Product Guides

Our updated guides for Strike Thru, Sandy Feel, Soft Feel and Kentucky Shine can now be found in one convenient place – our Resources tab.  These guides include important information regarding these product lines, including product recommendations, running tips, preparation instructions and cleaning requirements.

Feel free to contact us for more information.

KS-5008 Nestle Compliant Photoinitiator Compound

PI1Kustom Group is pleased to announce the development of KS-5008 Nestle Compliant Photoinitiator Compound.

KS-5008 employs a new and revolutionary manufacturing process which allows it to be made into a soft paste that can be easily stirred into energy-curable ink.

KS-5008 is very efficient and is suggested to be used in 1-8% of the ink formulation, depending on the pigment content and the pigment type chosen. KS-5008 can also be used in the making of H-UV and LED inks when coupled with a Nestle-compliant acrylated amine in the formulation. For a recommendation on the appropriate acrylated amine, please contact Kustom R&D lab personnel.

Although the pictures give some indication of the flow and body of the KS-5008, we highly recommend that you request a small sample from your Kustom Group representative to look at it for yourself. Samples are readily available.


Kustom Group Introduces New Wax Compounds for Energy Cure Systems

Kustom Group is proud to announce three new wax compounds developed specifically for Energy Cure applications.  These compounds are suitable for use in all types of EC inks and coatings, UV wood finishes and OPV’s.  Attributes include improved slip, anti-blocking, water resistance and mar and rub resistance.  These products are micronized dispersions in a UV compatible system and are easy to incorporate in production without the dust hazard.


Polymer Type

Average particle size (µm)



UV PTFE Wax Blend Compound


~50% PTFE/wax blend for excellent rub and slip.

UV Carnauba Wax Compound


Reduces COF, good scratch, water resistance, and anti-blocking with high gloss retention.

UV Nestle Compliant PTFE Compound


Easy to use ~50% PTFE dispersion for Nestle compliant applications.

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