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Security UV Readable Inks

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Linx Security UV Readable Inks have been developed for discreet coding and marking applications such as anti-counterfeiting or internal traceability. They are almost invisible in normal light but fluoresce under UV light. These Linx UV readable inks are available in different colours. Linx UV readable inks works with different solvent bases to offer more choice.

Linx does not manufacture inks or solvents for any other supplier. These fluids are tested extensively during their development. They are in compliance with strict specifications, resulting in a high level of quality assurance. There is ample evidence that the use of non-Linx inks or solvents in Linx printers can affect printer reliability and lead to costly repairs and production line downtime. There is no need to worry about using the wrong inks and solvents. The Linx SureFill┬« product verification system prevents the use of incorrect fluids. It helps avoiding expensive printer repairs.


  • Linx Clear UV readable ink 1121 fluoresces blue under a UV light and allows discreet internal traceability. Perfect solution for anti-counterfeiting coding of high value goods and documents.
  • Linx Clear security ink 3160 fluoresces red under a UV light, and its low odour may be preferred for coding food and tobacco packaging.
Ink Type Drying time (seconds) Colour-fastness (in direct sunlight)* Solvent base Additional features
Linx Clear UV readable ink 1121 1-2 2-3 weeks Methyl ethyl ketone Removable with alkali wash
Linx Clear security ink 3160 1-3 2-3 weeks Ethanol/Acetone Low odour

*The actual degree of fading will vary according to location, time of year, substrate and type and intensity of daylight.

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