Water-based sublimation ink is one of the necessary consumables for sublimation printers when printing. Different types of printers require different inks, and different types of inks have different effects on the printer's printout. Simply put, the inks of indoor and outdoor printers are different, divided into water-based inks and oil-based inks. Their main differences are as follows:
The water-based printing ink additive is not an organic solvent component, and it is harmless to the human body and the environment. Therefore, it is an environmentally-friendly ink, which is in line with the development direction of today's social civilization. Dye sublimation inks are water-based inks.
Secondly, the new generation of sublimation water-based inks, due to the use of nano-scale pigment production technology, overcomes the sensitivity of dye-based inks to temperature, humidity, atmospheric conditions, light effects, etc., achieves the ideal effect of waterproof, light-resistant and UV-resistant, and just overcomes The drawbacks of traditional inkjet printing have been used by more and more sublimation printer users.
Both water-based and oil-based have dye and pigment inks, but the pH values of the two are different and cannot be mixed in the same printhead. Oily inks are generally used in outdoor printers because they have stronger UV and weathering resistance than dye sublimation ink, and are more waterproof, so they are widely used in the printing of outdoor advertising materials. Its shortcomings are also obvious, because the use of organic solvents, so the ink is generally very odorous, may produce toxic and harmful substances. For this problem, it is recommended that you choose high-quality environmentally-friendly solvent inks, and at the same time achieve the printing effect, there is no pollution to the environment.