The ranges of product <<ink cleaners>> together with Ibeslab QS offer cleaning solutions designed for each printing process of Graphic Arts:
Together with the type of ink and cleaning process that the client has established we propose specific cleaners for this process, which we classify into three groups depending on their majority composition:
– Solvent based cleaners
– Water-based cleaners
– Alcohol- based cleaners
The printing inks are formulated guided by a variety of resins, but get into four families according to the soluble component of the resin: solvent, ultra violet, water and fat.
In the same way, the Ibeslab cleaners are design for manual application or automatic washing equipment. These can be apply outside or inside the machine when arranged washing circuits or elements cannot be extract.
Our team will recommend you the most suitable product for every need according to quality, productivity and environmental requirements.
Both require optimum efficiency and are safe for the operator and the environment, but automatic cleaners tend to be slower evaporating, for equipment safety and to avoid evaporation losses.
Yes, we can propose customised, more sustainable and efficient alternatives to any product after analysing the customer’s requirements and current process.
Yes. Although a solvent or water based ink cleaner may remove these residues, the items to be cleaned such as clichés or rubbers are made of other more sensitive compounds and could be damaged by the wrong cleaner. It is recommended to use specific cleaners for UV-curable inks.
Yes, the ibeslab ID and ibeslab QS range of cleaners integrates water-based cleaners and other substances with low or no VOCs.