Landa NanoInk®

The Heart of Nanography™

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Many materials, when reduced to nano particle size, acquire unexpected properties. Some particles become super-hard, able to protect surfaces from abrasion; some become super-absorbent in the blood stream, enabling unique drug delivery systems.

In the course of a decade of research, Landa observed that ink pigments, when reduced to nanometric scale, become unusually powerful colorants.

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On the basis of this discovery, Landa created Landa NanoInk® containing ultra-small pigment particles that are tens of nanometers in size – about one-half the size of pigment particles used in offset ink.

Water-based Landa NanoInk® colorants are at the core of the Landa Nanographic Printing® Process and help make it a breakthrough printing technology.

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THE DIFFERENCE IS IN THE DOTS

The precise and extremely efficient low ink lay-down enables Landa NanoInk® image to consistently produce extremely round dots with super-sharp edges and high optical uniformity and consistent density. This is equally true whether you are printing on glossy or matte paper—or on any other substrate.

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EXTENDED COLOR GAMUT

The extremely small size of the Landa NanoInk® pigments achieve a light dynamic range in the Nanographic Printing process wider than any other printing process. The four color palette (CMYK) and seven color palette (CMYK + OVG) cover more Pantone colors than offset printing and translates and practically eliminate the need for spot colors, off press color mixing and on-press ink replacements.

PRINTS ON ANY MEDIA

One of the most important benefits of Landa NanoInk® is that the ultra-thin Nanographic Printing ink film has the extraordinary ability to bond to all paper and plastic printing substrates. Due to Nanographic Printing® process, Landa NanoInk® images can be applied to a wide range of sheet or web substrates without any priming or pretreatment. It prints on any off-the-shelf, coated or uncoated paper, newsprint, heavy cartonboard, and plastic (such as PE, PET, PVC, BOPP).

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