What is in the ink in your printer?

what-is-in-the-ink-in-your-printer.jpgWe are concerned about ink that is used for printing. Ink liquid that containsdyes or pigment and a liquid or solvent that dissolves or suspends the dye or pigment. Many inks are largely water, but liquids other than water such as alcohols and oils can be used. Dyes are colored liquids that completely dissolve in the ink. Pigments are small particles of colored materials that are suspended in the ink. Dyes and pigments can be made from natural plants and minerals or can be manufactured from other chemicals. The oils and solvents are present to make sure that the does what it is supposed to do; to help it dry faster and “stick” to the paper as well as stay in a “mixed” state

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