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Inks and Solvents Specifications

  • Alkali-soluble inks for recyclable containers
  • Heat resistant inks, resistant up to 1300°C after printing
  • Black, red, green, blue and yellow dye inks and white pigmented inks are available
  • Environmentally friendly Ethanol based inks
  • UV readable ink - message appears under UV radiation
  • solvent resistant UV curable ink 

Hitachi IJP provides various ink types and color inks to meet all your requirements. To find out what type of ink is the right one for your application you can use the table below. 

Various ink types and colour inks

All inks are based on RoHS

Standard Ink

Name of ink Colour Primary applications (features) Ink specifications
JP-K33 Black "Migration resistant ink
Excellent performance on most substrates"
Metals, plastics, PET laminated steel sheets
JP-K62 Black "Excellent adhesion on glass.
Condensation resistant after printing"
Glass bottles, etc.
JP-K68 Black Ethanol based general purpose ink Various types of cans, containers,  film, PVC pipes, various other materials
JP-K69 Black "General purpose ink. Chrome/PVC free
Sharp printed dots shape"
Various types of cans, containers,  film, PVC pipes, various other materials
JP-K72 Black General purpose ink.  Excellent adhesion on most plastics, especially PP. PP containers for food, medicine and cosmetics, other plastic containers
JP-K88 Black Excellent adhesion on most plastics, especially PP. container made of PE such as food, the beverage, cosmetics, and the medicines.
JP-W89 White "White pigmented ink
Replacement from JP-W73"
"Rubber hoses, plastic pipes, metal,  
glass, electric/ electronic parts, etc."
JP-F92 Invisible Visible under UV rays "Paper, plastics, metals, etc. 
Special marking for production control"
JP-Y108 Yellow "Organic yellow pigmented ink.
Replacement from JP-Y91 and JP-Y94"
"for Black and Dark Products like:Rubber hoses, 
PVC pipes, metal, glass, electric/electronic parts, etc."

Forecast Ink

Name of ink Colour Primary applications (features) Ink characteristics
JP-K26 Black Alkali soluble ink Steel
JP-R27 Red "General purpose red color ink
Excellent performance on most substrates"
Aluminum beverage cans
JP-G27 Green General purpose green color Various types of cans, containers,  film, PVC pipes, various other materials
JP-K28 Black "Steam (retort) resistant on cans
Good performance on plastics"
Cans, PP-Sheet, PE-sheet, plastics
JP-T64 Brown to Pale blue "Heat resistant ink
Resistant up to 1.300 degrees"
Ceramic, metals, resistors, etc.
JP-K70 Black Alkali soluble ink. Condensation resitant after printing on glass bottle Glass bottles, etc.
JP-T71 Red purple "Thermochromic ink for retort process Color changes from red-purple to blue" "Cans, plastic bags, alminnum bags, 
plastic cups,etc."
JP-T75 Black to blue "Thermochromic ink for retort process
Color changes from black to blue"    
"Cans, plastic bags, alminnum bags, 
plastic cups,etc."
JP-E78 Red Egg shell ink Egg shell only
JP-B82 Blue Alkali soluble ink Glass bottles, etc.
JP-B85 Blue General purpose blue color ink Glass, plastics, metals and coated paper.
JP-K86 Black Fast drying ink Glass, plastics, metals and coated paper.
JP-K87 Black Alcohol resistant ink Glass, plastics, metals and coated paper.
JP-B95 Blue Contains neither chrome nor methanol General purpose. Glass, plastics, metals and coated paper
JP-W96 White High Transfer-Resistance and High Scratch-Resistance against PVC material DOP-contained Vinyl Chloride, electrical parts, electrical cable,cars, etc.#
JP-K106 Black "Black pigmented ink
Water resistant, retort resistant"
Retort food, can and others
JP-K107 Black "Black pigmented ink
Water resistant, retort resistant"
Retort food, can and others
JP-Y109 Yellow Alkali washable yellow ink Especially for cold-filled glass bottle
JP-K112 Black Ethanol based ink. Faster drying time, more resistant to water than JP-K68 Especially for aluminum cans
JP-K113 Black Black ink for returnable glass bottles Glass bottles (returnable or non-returnable), metals (SUS, aluminum etc), HDPE, etc.
JP-K114 Black Excellent adhesion on most plastics, especially PP,PE and PET. PP, PE or PET container for food, medicine or cosmetics; other plastic containers and films, etc.

Legacy Ink

Name of ink Colour Primary applications (features) Ink specifications
JP-K60 Black "Ethanol based ink with carbon black
Chrome-complex dye free"
"Paper carton, colgated boad, Painted container, metal, etc."
JP-F63 Black Visible under UV rays "Paper, plastics, metals, etc. Special marking for production control"
JP-W73 Black White pigmented ink "Rubber hoses, plastic pipes, metal, glass, electric/ electronic parts, etc."
JP-K84 Black Water/Alcohol resistant, non migration, retort resistant Electric parts, food, electric wire, cars and others.
JP-K90 Black Black pigmented ink. Water/Alcohol resistant, non migration, retort resistant Retort resistant, Metal cans, wire and film
JP-Y91 Black Organic yellow pigmented ink "Rubber hoses, PVC pipes, metal, glass, electric/ electronic parts, etc."
JP-Y94     White "Organic yellow pigmented ink
Better contrast than JP-Y91"
"for Black and Dark Products like Rubber hoses, PVC pipes, metal, glass, electric/electronic parts, etc."