Silica Properties for Matte-Coated Media for Pigment Based Inks
Abstract:Pigment-based inks are widely used in applications where long-term stability is of great importance. Choosing the ink-jet ink type is only one step in creating the optimal ink-jet printed product. The media must work synergistically with the ink and printer to obtain the optimum printed product. Formulators of the media must choose the proper materials for the ink receptive coatings to ensure outstanding performance. Silicas are one of the top-performing materials used by formulators to achieve quick dry times and excellent print quality. This paper examines the influence of silica properties on the performance of media printed by pigment based ink jet inks.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: January 1, 2007
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