RUCO USA recently announced the development of the RUCO 935-UV Ink Series for screen printing glass and ceramic. The new system eliminates the need for costly gas lehrs and batch ovens when curing glass and ceramic substrates. Offering in excess of 500 dishwasher cycles, superior chemical and abrasion resistance, and durability suitable for returnable bottles, this ink series offers the durability of a lehr-fired ink with all the advantages of a UV-cured ink. Suitable applications include flat glass, mirrors, float glass, furniture glass, cosmetic flint glass and satin finish glass, ceramic mugs, glass beverage containers, and returnable bottles.
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