OS437 is a retort resistant black MEK ink suited for printing on Special thermochromic ink resist retort process and has direct compatibility for use in the Videojet 1000 Line continuous inkjet printers. This ink has been specifically designed for code durability through tough high-temperature steam retort and pasteurization processes used in cooking prepared food containers for shelf stability.
Benefits of V437-D
- High temperature steam retort resistance
- Pasteurization resistant
- Penetrates thin layer of oil
- Resistant to bases, Mil Spec Solvent C, mineral spirits, and oils
- Compliant with European Printing Ink Association (EuPIA) Exclusion List
OS437 ink was responsibly designed and manufactured to maximize contrast, adhesion, and uptime while meeting safety, environmental, and regulatory requirements. Every batch is tested to ensure it meets strict quality control specifications.
Applications for V437-D
The OS437 ink is suitable for printing on metal cans and plastic/foil pouches of food that require a retort process including: vegetables, fruit, soup, sauces, baby food, meat/fish, and ready-to-eat meals. During the cooking process, containers can get stacked, causing codes to come in contact with other containers. In those situations, this ink is transfer-resistant.
Other typical applications for this ink include: Process food containers, metal cans, plastic pouches, trays & tubs, automotive parts, electronic boards.
Similar to that of V459-D this ink is able to endure pre and post processes that include:
- Dry substrates
- Penetrates through thinlayer of oil
- Resist retort process minimum 30 minutes cycle at 240° F.
- After retort no color change
Targeted Industries of OS437
The OS437 ink is suitable for printing on flexible packaging films typically used in the tobacco and food packaging industries. It has excellent adhesion to coated plastic.
Other industries customers have successfully used OS437 for their application: Fruits & vegetables, Meat & poultry, Cosmetics, Personal & home care, Automotive & aerospace.
The make-up for this ink is OS706.
The cleaner for this is OS901.
To purchase those fluids, see the related products below.
OS437 is a product with a normal lead time of 7 business days to fulfill (Intermediate Item).)
Orders placed for this fluid may take up to 10 business days to fulfill (Intermediate Item).
If you need it sooner, please contact customer care after you purchase online is complete.