Product of the Week 5-13-19

Product of the week is KB-1934 Water-Resistant Gloss Varnish. This varnish is 100% non-volatile and can be used in moderate amounts to improve the gloss, rub resistance, and litho properties of sheetfed ink systems. In work-and-turn ink systems KB-1934 improves dry trapping of off-line finishing and in folding carton or label ink systems it boosts chemical resistance.

Other features of KB-1934:

  • Based on Linseed and Tung oils
  • Good water balance
  • Medium gel

More information can be found on the KB-1934 Technical Data Sheet or by contacting us.

Product of the Week 4-22-19

Product of the week is KBW-PT400 PTFE Compound. This wax compound contains the highest percentage of PTFE in any wax compound Kustom Group offers. KBW-PT400 is recommended for sheetfed and heatset inks, has excellent rub resistance, and improves slip.

Other features of KBW-PT400:

  • Good gloss retention
  • Approximately 60% PTFE loading
  • Laser safe, heat stable

More information can be found on the KBW-PT400 Technical Data Sheet or by contacting us.

Product of the Week 4-15-19

Product of the week is KS-21088 Soft Touch Screen Matte UV Coating. Similar to Kustom Group’s KS-888 and KS-890, KS-21088 is a non-water containing, UV curable, soft-touch tactile matte coating. This product will cure and protect like a standard matte UV coating and can be applied inline or offline over dry ink.

Other features of KS-21088:

  • Low thixotropy
  • UV coatable, cold-foil stampable, and hot gluable
  • Can be applied with rotary or flatbed screen

More information can be found on the KS-21088 Technical Data Sheet or by contacting us.

Product of the Week 4-8-19

Product of the week is KB-280 100% NVM Low Dot Gain Soya Gel Vehicle. This vehicle is formulated without volatile materials and creates an ink that will not break down on high speed presses. KB-280 has a high viscosity along with outstanding heat and shear stability. 

Other features of KB-280:

  • Good for high solids sheetfed applications
  • Maintains dot sharpness
  • Fast set speed

More information can be found on the KB-280 Technical Data Sheet or by contacting us.

Product of the Week 4-1-19

Product of the week is KS-373 Photoinitiator Compound. This blend is an economical top cure photoinitiator and is recommended for darker colors, thicker films, and whites. KS-373 is not only an excellent choice for flexo inks but is also a good choice for litho and screen applications.

Other features of KS-373:

  • Low viscosity liquid for easy blending
  • Combination of select photoinitiators
  • Can be used with all standard organic pigments and select carbon black and whites

More information can be found on the KS-373 Technical Data Sheet or by contacting us.

Product of the Week 3-25-19

Product of the week is KS-890 BZP Free True UV Soft Feel Coating. Did you like our KS-888 that was featured in October but want a Benzophenone free version? KS-890 is the answer. This product is a non-water containing, UV curable, matte, tactile coating. KS-890 can be applied in-line over aqueous flexo and energy curable litho and flexo ink systems.

Other features of KS-890:

  • Low thixotropy
  • Excellent cure response
  • UV coatable, cold-foil stampable, and hot glueable

More information can be found on the KS-890 Technical Data Sheet or by contacting us.

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