V4220-D and V4220-L Videojet 1580 and 1860 Inks


V4220-D Videojet 1860 InkV4220-L Videojet 1860 Ink

V4220 is a Returnable Glass Bottling (RGB) black MEK ink qualified for use in the 1580 and 1860 continuous inkjet (CIJ) printers. This ink is ideal for use in high-speed bottling where codes need to withstand the specific conditions that returnable bottles are exposed to in the production, distribution, and point of sale processes.


Benefits of V4220-D and V4220-L
  • iQMark™ food packaging ink offering:
  • Compliant with Swiss Food Packaging Ordinance Exclusion List
  • No European Printing Ink Association (EuPIA) Exclusion List materials
  • No CMR’s (Carcinogens, Mutagens, Reproductive Toxins)
  • Penetrates and resistant to thin layers of condensation
  • Survives pasteurization, retort process, and ice baths
  • Removable with hot caustic wash process
  • Resistant to acids, mineral spirits, oils, alcohol, Mil Spec Solvent C, and gasoline
  • Successor to legacy ink formulas 16-8530, 16-8540, 16-8550, 16-8580, 201-0001-601, 201-0001-602, 201-CJ01-681
Applications for V4220-D and V4220-L
This ink is used for coding and marking returnable glass bottles used in the beverage industry. These bottles are returned from the marketplace, cleaned in a caustic wash process, and refilled shortly thereafter with cold beverages. The bottle surfaces are typically wet, due to condensation from hot, humid environments. Excessive amounts of water must be removed using an air-knife or blow off system for good print quality and adhesion.


V4220 delivers excellent adhesion to a wide variety of other substrates including: acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), aluminum, polystyrene, polyvinylchloride (PVC), polycarbonate, polyester, steel, and nylon.


iQMark™: V4220 ink was responsibly designed and manufactured to maximize contrast, adhesion, and uptime while meeting safety, environmental, and regulatory requirements. Every batch is tested to ensure it meets strict quality control specifications.



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