Gravure Inks

Shrink Wrap Inks


Tol-MEK free gravure printing ink system for reverse printing on shrinkable PVC film labels.


Plastic bottle wraps, juice bottles, shampoos etc.

Print Process:


Print Substrate:

Shrinkable PVC films

Key Product Features:

Excellent printability and re-solubility.

Low solvent retention.

High color strength.

Higher bond strength.

Excellent scuff resistance.

Extremely stable and excellent re-usability.

Excellent half tone reproduction.

Good doctor blade life

Suitable for speed from 50 M/M to 250 M/M

Solvent System
Normal Ethyl Acetate
Retarder Butyl Acetate/DAA (As required)
Shelf Life

The inks and varnishes of this series have under normal conditions a shelf life of at least 6 months Normal Conditions means

Storage in tightly closed containers

No admixtures

Temperature not exceeding 25℃ for weeks or 30℃ for days

Short time excessive-temperatures e.g. at transport are not harmful. The products are not sensitive to frost. “Over-stored” inks (typical symptoms: fall in gloss, shift in shade, formation of odour and / or viscosity increase) may normally – off color being exceptions - be used the same way as residual inks by controlled admixture to fresh inks. Increased viscosity due to long-time storage of inks may generally be adjusted by addition of a slightly higher amount of thinner than the usual.

Please take note of the following:

The performance results indicated in this literature are only indicative under controlled conditions of laboratory with virgin & standard packaging grade films. Please do not use lower grades or substandard films. HFL, will not take any responsibility for abnormal results.

Liability: While the information outlined is given in good faith, it does not constitute a guarantee and neither is one implied as to the specific end use suitability of any product. The customers should always evaluate the suitability of products to their own satisfaction.

HFL is responsible only to the tune of replacing the ink consumed in case of any printing related problems clearly assigned to in-compatibility.


Not recommended for surface printing application.
Kindly inform our technical team for ARSR properties.

Health and Safety

Read the health and safety guidelines before using these products. The user is responsible for all local legislation requirement and packaging conditions.

Ink Handling

Please refer to general guideline for handling inks for flexible packaging

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