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Product Information - FUJIFILM Australia

Series 180 KGColor + Series 180 KG Solvent-based inkjet inks.Color+ Series 180 KG inks have been designedexclusively for the Scitex Grandjet and XLjetwide format presses.Features• Solvent-based technology• Fast drying• Bright vibrant colours• Suitable for uncoated materials• Recommended for both external and internalapplicationsInk PropertiesSeries 180KG is a range of high density, highly durablesolvent-based pigmented inks for Scitex Grandjetand XLjet printers or similar Piezo drop-on-demandprinters utilizing XAAR head technology. Using the bestquality pigments and Sericol Imaging’s unique Micro Vdispersion technology, Series 180 KG inks provide a widecolour gamut multiplying the number of coloursprintable whilst simultaneously maximising the outdoorlightfastness for prints with a lasting impact.Color+ Series 180 KG inks have been specifically designedfor use with these printers to ensure compatibility andeasy change over.Trichromatic colour rangeKG004 or KGX04 BlackKG003Light BlackKG052 or KGX52 YellowKG063 Light YellowKG135 or KGX35 MagentaKG185 or KGX85 Light MagentaKG215 or KGX15 CyanKG255 or KGX55 Light CyanQU016 Flushing and cleaning solventAvailable in 5 litre containersApplication RangeSeries 180 KG inks are recommended for a wide range ofuncoated materials. Main applications include:• Display PoP• Poster, Banners• Bus/Taxi Advertising• Exhibition Graphics.Series 180 KG can be used to decorate a wide range ofsubstrates such as:• Banner Grade PVC• PVC• Self -adhesive Vinyl• Mesh• PaperTHE END USER MUST DETERMINE SUITABILITY OF THISPRODUCT FOR THE INTENDED USE PRIOR TO PRODUCTIONDryingSeries 180 KG inks have been formulated to meet thedrying specification of the Scitex Grandjet and XLjetwide format presses using solvent-based inks.The actual drying speed will depend on a number offactors. These include, ink thickness, substrate choice andthe print speed.Colour and outdoor durabilityThe highest quality pigments have been chosen for theirsuper-wide colour gamut maximising the range ofcolours achievable.Accelerated weathering tests have been carried out in aXenon Arc weatherometer set to the SAEJ 1960 standard.Under these conditions the accelerated weathering ofSeries 180 KG inks equate to approximately 24 monthsoutdoor exposure in a temperate climate such as the UK.Chemical and Abrasion ResistanceSeries 180 KG inks have good chemical and abrasionresistance. However, for optimum resistance it isrecommended to over-varnish or laminate prints toprotect the surface from chemical attack.PlasticsCertain plastics may be impregnated with lubricants,which may impair adhesion and block resistance even aconsiderable period of time after printing.It is normal for Banner Grade PVC to be highly plasticised,which over time migrates to the surface significantlyreducing the ink adhesion level. This problem can beovercome by wiping the surface with white spirit beforeprinting.Head WarrantySericol warrant that Series 180 KG inks have beenformulated to be compatible with the ink supply systemof the Scitex Grandjet and XLjet press and will notcause damage to the print heads providing these inks areused in accordance with Scitex’s own operating andservicing recommendations and Sericol’s ink storageconditions.If Sericol inks are proven to be the cause of a breakdown,then Sericol will replace the defective parts.In the case of a claim, any defective part will be subject toanalysis in our technical service laboratory to determinethe cause and extent of damage due to ink performance.This warranty is in addition to that set out in Sericol’sstandard terms and conditions of supply.


RQ Color+StorageSeries 180 KG inks should not be stored in direct sunlightor near warm pipes and should be kept away fromperoxides. In the interest of maximum shelf-life storagetemperatures should be between 5 and 30ºC. If storedunder these conditions the inks are expected to have ashelf-life of 12 months from date of manufacture for allcolours excluding KG052 Yellow which is 6 months.Fujifilm Sericol UK Limited:• Has certification to the International EnvironmentalStandard, ISO 14001.• Is committed to minimising the risk to users of ourproducts, and also to minimising the impact of ouractivities on the environment, from formulationthrough to production and supply.• Research & development team, work to an in houseHealth, Safety and Environmental policy, termed‘Design for Health, Safety and Environment’, with theaim of proactively developing products with the leastimpact on health, safety and the environment.• Regularly review and monitor our impacts andactivities, setting objectives and targets as part of acontinual improvement process.• Is committed to reducing waste through better use ofraw materials, energy, water, re-use and recycling.Safety & HandlingSeries 180 KG inks• Are formulated to be free from any chemicals toxic tohealth, carcinogenic, mutagenic or reprotoxic accordingto Directive 67/548/EC.• Are not routinely tested, but are formulated to complywith the EN71-3 1995 Toy Safety Standard.Comprehensive information on the safety and handlingof Series 180 KG inks and cleaner is given in theappropriate Sericol Safety Data Sheet available onrequest.Environmental InformationSeries 180 KG inks• Do not contain ozone-depleting chemicals as describedat the Montreal Convention.• Are formulated free from aromatic hydrocarbons.The information and recommendations contained in this Product Information sheet, as well as technical advice otherwise given by representatives of our Company, whether verbally or in writing, are based onour present knowledge and believed to be accurate. However, no guarantee regarding their accuracy is given as we cannot cover or anticipate every possible application of our products and becausemanufacturing methods, printing stocks and other materials vary. For the same reason our products are sold without warranty and on condition that users shall make their own tests to satisfy themselves thatthey will meet fully their particular requirements. Our policy of continuous product improvement might make some of the information contained in this Product Information sheet out of date and users arerequested to ensure that they follow current recommendations.FUJIFILM SERICOL AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITED4 Coronation Avenue, Kings Park NSW 2148Tel: +61 (2) 8825 2700 Fax: +61 (2) 9621 8100www.fujifilmsericol.com.auCustomer Service CentreTel: 1300 650 504 Fax: 1300 650 512Email: orders.australia@fujifilmsericol.comTechnical Helpline Tel:1300 135 357PRINTED IN AUSTRALIA 1850/P7

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