E as in Efficiency: VINNOL ® in Printing Inks - Wacker Chemie AG


E as in Efficiency: VINNOL® in Printing Inks

Depending on the specific application and processing technology, printing inks must fulfill various requirements. Among the most important characteristics are viscosity, gloss and – of course – cost effectiveness. The VINNOL® resin portfolio enables you to adjust application and process requirements to fit your exact needs.

Key Advantages of VINNOL®

  • High toughness and permanent flexibility
  • Superior abrasion resistance
  • Outstanding water and chemical resistance
  • Inherent flame retardance
  • Excellent solubility and ease of processing
  • Wide rage of formulations
  • Low odor and taste-free

Range of Applications

VINNOL® binders are suitable for a variety of applications, including gravure inks, inkjet inks, screen-printing inks, transfer printing inks, and overprint varnishes.

VINNOL® E grades maximize gloss and shorten dissolving time.

A Unique Combination of Gloss and Efficiency for Pigmented Systems

WACKER offers unique emulsion polymerized vinyl chloride co- and terpolymers to the printing ink industry. These VINNOL® E grades provide the following advantages for high-quality and cost-efficient printing inks:

  • Exceptional gloss and color development
  • Low gel-forming tendency
  • Very good overprintability
  • Excellent compatibility with other formulation components
  • Short pigment dispersion times
  • Reduced usage of dispersion additives and pigments