Mirage Inks | News

New Products - January 2017

Mirage has some new products for the new year:

UV Free Radical Gloss & Matt Lacquers which are designed for label applications to overprint digital print & also to be thermally receptive.
Also a high clarity, high shrink gloss UV Free Radical lacquer which can be applied to high shrink areas of shrink sleeves. This can be used through surface print to give protection & also reverse print to control the coefficient of friction.

Mirage Move - update - May 2016

Mirage are now working on the final fit out of their new factory. The new manufacturing equipment is in place and awaits commissioning, the laboratories are nearly complete. Nearly there!

High Strength Extended Gamut UV Ink Ranges - March 2016

Mirage have developed very high strength pantone extended colour gamut ranges of free radical UV inks (Diamond Std & Diamond F) which give the required density readings when applied at low anilox volume.

News on the Mirage move - February 2016

Mirage is building a new factory at Frome which will give the company a perfect platform to grow in the future and to continue to improve the service to our customers. We are aiming to move in very soon. This represents a significant investment and confirms Mirage’s commitment to maintaining its position at the forefront of ink technology.


U.V. LED Development - August 2015

Mirage has developed a small range of U.V. Free Radical inks for use with LED curing technology

Aquarius Low Curl - August 2015

Mirage can now offer a low curl version of their water based Aquarius system for paper which when dry gives minimal paper curl.

High Strength Solvent Based Process Sets - August 2015

Mirage can now offer High Strength Process Sets, specifically formulated to customers print machine requirements with excellent print quality. Ranges available for surface print, lamination and for outdoor specification.

Enhanced Colour Matching Capabilities - August 2015

As well as colour matching to conventional pantone colours Mirage can now provide colours matched to global cloud based pantone ‘live’ system.

Improved Performance of Polyamide casing inks - August 2015

Mirage’s recent improvements to their Quartz Stellar U.V. cationic ink system have resulted in enhanced flexibility and water resistance when printing onto a wide range of polyamide casing materials

Aquaclave Ink system independently certified - May 2015

The Aquaclave ink system has been independently certified & tested in accordance with AAMI/ANSI/ISO 11140-1:2005 for requirements of a Class 1 Steam Process Indicator. 


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