V4218-D and V4218-L Videojet 1580 and 1860 Inks

V4218-D Videojet 1580 and 1860 InkV4218-L Videojet 1580 and 1860 Ink

V4218 is a flexible plastic, black MEK ink qualified for use in the Videojet 1580 and 1860 continuous inkjet (CIJ) printers. This ink is ideal for use in high-speed applications and has excellent penetration and resistance to animal fat, grease, oil, and condensation, which are commonly found in meat and poultry applications.


Benefits of V4218-D and V4218-L
  • Penetrates thru thin layers of animal fat, oils, and condensation
  • Resistant to food cooking temperatures, steam, and retort
  • Resistant to natural fats and oils found in meat, poultry, salad dressing, and nuts
  • Resistant to acids, bases, Mil Spec Solvent C, mineral spirits, vegetable and motor oils
  • Successor to legacy ink formulas 16-8470, 201-CJ01-682, and V0001-682
Applications for V4218-D and V4218-L
This ink is used for coding and marking meat, poultry, frozen, and refrigerated foods where animal fats, grease, oil, and condensation are commonly found. This ink can penetrate through thin layers of oil or moisture if present before printing and it will withstand exposure to oil and water after printing.

V4218 delivers excellent adhesion to a wide variety of substrates, including: acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), aluminum, polystyrene, polycarbonate, polyester, steel, and nylon.


No MEK/Low VOC (V930) and no Drug Precursor (V940) cleaners are available.

iQMark™: V4218 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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