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Vinyl Chromadek Sign Board of MTN Printed on Large Format Printer by ECO-Solvent Ink on Vinyl

History-MTN Group

MTN Group Limited is a South African based mobile telecommunications company with footprint across 24 countries in Africa and the Middle East. MTN holds 35% of the market share in Nigeria and one-third of its revenue is generated from business in this market. MTN’s headquarters are based in Johannesburg, South Africa. In 2016 MTN was named the 11th largest mobile network in the world, with a whopping 232.6 million users and was named the largest mobile network in Africa.

In this video On Par Printers can be seen creating a chromadek sign board for a cellphone shop using AM’S FastCOLOUR large format printer and ECO-Solvent Ink.

What Does Our Ink Comprise Of?

Our ECO-Solvent ink consists of the following key ingredients:

Automotive grade pigment - Is long-lasting and can withstand unfavourable weather conditions.
Solvent – It is highly permeable.
Resin – It has a sticky, superior quality substance that functions more like glue.

Why is ECO Solvent Ink so special?

The benefits of eco-solvent printing

Eco-solvent inks have their colours suspended in a mild environmentally-friendly solvent, which means that the ink has virtually no odour as they don’t contain as many volatile organic compounds. They’ve been around since the early 2000s and originally were designed for general signage work.

Having less volatile organic compounds also means that the eco-solvent printing cartridges are not so damaging, or deteriorating, to your printer components and as such you won’t need to do full system cleans quite so often – although as with any type of printing you will need to do regular cleaning and maintenance of your printer from time to time.

Eco-solvent printing does require more heat in order to dry and this can affect the type of material you can print on.

Properties of ECO-Solvent

-It is environmentally safe.
-It dries very quick.
-It has a wide colour spectrum.
-It has less volatile organic compound.
-Ideal for billboards and other forms of signage.
-It is durable and is capable of adhering to covered or uncoated surfaces.
-It is waterproof and wear resistant therefore decolorization will not easily take place.
-Outdoor performance is durable. The Ink is able to resist the influence of UV rays and prevents the colour from fading.
-Good adhesion and quick drying.

To purchase Advanced Machinery’s FastCOLOUR large format printer and ECO-Solvent Ink simply dial 072 222 2211 / 060 600 6000 for sales or you can always buy the products from our online shop called BuyThis.co.za/ . For more product information log onto our website am.co.za/