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Zeller+Gmelin – Colour series Uvaflex FCM Y81 completed

Within the product family Uvaflex FCM Y81 Zeller+Gmelin has newly developed a gloss varnish and five types of black (Source: Zeller+Gmelin)

GERMANY • The company recently added new products to its new colour series Uvaflex FCM Y81. In addition to its newly developed gloss varnish, these also include five different types of black for various applications. They complete the current FCM generation introduced to the market by Zeller+Gmelin at Labelexpo Europe 2017.

According to the German ink manufacturer, the new products have typical features such as low migration potential and good printing properties. This is due to the use of new raw materials and a technology that reduces migration-critical components. Tthe ink series represents is especially suitable for food or cosmetic packaging.

The new gloss varnish YL-7G106 rounds off the Uvaflex FCM Y81 colour series with a varnish that ensures safe handling during both printing and curing. It is bisphenol-A free, meets Nestlé’s Guidance Note and has high abrasion resistance. The varnish can easily be overprinted with standard thermal transfer ribbons.

Zeller+Gmelin has developed a whole range of colour types for the black sector, each suitable for different applications. These include a process set black (Y81-S1400), matt black (Y81-X40302), a brilliant black (Y81-X40101) and a backside black (Y81-X40200), which cannot be overprinted. A fifth type of black, Y81-X40301, is designed for surface printing for lid applications. This product offers increased scratch resistance.

The new FCM-Y81 series can be used universally on paper and film, so that different applications such as self-adhesive labels, shrink sleeves, in-mould labels, wrap-around labels, flexible packaging or folding boxes can be covered.

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Rosina Obermayer

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