SensiJet® Garnet

Designed for rapid drying and maximum durability, SensiJet® Garnet is Sensient’s flagship black UV-curable ink. Suitable for printing on composites, plastics and other challenging, non-porous materials, SensiJet® Garnet offers outstanding adhesion and long-lasting fastness.

Ideal for black coding and marking, SensiJet® Garnet has been tested with a number of industrial printheads to maximize flexibility during production printing.

With a minimal UV lamp footprint and optimal dot gain, SensiJet® Garnet allows brands to achieve intricate, high-precision applications such as barcodes. The innovative, quick-drying solution allows for immediate handling after printing, supporting maximum efficiency and minimum downtime.

Properties

Excellent fastness performance
Rapid fixation
Optimal solvent resistance
Product specification

Available for the following printheads

XAAR 128/1002, Toshiba TEC

Properties:

Shelf life

Inks should be stored in a controlled environment at a temperature between 10-30°C. If stored under these recommended conditions, the inks have a shelf life of 12 (twelve) months. If the ink exceeds the shelf life detailed on the bottle, please contact Sensient directly for advice on continued use.

Fastness

Due to the range of potential markets, fastness for each substrate and application should be verified according to the requirements.

The following inks are available

Name                                              Code

Garnet Ink Black                              X8000

Standard packaging: 10 kg

 

How to use

Printing

SensiJet Garnet is printed directly onto the selected substrate via a print fixture or system equipped with a specified industrial printhead and inline fixation.

Fixation

After printing, SensiJet Garnet should be fixed in line by flash bulb or conventional UV light exposure. This should be done within seconds to avoid color bleed.