Responsible Solutions for Graphic Arts
Discover our responsible offering designed for high-performance offset ink formulations.
Bio-renewable ink formulations using SARBIO® resins
Our Sarbio® resins can provide improved bio-renewable content in your ink formulations.
Responsible solutions for regulatory compliance
Phthalate-free formulations for Nestlé and Swiss compliance
Many of today’s top-performing lithographic inks contain products that include DAP (diallyl-phthalate). DAP is not suitable for Nestlé and Swiss compliant indirect food packaging.
To help our customers comply with current regulations, Sartomer developed phthalate-free replacement blends.
|Product||DAP-free||Viscosity resin1||Viscosity ink - 30% loading1||Tack2||Water pickup3||Misting|
1 At 25°C, measured by cone and plate rheometer
2 At 1,200 RPM/min, measured using a tachometer
3 %, based on a 15-30% scale
Toluene-free monomers for ink formulations
Sartomer offers the following products in toluene-free formulations:
cP @ 25°C
°C (by DSC)
Metal-free products for ink formulations
The use of many metals are restricted in Nestlé ink regulations due to quality and safety concerns. Sartomer can tailor some materials to help you navigate these restrictions, so please let us know your interest. The products below are currently under development at the pilot scale.
cP @ 60°C
UA: Urethane acrylate
* Metal-free version can be produced upon request. Please get in touch with us to learn more.