OS470 is a general purpose, MEK and methanol free, black to blue thermochromic ink (950ml). It is a direct replacement for Videojet's V470-D and is designed to change color from black to blue during a 30-minute retort process at 120o C. The MPK-based OS470 ink is ideally suited for printing on metal cans before retort. This ink can withstand the retort process with minimal effect on the printed message and changes the ink color from black to blue. This ink has a dry time of between 1-5 seconds.
- Developed to print on processed food containers such as lacquered/tin-free or tin-plated metal cans, flexible pouches, plastic bowls and trays, and TetraPak® packaging before retort.
- Moderate to rapid dry time, usually between 1- 5 seconds depending on the substrates. Heat generated from hot filled food items may accelerate the dry time.
- OS470 ink can withstand the retort process with minimal effect on the printed message and changes the ink color from black to blue in 30 minutes at 120o C.
The make-up for this ink is OS711 and the cleaner for this is OS909. To purchase those fluids, see the related products below.
Orders placed for this fluid may take up to 10 business days to fulfill. If you need it sooner, please contact us after you purchase online.