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Inks Based on Technology

Our inks based on technology are categorised as

  • Water-based Ink
  • Oil-based Ink
  • Solvent-based Ink
  • LED-curable Ink
  • UV-curable Ink
  • EB-curable Ink
  • Eco-friendly Ink


Inks Based on Application

As specialised digital ink providers, our product range comprises a wide variety of unique application options to suit every situation.

  • Marking and Coding
  • Publishing
  • Transactional Documents
  • Packaging
  • Wide-format Signage
  • Label and Narrow Web


Digital Printing Inks For Any Printhead Technology

Kao produces a range of ink formulations for printers or OEMs that incorporate TIJ, Piezo, and CIJ technology. Our inks are widely used for printers incorporating these leading printhead systems.

  • Dimatix Ink
  • Funai Ink
  • HP Ink
  • Kodak Ink
  • Konica Minolta Ink
  • Kyocera Ink
  • Ricoh Ink
  • SII Printek Ink
  • Xaar Ink
  • X-BAR
  • Epson


Ink Formulations for Any Product and Any Substrate

Our lab experts ensure that your inks perform on the many variations of plastics, paper, facestock, metals, textiles, and new eco-friendly packaging materials. We offer compatibility testing to match your substrate and customise chemistry to meet specific requirements.

Custom Ink Formulation Services


Benefits of Digital Printing

Migrating from conventional printing systems to digital or on-demand production printing with Kao inks offers wide-ranging benefits for industrial printers:

  • Full colour
  • Quick delivery
  • Low cost
  • Simple
  • Small volume production
  • High added value
  • Environmentally friendly

In production plants across various industries, mass-production needs are shifting towards multi-product, high-mix and low-volume production. The demand for digital on-demand production is expanding. Limited printing time allows more versatility for printing various designs or patterns, depending on a product manufacturer’s individual needs, variable marketing data, creative campaigns, or seasonal product variations.

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