V4276-D and V4276-L Videojet 1580 and 1860 Inks


V4276-D Videojet 1860 InkV4276-L Videojet 1860 Ink

V4276 is a thermochromic MPK/Ethanol red ink qualified for use in the Videojet 1580 and 1860 continuous inkjet (CIJ) printers. This ink is ideal for use in high-speed food canning applications where retort evidence is desired. It is specially designed to change color from DARK RED to BRIGHT RED when cooked with steam at high temperatures.
Benefits of V4276-D and V4276-L
  • iQMark™ no MEK ink offering:
  • No MEK, no acetone, no methanol
  • No European Printing Ink Association (EuPIA) Exclusion List materials
  • No CMR’s (Carcinogens, Mutagens, Reproductive Toxins)
  • Resistant to acids, bases, Mil Spec Solvent C, mineral spirits, and oils
  • Changes color during steam exposure, indicating the container was processed
  • Extreme heat resistance, survives > 60min at 400°C
  • Successor to legacy ink formulas 16-8100, 16-8620, 16-8630, 16-8670, and 201-0001-666
Applications for V4276-D and V4276-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).

V4276 delivers excellent adhesion on a wide variety of substrates, including: aluminum, nylon, polyester, polystyrene, and paper board.

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

iQMark™: V4276 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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