V4238-D and V4238-L Videojet 1580 and 1860 Inks

V4238-D Videojet 1580 and 1860 InkV4238-L Videojet 1580 and 1860 Ink

V4238 is a heat-curable black MEK/methanol ink qualified for use in the Videojet 1580 and 1860 continuous inkjet (CIJ) printers. This high-performance ink has been specifically designed for coding and marking applications in the automotive and aerospace markets. It has excellent abrasion and solvent resistance when heat cured, meeting Mil-Spec 202G, Method 215K durability requirements.
Benefits of V4238-D and V4238-L
  • Resistant to acids, bases, Mil Spec Solvent C, mineral spirits, and oils
  • Pasteurization resistant
  • Heat curing at 175 ºC (350 ºF) for 30 minutes achieves durability, including:
  • Resistance to Mil-Spec 202G, Method 215K solvents
  • Resistance to many other solvents, including: acetone, MEK, transmission fluid, gasoline, diesel fuel, ethanol, isopropanol (IPA), and others
  • Rub, scratch, tape, and transfer resistance
  • Successor to legacy ink formulas 16-5600, 16-5800, and 16-5900
Applications for V4238-D and V4238-L
This ink is used for coding and marking metal parts which go through a heat curing process after printing and require a permanent code. It is also used for coding cans that require retort and transfer resistance.

V4238 delivers excellent adhesion to a wide variety of substrates including: acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), aluminum, glass, polystyrene, polycarbonate, polyester, steel, and nylon.

iQMark™: V4238 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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