Special Effect Inks for Digital Printing on Architectural Glass

Our Special Effect Inks enables frosted, etched and sandblasted and other effects on glass without masking.

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Ferro offers our Light Diffusion series of special effect inks formulated to deliver etch effects on architectural glass using digital printing. 

Our Light Diffusion series of special effect inks for digital printing on architectural glass are an efficient, lead-free and environmentally friendly alternative to traditional glass etch processes. These inks provide detailed and versatile etch effects on glass using digital printing, for varied functional requirements, including privacy and light control.

For an extra shine with perfect metallic effects, Ferro’s Precious Metallic Inks Series of ceramic inks for digital printing are available in gold and platinum versions. They are ideal for use in prestigious glass projects and reflective applications.  


SPECIAL EFFECT INKS APPLICATIONS
  • Art and signage     
  • Balustrades and balconies  
  • Commercial projects
  • Decorative glass for tabletops
  • Glass wall dividers and partitions     
  • Doors and windows
  • Printed glass facades
  • Glass curtain walls
  • Glass roofs
  • Canopies and ceilings
  • Glass kitchen backsplashes
  • Lightening
  • Multi dimensions effect
  • Renovation projects
  • Shower doors
  • Solar control
  • Stained glass windows
  • Wall covers
  • Reflective glass


PROPERTIES AND FEATURES 
Ferro’s Light Diffusion ceramic inks for digital printing on glass are compliant with industry standards and with widely available industrial products.

All our digital inks were successfully tested according to many worldwide industry standards according to the relevancy of the ink to the specific application. 

Weathering Resistance Acid Resistance Alcohol Resistance Scratch Resistance Glass Blend Strength Stain Resistance Slip Resistance Surface Durability of Laminated Glass
Industry Standard: ISO-11341 (ISO-16474)
Industry Standard: ASTM C 724-91, ASTM 777-04 Industry Standard: UNE-EN 15200 Industry Standard: AS 3894.4, EN 438-2, ISO 4586-2 Industry Standard: BS EN 1288-5 Industry Standard: UNE-EN 15200 Industry Standard: ASTM E 303, ANSI A137.1, EN1341
Industry Standard: EN ISO 12543-4

 

*Note: Some of the standards are related to several inks and some only for a specific ink. 

 

COMPATIBILITY WITH INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS  SUPPLIER AND BRAND 
Lamination industry products – tested with pummel test, bake test, boil test Kuraray: TROSIFOL® PVB & SentryGlas®
Adhesives and sealants industry products SIKA: Sikasil®, Dow Corning: 993®
Structural glazing tape 3M: VHB™ BE3F, G23F, W20F



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