Arpro Specialty Inks and Coatings is an Approved Supplier for The Flexo Factor

Founded in 2011 by Rajive Jhaveri, Arpro Inks brings 30 plus years of experience in formulating inks for the printing industry.

Rajive Jhaveri

Rajive Jhaveri

Our key markets are flexographic inks typically used for wide and narrow web flexographic printing. Joined by his wife Nancy, they have combined a skilled team of personnel that are dedicated to provide products which are performance driven, innovative and ultimately provide customer satisfaction.

Meta-Flex

Meta-Flex metallic inks Exhibit HIGH brilliance, excellent shelf life, and superior coverage. These low gassing formulations WILL impress!

META-FLEX metallic inks feature:

  • Low environmental impact

  • Minimal gassing

  • Excellent brilliance

  • Superior coverage

Meta-Flex Metallic Ink
Meta-Flex Metallic Ink

Meta-Scratch

Meta-Scratch scratch-off ink is specifically formulated for printing scratch-off game inserts as well as lottery tickets. Key features include low environmental impact (no APE), providing leveling on UV release coats, and has excellent hiding capabilities when combined with opaque white or black inks.

Available in water-based and U.V. formulations!

Meta Scratch Off Ink
Meta Scratch Off Ink

Covert Specialty Ink

Opti Fluorescent products are water-based liquid pigment dispersions with a pronounced fluorescent effect. In normal daylight conditions “Opti Fluorescents” are virtually invisible on paper. However, upon exposure to UV-A light (optimal effect achieved at approx. 366 nm) the very distinct fluorescent color becomes visible (emission at approx. 533 nm).

Covert Specialty Ink
Covert Specialty Ink

Pearlescent Ink

Developed as a versatile pearlescent base for flexographic applications. “Arsepearl 123 – Pearlescent Base” allows printers the capabilities to use it as an over print coating, reverse print, trap over, or can be used to tint colorants to create desired effects.

*Due to vast selections of substrates, we recommend pre-testing intended substrates.

Pearlescent Ink
Pearlescent Ink

Fluorescent Ink

AR-Series water base fluorescent.  This unique system provides unique  custom formulated colors for a variety of substrates.  As needed, this system can be formulated to provide specific resistance properties.

*Due to vast selections of substrates, we recommend pre-testing intended substrates.

Fluorescent Ink
Fluorescent Ink

Ink Additives

ADF0002- Micro Foam Plus Defoamer Additive- Highly effective formulation to address micro foaming, particularly for high speed printing processes.

•AXF0003- Ink Refresh Additive- Formulated to clean up dirty print and help lower ink viscosity.

MSLDV-1 Metallic Silver Letdown Varnish.  Developed as a primary letdown varnish when formulating water-based flexographic metallic silver ink. A balanced formulation providing excellent press performance, low foaming and low gassing when combined with aluminum pigments.

Ink Additives
Ink Additives

Ink Cleaner

A perfect environmentally safe choice for replacing harsh solvents and toxic chemical cleaners.  Works for both water-based and UV Flexographic Inks.

 

Ink Cleaner
Ink Cleaner

Gloss UV Overprint Varnish Ink Coatings

Gloss UV Overprint Varnish-formulated to be for Tag and Label printing.  UXF0001 exhibits high gloss, clarity and has excellent rheology characteristics making it an ideal choice for most printing equipment and product applications.

Soft Feel Overprint Varnish-is a non-water containing UV curable matte coating recommended for use as a soft-touch tactile coating.

 

 

Gloss UV Ink Coating
Gloss UV Ink Coating

High Speed Ink

High Speed is formulated to run on wide web and narrow web flexographic presses that are capable of achieving press speeds up to 2000 fpm.  These inks have excellent foam control for enclosed doctor-blade configuration and are extremely sheer stable. The High Speed Series of inks works best within the 2.0 BCM to 3.0 BCM range.

*Due to vast selections of substrates, we recommend pre-testing intended substrates.

 

 

High Speed Ink
High Speed Ink

AquaEos Film Inks

AquaEos film inks are designed for printing on various film substrates.  These inks are available in a range of strength levels to achieve the best results that suit your press configuration.  AquaEos can be ordered for both, lamination applications or surface print application.

*Due to vast selections of substrates, we recommend pre-testing intended substrates.

Aqueous Ink Specialty Ink
Aqueous Ink

APPROTHERM Thermal Ink

ARPROTHERM thermal inks are designed for direct or indirect thermal printing applications. This thermal system provides high heat resistance and helps to eliminate pick off ink transfer to the print heads. This versatile ink system offers excellent color strength for a variety of label applications.

*Due to vast selections of substrates, we recommend pre-testing intended substrates.

ApproTherm Ink
ApproTherm Ink