of packaging inks is mentioned below:-

Genxer - This range of offset packaging are ideal for general segment application and are ideal ink for packaging and commercial application. It has excellent lithographic stability at all press speed and across substrate. It has application usage in medium segment packaging application mono cartons, linear cartons.

Genxer-MO Free - This range of offset packaging is mineral oil free and are used for higher segment application and are ideal ink for packaging and commercial application. This ink is based on vegetable oil technology and based on mineral oil. It has excellent lithographic stability at all press speed and across substrate. One of the advantage is Waste prints on paper and carton board that are produced using MO free inks can be recycled successfully as a part of post consumer waste feedstock for modern recycling plants. It complies with FSSAI food packaging code practice IS-15495 for secondary food packaging.

Eurostar - This range of offset packaging are ideal for general segment application and are ideal ink for packaging and commercial application. It has excellent lithographic stability at all press speed and across substrate. It has application usage in medium segment packaging application. cartons, rigid boxes. chewing tobacco and bidi packaging, crockery boxes, footware boxes.

LT Spectro - This range of offset packaging are ideal ink for packaging and commercial application. It has excellent lithographic stability at all press speed and across substrate. It has application usage in medium segment packaging application. cartons, rigid boxes. chewing tobacco and bidi packaging, crockery boxes, footware boxes.

LT Spectro MO Free - This range of offset packaging is mineral oil free used for general segment application and are ideal ink for packaging and commercial application. This ink is based on vegetable oil technology and based on mineral oil. It has excellent lithographic stability at all press speed and across substrate. One of the advantage is Waste prints on paper and carton board that are produced using MO free inks can be recycled successfully as a part of post consumer waste feedstock for modern recycling plants. It complies with FSSAI food packaging code practice IS-15495 for secondary food packaging.

SF-G - This range of offset packaging ink is used in sheetfed offset press. It is most commonly general segment packging application. It has a most common application for printing jobs like Tiles, Crockery, Fruits, Footware packaging applications. It has low startup wastage enabling stable ink-water balance in non standard presses also. SF-G comes in  2 Kg plastic jar pack.

 

Offset Packaging Ink

Food Safe & Low Migration Solutions

DIC India offers complete solution in the entire value chain for food safe & low migration solution for food, cosmetics, healthcare, pharmaceutical and tobacco packaging to name a few. Sun Chemical Low migration solution is one of the best with all required compliances. Our food safe inks have very low impact on odour and taint of the foodstuff, very low formation of hexanol and other odorous by-products after being printed. It is ideal for food packaging where the foodstuff is indirect contact with the printing ink along with our inks being mineral Oil Free, drier Free and they do not dry by oxidation. The only mandatory element being inline overprinting with Aqueous Coating and DIC food safe inks has safe migration levels far below the Global Migration limit (as per EFSA). We also have fountain solution additives for all water qualities, press types and IPA (alcohol) levels. For achieving best values regarding odour and taint as well as migration the selection of the right fountain solution additive is vital. With regard to fountain solution related press performance other parameters such as water quality and press conditions have to be considered.
Below are some of the food safe and low migration ink brands from DIC India.

Sun Pak FSP & Sun Pak FSP Metallic - This range of foodsafe offset packaging is  a series of low migration sheetfed offset process and base inks for sensitive (food, cosmetics, healthcare, pharmaceutical and tobacco) packaging. Fountain solution additives are available for all water qualities, press types and IPA (alcohol) levels. For achieving best values regarding odour and taint as well as migration the selection of the right fountain solution additive is vital. With regard to fountain solution related press performance other parameters such as water quality and press conditions have to be considered.

SunCure 14LM159: LM UV OPV - High performance, UV curable, low migration foil stamp able coating designed for printing of non-food contact surfaces of primary or primary outer wrap food packaging where a risk of migration has been identified.

SunLit Exact PSO (higher segment) & Sunlit Diamond (general segment) - It is a Vegetable Oil based and free of mineral oils and contains 78-82% of renewable materials determined by an independent institute by the so called C14 method. It has high productivity with minimum start up wastage along with excellent press performance with optimized water window. It has superior compatibility with wide range of surface coatings and outstanding dot reproduction.

MSB Base Colors - MSB is an assortment of unfinished colored base concentrates which allows producing spot colors. As all major packaging converters are using VOC free concentrate system. We are ready to start with imported MSB concentrates along with Sun Color Box toolkit.

Sun Cure FLM - SunCure® FLM is a range of high performance, UV curable, low migration lithographic inks designed for printing of non-food contact surfaces of primary or primary outer wrap food packaging. SunCure® FLM inks are also suitable for printing of pharmaceutical and sensitive goods’ packaging where a risk of migration has been identified.

Sun Coat LMQ: Water Based OPV - Sun Coat LMQ is a series of water based low migration coatings for sensitive (food and tobacco) packaging. Suncoat LMQ lacquers are characterized by excellent organoleptic properties with migration rate well below OML of 60mg per 1 KG, when printed product is stored no yellowing occurs. The applications of Suncoat LMQ lacquers are odorless and low migration packaging like folding boxes, wrapping paper, etc for food, cosmetics, pharmaceutical or tobacco industries. 

SunCure®14LM159: LM UV OPV - It is a varnish which is overprint varnish. It is a high performance, UV curable, low migration foil stampable coating designed for printing of non-food contact surfaces of primary or primary outer wrap food packaging where a risk of migration has been identified.

 

Food Safe & Low Migration Solutions

UV Offset Inks

DIC has a range of UV white with the below mentioned uniqueness with YUV 2130/M is one of the industry benchmark.

  • High opacity.
  • No pinholes.
  • No deposition on plate or blanket.
  • Fast curing @ 14000 mph.

DIC India has the range of Radicure UVC 3000 series, UVC 4000 series & UVC 6000 series. The  UVC 4000 series has vibrant color along with low odour. Hence it is suitable for small unventilated press. The UVC 6000 series has process color & Spot color available. The UVC 3000 series has high productivity, along with being economical but has only Process Color available

 

UV Offset Inks

Concentrates

DIC also offers base colors and concentrates under their boutique of conventional offset ink range which are available in both light fast and non-light fast version, packaging base colors by DIC India meet the needs of a variety of industries. Our range of packaging base colors is mentioned below:

Colorplus Concentrates - Ideal for brand color reproduction, colorplus concentrates are ideal for printing on Mono cartons, Liner- cartons, as well as food packaging cartons complying with the FSSI guidelines.

Metallic Gold & Silver - Opt for metallic gold and silver for printing on Mono cartons, Liner-cartons, rigid boxes. These can also be used for food packaging cartons that need to meet the FSSAI guidelines. However, it is recommended to check the sustainability of the metallic colors in actual application before bulk purchase.

Fluorescent Inks - Fluorescent inks are ideal for brand color reproduction and can be used for printing on Mono cartons, Liner-cartons, rigid boxes as well as food packaging cartons that need to comply with FSSAI guidelines. It is recommended to check the sustainability of the metallic and fluorescent colors in actual application before bulk purchase.

Water based printing inks have become increasingly popular nowadays among Printers & Converters. The demand for this type of printing inks was generated from the multispoke.
Requirements. E.g., Nature and Environment concerns, Educated End-user, Govt Norms & Guidelines for Food packaging & Recyclable Printed Materials.
These types of inks are also called food-grade offset printing inks and food grade ink.
Offset varnish has a dual role to play in the offset printing process, one is to protect the printed design and matter on the paper sheet, and the other is to give a smooth surface on the printed paper sheet; generally, there are two types of offset varnishes available in the market, one is matte varnish, and the other is gloss varnish.
UV offset Ink is generally used for met-pet board substrate printing and synthetic substrate printing. UV offset inks were introduced in the industry for the purpose to print on non-porous substrates like met-pet and synthetic substrates, and also for the fast drying of printed sheets for the post-press operations because the conventional drying process was not capable of drying the printed sheets on an offset press at high speed.
Offset printing ink price in India depends upon the type of printing ink you are looking for and on the area where you want your printing ink to be delivered. There are multiple types of offset printing ink prices available in India, and the costs depend upon the variety of inks as well.
Known as COATES OF INDIA LIMITED at the time of its inception, DIC India came into existence on April 2nd, 1947

DIC is one of the oldest and Finest offset printing ink/lithography ink manufacturers in India - Known as COATES OF INDIA LIMITED at the time of its inception, DIC India came into existence on April 2nd, 1947. Today DIC Offers a Broad Range of offset printing ink and other printing inks as well.

 

 

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