V4221-D and V4221-L Videojet 1580 and 1860 Inks

V4221-D Videojet 1860 InkV4221-L Videojet 1860 Ink

V4221 is a low-odor / aerospace black methanol ink qualified for use in the Videojet 1580 and 1860 continuous inkjet (CIJ) printers. This ink is ideal for customers with odor-sensitive applications or the need to meet certain aerospace specifications.

Benefits of V4221-D and V4221-L
  • iQMark™ low odor ink offering:
  • Low odor methanol solvent base
  • No MEK, no acetone, no ethanol
  • Based on 16-8700 / V421 legacy ink formulas (aerospace approved)
  • Caustic removable
  • Some acetone resistance
  • Resistant to acids, Mil Spec Solvent C, mineral spirits, and oils
  • Successor to legacy ink formulas 16-8700
Applications for V4221-D and V4221-L
This ink is used for coding and marking products in odor-sensitive applications commonly found in baked food, tobacco, and coffee packaging; baby, health, beauty, and personal care markets. It can also be used in aerospace applications where inks 16-8700 or V421 are already qualified.


V4221 delivers excellent adhesion to a wide variety of substrates including: aluminum, glass, polystyrene, polycarbonate, polyester, steel, and nylon..

iQMark™: V4221 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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