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Solvent Based

Experienced supplier of high quality inks

Experienced supplier of high quality solvent based inks – a selection are listed below, however, if the ink type for your application is not listed please contact us.

Each range is available for supply either as ‘base’ colours for in-house blending, or can be supplied as pre-matched colours.


EXCELSIOR – A flexo/gravure system for printing P.V.D.C. coated films and some vinyl films. Suitable for printing shrink sleeves. (Surface & reverse). High slip backing white is available in the range.


PUMA – Hydrocarbon free polyamide ink system designed for good quality general purpose printing on a variety of plastic substrates.


PANTHER – Developed for the more resistant specifications that cannot be achieved with the Puma system.


SOVEREIGN-SP – Suitable for gravure/flexo applications on surface and reverse print. Providing high heat resistance on co-extruded and uncoated treated polyolefin substrates.


SOVEREIGN-PLUS – Intended for gravure/flexo application for reverse print and lamination. (It can also be converted into a Sovereign SP type ink for surface print with the use of an additive). Provides high lamination bond strengths on co-extruded and uncoated treated polyolefin substrates, (OPP and polythene).


SOVEREIGN LAMINATION – Intended for gravure/flexo application for reverse print and lamination. (The ink cannot be used for surface print work).

It is a more universal lamination grade ink than the Sovereign Plus system. Suitable for a wide range of films, giving high lamination bond strengths on co-extruded and uncoated treated polyolefin substrates, (OPP and polythene) and also on PET, Nylon, and PVdC coated films.


TEMPEST – A range of inks developed to meet the demands of outdoor requirements and other high specifications associated with polythene sack printing.


TEMPEST F/R – As per the Tempest range, but with flame retardant additive incorporated, so suitable for the construction industry.


PROPATAPE – A range of flexographic inks formulated for the printing of polypropylene tapes. The inks as supplied are toluene free.


MIRATAPE – Designed for the printing of vinyl tapes, rigid and plasticized vinyls mainly using the flexographic process. The inks give fast solvent release and have a high resistance to migration into vinyl films.


MIRACURE – A 2 pot ink system for flexo/gravure which adheres well to a variety of substrates including polyamide casings and when thermally activated gives excellent chemical resistance.


MIRASHRINK – Vinyl based system for gravure application, suitable for printing PVC shrink sleeves. (Surface & reverse). High slip backing white is available in the range.


VENUS – Venus inks are non-polyamide, alcohol reducible range of inks suitable for paper. The ink system is particularly suited for printing medical bags as the system is resistant to sterilisation.


A range of solvents/solvent mixtures are also available for cleaning purposes and for adjustments to viscosity/drying speeds along with adhesion promoters and slip additives.