Mutoh Europe introduces hazard free sign and display ink

September 21, 2022
CMYK ink set with no danger or hazard symbols and free of gBL CMYK ink set with no danger or hazard symbols and free of gBL

Mutoh Europe nv, EMEA subsidiary of the Japan-based wide-format digital printer manufacturer, announces the EMEA release of a pioneering sign and display CMYK ink set – called MS51 series. Available in litre packs and specifically developed for Mutoh’s new AccuFine piezo drop-on-demand print head technology integrated in the latest XpertJet Pro printer line-up, the new MS51 inks do not require health and safety pictograms and are also gBL free. The inks are ideally suited for long term outdoor & indoor signage applications.

“We are proud to release this innovative ink for sign & commercial print professionals. The new MS51 ink series are the cherry on the cake for our high quality XpertJet SR Pro series sign & display printer models which we released in January 2022,” says Mitsuo Takatsu, Mutoh Europe’s Managing Director. “The inks will initially be available for Mutoh’s XpertJet 1641SR Pro device, with more models following later this year”, Takatsu concludes.

Stephan Heintjens, Product Marketing & Product Application Manager for Mutoh Europe says “With our MS51 inks, we definitely fulfill the requirements of today’s sign professionals with regards to outdoor and indoor signage applications : wide media compatibility including heat sensitive substrates, superior colour gamut, vibrant prints, unrivalled gloss preservation of prints, 3 years outdoor UV durability, low odour, excellent abrasion and chemical resistance.”

Heintjens continues : “The MS51 inks are also future-proof. Taking into account the current CLP regulations, they do not require any danger or hazard pictograms and do not contain gBL (gamma-Butyrolactone1).”

“In addition, our MS51 ink formulation contains a new mix of evaporating liquids which will substantially improve the drying behaviour of the output”.

The new Mutoh MS51-series CMYK inks will be marketed exclusively by Mutoh Europe in the EMEA business area through its network of certified distributors. The inks will initially be available for Mutoh’s XpertJet 1641SR Pro device, with more models following later this year.

Mutoh MS51-inks – Key Specifications

  • 4 colours – C, M, Y, K
  • 1 litre ink packs in disposable foil, reducing waste
  • Hazard free ink : no danger or hazard symbols
  • gBL1 free ink formulation
  • Quick dry inks – door opener to same day lamination
  • Low odour
  • Vibrant high density prints, excellent dot gain & media gloss preservation
  • Superior colour gamut
  • Suited for long term2 outdoor and indoor commercial graphics
  • UV durability without lamination up to 3 years outdoors2
  • Excellent abrasion and chemical resistance scores.

1 gBL stands for gamma-Butyrolactone. gBL has excellent solubility/stabilizing properties. The ingredient is being questioned by chemical regulatory authorities. As a pure product, it can be used as base product for the production of recreational drugs, improvement of athletic performance, etc. Digital inks containing substantial amounts of gBL are being questioned too. In a certain number of countries, inks containing gBL can no longer be imported.

2 For heavy-duty applications where mechanical stress or environmental impact is involved (floor, vehicle or marine graphics), lamination is required. Stabilisation is required prior to lamination. Thanks to the quick dry behaviour of MS51 inks, time before lamination will be substantially shorter.

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