V4274-D and V4274-L Videojet 1580 and 1860 Inks


V4274-L Videojet 1860 InkV4274-D Videojet 1860 Ink

V4274 is a thermochromic MPK/Ethanol black to blue ink qualified for use in the Videojet 1580 and 1860 continuous inkjet (CIJ) printers. This ink is ideal for penetrating the toughest surface deposits that may occasionally be present on cans processed on food filling lines (e.g., soup). It then can also survive the rigors of continuous flow retort cooking processes, producing legible blue codes with high OCR read rates.
Benefits of V4274-D and V4274-L
  • iQMark™ No MEK ink offering:
  • No MEK, no acetone
  • No European Printing Ink Association (EuPIA) Exclusion List materials
  • Penetrates thin layer of waxy residue
  • Excellent OCR vision system read rates, even after retort
  • Resistant to bases, gasoline, Mil Spec Solvent C, mineral spirits, and oils
  • Heat curing, 30 Min@150°C, provides solvent resistance to alcohols, ketones, and gasoline
  • Changes color during steam exposure, indicating the container was processed
  • Successor to legacy ink formulas 16-8600
Applications for V4274-D and V4274-L
This ink is used for coding and marking food containers prior to the retort processes, which is used to preserve vegetables, beans, fruit, soup, sauces, baby food, meat/fish, ready-to-eat meals and pet food. It may also be used in food or pharmaceutical applications where the customer would like to reduce certain solvent plant emissions (e.g. MEK).

V4274 delivers excellent adhesion on aluminum, polystyrene, steel, and paper board.

A no MEK/Low VOC (V930) cleaner is available.

iQMark™: V4274 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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