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Corrugated and carton ink system

Corrugated and Carton Ink Systems

We offer a wide variety of inks for carton and corrugated containers. We have common vehicles that serve as carriers for the desired colors and pigments. Also, it is not uncommon to have combinations of various vehicles to achieve desired price points and properties. Our popular water-based flexographic vehicle systems for corrugated and board are as follows:

This water-based flexographic ink system is ideal for kraft and mottled white. In addition, it is the
economically conscious ink system option.

Advantages of the Performance Kraft ink system include:

  • Customized color strength and opacity
  • Optimum lay
  • Uniform appearance

This water-based flexographic ink system is an exceptional choice for corrugated converters printing on all liners. Moreover, PerformancePlus produces the best print images due to great transfer on press and the color opacity.

Advantages of the PerformancePlus ink system include:

  • Excellent rewetting on press
  • Customized color strength and opacity
  • Optimum lay
  • Uniform appearance

This water-based flexographic ink system is ideal for kraft, mottled, and uncoated boards. Additionally, the FK ink system is fast drying for improved inline converting.

Advantages of the FastKraft ink system include:

  • Custom color strength
  • Good lay
  • Uniform print appearance when high volume and full coverage are needed

This water-based flexographic ink system is universal for paper substrates, kraft, kemi, mottled, coated, and uncoated.

Advantages of the GC12 ink system include:

  • Great resolubility on press
  • Excellent transfer on press
  • Exceptional rub resistance
  • Excellent process printing

This water-based flexographic ink system is for coated and uncoated paper substrates. Additionally, the GC45 ink system is often recommended when the dry rate of the GC50 ink system is too fast.

Advantages of the GC45 ink system include:

  • Excellent resolubility on press
  • Excellent transfer on press
  • Exceptional rub resistance on final printed product

GC50 is a versatile water-based ink system for flexographic printing on coated and uncoated paper substrates.

Advantages of the GC50 ink system include:

  • Fast drying
  • Water resistant
  • Transparent
  • Glossy on coated paper substrates
  • Sharp print characteristics
  • Excellent rub properties

GC50 is easy to use and compatible with all other Poteet water-based inks.

We take pride in formulating the best water-based screen and process inks for both direct and preprint applications. And, PRO-X is our top champion! Adjustable strength and dry rates allow customization to specific press and ambient conditions. This ink system has excellent resolubility on press and water resistance when dry.

This system is designed for coated liners and also has excellent results on uncoated paper substrates. This flexible ink system serves a dual role in that it can also be used for line or screen copy. PRO-X is great for: kraft, kemi, Lepa, and mottled white.