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Available Oil Based Inks

Kao offers a variety of oil-based inkjet inks for industrial printing. Kao’s oil‑based inkjet inks have been tested and evaluated for use with the following Piezo DOD printheads:

  • Kyocera
  • Xaar
  • Ricoh
  • SII Printek
  • Konica Minolta
  • Toshiba


Common Applications

Kao oil-based printing inks are widely used for printing porous substrates which deliver high-performance inkjet printing on common packaging and display materials for varied industries:

  • Corrugated and paperboard packaging
  • Point-of-purchase displays
  • Signage



High Quality

Kao oil-based inks ensure high-quality for any print job with high optical density no matter the complexity.


The maintenance of oil-based inks are lower with good jetting


Oil-based inks have high absorbent pigments that works on almost every kind of porous substrates.


Custom Ink Formulation

Please browse our standard inks. If you’re unsure which ink is best for your application, please send us a sample of your substrate. An ink technician will promptly and thoroughly evaluate your needs and make an ink recommendation to match the printhead model and substrate. If one of our standard inks doesn’t meet your needs, our experienced chemists will customise one that will meet your requirements and specifications.

Contact us about Custom Ink Formulation Services