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How Inkjet Technology And a Single Transparent Ink Created a Rainbow of Textured Colors

In China, a new printing process using structural inks was recently invented and implemented with a commercially available inkjet printer. With the help of a transparent polymer ink, dome-shaped microstructures were printed. During the process, the height and diameter of the microdome control the wavelength of the reflected light as well as the color created. According to a team of researchers, the new technology will be used for applications such as smart windows or anti-counterfeiting.

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ACTEGA Provides Sustainable Options in The Printing Industry

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ACTEGA has been focusing on sustainability in many of their products and in the past month they have again demonstrated what sustainable printing options can look like. Introducing a new environment-friendly label decorating process for a clean ‘no label’ look and new silver coatings as an alternative to foil stamping and metalized board, has shown their seriousness towards renewable printing methods.

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