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Xaar extends range of approved fujifilm sericol UV inks for use with its high-resolution printheads

(PresseBox) (Cambridge, ) Fujifilm Sericol now offers widest range of UV curable inks approved for use with Xaar printheads -Xaar Ink Approval scheme ensures quality performance and products

Xaar has extended its successful partnership with Fujifilm Sericol with the approval of more of the company's innovative UV-curable inks for use with Xaar's world leading piezoelectric drop-on-demand inkjet technology.

The combination of Fujifilm Sericol's high-performance Uvijet inks and Xaar's inkjet printheads offers a reliable, consistent and flexible inkjet solution for display and speciality graphics printers. Xaar's range of versatile printheads are used in a variety of inkjet printers producing products for the wide-format indoor/outdoor graphics, banners, POS and coding & marking industries.

In addition to existing approval for the Uvijet Versa UV-curable general purpose ink for use with Xaar's 126 and 500 high-performance printheads, Xaar has now confirmed 'Approved' status for several more Fujifilm Sericol Uvijet ink ranges. Today, Fujifilm Sericol offers the widest range of Xaar approved inks for the following printheads:
-Xaar 126: Uvijet Versa, Uvijet Boost, Uvijet Enhance -Xaar 318: Uvijet Rapide and Uvijet Ident White -Xaar 500: Uvijet Versa, Uvijet Boost and Uvijet Indent White

Designed with maximum colour brilliance, light fastness and durability Uvijet inks are ideal for both internal and external applications including: internal and external graphics, POS, vehicle and exhibition graphics, plus backlit graphics and window displays.

"These latest approvals by Xaar are part of an ongoing programme and a further step forward in our joint efforts to offer a range of quality products to the market," says Keith Nixon, Business Development Manager - Graphic OEM. "The popularity of the Xaar printheads makes these additional approvals particularly important."

Close collaboration with ink partners around the world gives Xaar printhead integrators and users of Xaar-enabled printers the confidence and flexibility to choose from a wide range of inkjet inks depending on printhead, application, cost and geography.

Xaar Ink Product Manager Dr. Jill Woods said: "This latest development further strengthens our portfolio of approved inks and supports our strategy to offer global customers choice. Working with partners such as Fujifilm Sericol enables us to provide the industry with fully optimised inkjet solutions and inks to maintain excellent print performance and jetting reliability."

About Fujifilm Sericol

Fujifilm Sericol is a global leader in the manufacture of specialty printing inks, selling high performance products for screen, digital and narrow web printing to customers in over 80 countries. Manufacturing and marketing subsidiaries operate in 18 locations from USA to China. Annual sales exceed £150 million and 1,250 people are employed worldwide. For more information please visit www.fujifilmsericol.com.

XAAR plc

Xaar is the world's leading supplier of industrial inkjet printheads, inks and peripheral equipment to commercial printing and industrial manufacturing markets. Xaar's innovative technology offers OEM customers and licensees commercial advantage through product differentiation, productivity, and faster time-to-market. Additional information about Xaar is available at www.xaar.com