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Inks and Fluids

Crucial to the performance and operation of some of our technologies, we recommend that you only use Linx approved inks and fluids in your Linx CIJ, TIJ or Large Character coding equipment. Our range includes specialist inks for a wide
array of industrial coding applications, including for traceability, security, edible
goods, harsh production environments and more.

General purpose black ink printed on cardboard and plastic

Linx General Purpose Black Inks

Our range of general-purpose black inks gives outstanding performance on most common materials, ideal for most general external packaging applications.

Linx special adherence ink printed on plastic packaging

Linx Special Adherence Inks

Designed for applications where production processes may challenge the adherence or durability of other inks. Inks for coding onto plastics and plastic films such as nylon, polyethylene, polypropylene (including untreated OPP and BOPP), and polyvinylchloride.

Food grade ink printed on eggshell

Food Grade Inks

Containing only edible raw materials conforming to regulations of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), or the European Union (EU). 

Linx contrasting ink printed on coloured cables and wires

Linx Contrasting Inks

A range of pigmented inks which deliver vivid codes, in a variety of colours, onto a range of materials including rubbers, plastics and metals. They also offer good heat tolerance, light-fastness and resistance to solvents. 

Process specific ink printed on wet metal surface

Process Specific Inks

Designed for more challenging applications where the substrate is subjected to additional processes e.g. steam sterilisation or chemical washes.

Security UV Readable ink printed on glass bottle

Security (UV Readable) Inks

Inks which are near invisible in normal light but fluoresce violet or red under UV light. Suitable for anti-counterfeiting and other discreet coding applications.

Coloured ink printed on pale cardboard and plastic substrates

Coloured Inks for Pale Substrates

Dye-based inks that provide a strong contrast with a range of coloured substrates.  For better code legibility or can be used to match packaging branding for discreet coding. 

Ink for large character marking systems printed on a cardboard box

Large Character Marking

Linx specialist inks for Large Character Marking  are fast drying and have a low odour making them particularly suitable for food packaging. Applications can include outer case coding, product identification, corporate branding, contact information or ingredients listings. 

Linx Surefill®

Linx industrial ink solutions use the Linx SureFill® bottle verification system which ensures fast, mistake-proof refills: it prevents the use of incorrect fluids helping you to avoid costly printer repairs.

How To Order

Linx inks and fluids are developed and produced to the highest quality standards. For more information and details of how to order consumables:

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